Holocaust American Joint Book Dp Camp Jewish Survivors Sherit Hapleta Judaica For SaleDESCRIPTION :Here for sale is an original vintage Jewish - Hebrew bookwhich was published in MUNCHENGERMANY in 1949 and distributed in the late 1940's after the Holocaust , And the End of WW2 by the American "JOINT" ( The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - JDC ) to the Jewish refugees , The Holocaust survivors which were gathered in DP camps all over Europe. The PRAYERS book , Being a MACHZOR for ROSH HASHANAH and YOM KIPPUR is originaly published for the "JOINT" in Germany and carries the original JOINT stamps ( In YIDDISH ) on its front and back covers and front page. It contains the SPECIAL BLESSING to the SURVIVORS by Rabbi Shlomo Shapira , Urging the poor remnants to leave the soil of Germany and immigrate to ERETZ ISRAEL. Written in Hebrew . Soft cover .5.5 x 8" . 250 pp. Good condition. Used. Clean. Tightly bound. Spine nicely reinforced ( Pls look at scan for accurate AS IS images ) .Will be sent inside a protective rigid envelope . AUTHENTICITY : Thisis anORIGINALvintage 1949 book, NOT a reproduction or a reprint , Itholds alife long GUARANTEE for its AUTHENTICITY and ORIGINALITY. PAYMENTS : Payment method accepted : Paypal .SHIPPMENT : SHIPP worldwide via registered airmailis $10 .Will be sent inside a protective envelope . Will be sent within3-5 days after payment . Kindly note that duration of Int'l registered airmail is around 14 days. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. Since 1914, JDC has exemplified that all Jews are responsible for one another and for improving the well-being of vulnerable people around the world. Today, JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (very often colloquially called "the Joint," or the JDC) is a worldwide Jewish relief organization headquartered in New York. It was established in 1914 and is active in more than 70 countries. JDC offers aid to Jewish communities around the world through a network of social and community assistance programs. In addition, JDC contributes millions of dollars in disaster relief and development assistance to non-Jewish communities. Allied victory offered no guarantee that the tens of thousands of newly liberated Jews (Sh'erit ha-Pletah) would survive to enjoy the fruits of freedom. To stave off mass starvation, JDC marshaled its resources, instituting an ambitious purchasing and shipping program to provide urgent necessities for Holocaust survivors facing critical local shortages. More than 227 million pounds of food, medicine, clothing, and other supplies were shipped to Europe from U.S. ports.By late 1945, 75,000 Jewish survivors of the Nazi horrors had crowded into hastily set up displaced person camps throughout Germany, Austria, and Italy. Conditions were abominable. Earl Harrison, dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, asked Joseph Schwartz, JDC’s European director, to accompany him on his official tour of the camps. His landmark report called for separate Jewish camps and for United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) participation in administering them—with JDC’s help. In response, Schwartz virtually re-created JDC, putting together a field organization that covered Europe and later North Africa and designing a more proactive operational strategy. Supplementing the relief supplied by the army, by UNRRA, and by UNRRA’s successor agency—the International Refugee Organization—JDC distributed emergency aid, but also fed the educational and cultural needs of the displaced, providing typewriters, books, Torah scrolls, ritual articles, and holiday provisions. JDC funds were directed at restoring a sense of community and normalcy in the camps with new medical facilities, schools, synagogues, and cultural activities. Over the next two years, the influx of refugees from all over Central and Eastern Europe would more than triple the number of Jews in the DP camps. Their number included Polish Jews who had returned from their wartime refuge in the Soviet Union only to flee once again (westward, this time) from renewed anti-Semitism and the July 1946 Kielce pogrom. At the same time, JDC was helping sustain tens of thousands of Jews who remained in Eastern Europe, as well as thousands of others living in the West outside the DP camps in Jewish communities also receiving reconstruction assistance from JDC. In 1946, an estimated 120,000 Jews in Hungary, 65,000 in Poland, and more than half of Romania’s 380,000 Jews, depended on JDC for food and other basic needs. By 1947, JDC was supporting 380 medical facilities across the continent, and some 137,000 Jewish children were receiving some form of JDC aid. Falling victim to Cold War tensions, JDC was expelled from Romania, Poland, and Bulgaria in 1949, from Czechoslovakia in 1950, and from Hungary in 1953.
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