Jüdische Selbstorganisation und Abwehrarbeit in Berlin am Beispiel ost- und südosteuropäischer jüdischer Migration (1880–1893)

The article examines the connections and interdependencies between early Jewish defensive efforts against anti-Semitism and the parallel support for Eastern- and Southeastern European Jewish emigrants. Jewish transit through the German Empire to the US provoked and accelerated anti-Semitic agitation against German Jews. Thus, migration aid as a form of engagement motivated by humanitarianism became part of the defenses against anti-Semitism. The foundation of the C.V. in 1893 and the Aid Organization of the German Jews in 1901 mark the advent of a differentiation between defensive efforts and migration aid.

Author(s): David Hamann

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