Online Module: The Holocaust and Fundamental Rights

Doc. 9. Positions of the Jewish organisations

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In this chapter you'll find the memorandum the Jewish Council of Germany wrote in preparation for the conference. Please find the entire document in the download section.

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Proceedings of the Intergovernmental Committee, Evian, July 6th-15th, 1938. Verbatim record of the plenary meetings of the committee, resolutions and reports. Chambery : s.n., 1938. (Salomon Adler-Rudel: The Evian Conference on the Refugee Question, in: Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook (1968), pp. 235–276.)

With the permission of the Nazi-authorities the "Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland" (Jewish Council of Germany) which cooperated closely with the "Jüdische Kultusgemeinde in Wien" had sent an official delegation to Evian which submitted a detailed, statistically based memorandum. In view of the desperate situation and the fact, that their relatives were being held as hostages until their return, the neutral scholarly tone is striking.  

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