In response to the spread of organized
anti-Semitism in the United States during the 1930s, leaders of Los Angeles' Jewish
community formed a special defense organization known as the Los Angeles Jewish
Community Committee. The committee later changed its name to the Jewish Federation
Council of Greater Los Angeles, Community Relations Committee. Part 3 of the collection
continues the documentation of CRC’s activities under the leadership of Fred Herzberg
through the end of his tenure in 1950. Included are the records of Joseph Roos, who
continued to serve as assistant to Herzberg after Leon Lewis' tenure
In response to the spread of organized anti-Semitism in the United States during the
1930s spearheaded by domestic groups like the Ku Klux Klan and international ones like
the propaganda arm of Hitler's Third Reich in Germany, leaders of Los Angeles'
Jewish community formed a special defense organization known as the Los Angeles
Community Relations Committee. The committee's purpose was to work with the
Anti-Defamation League (ADL), B'nai B'rith, the American Jewish Committee
(AJC), the American Jewish Congress, the Council of Jewish Women, and other Zionist
organizations to fight anti-Semitism in the United States.
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