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Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume II  
 Dates:  1914-1958; Bulk Dates: 1919-1950 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  107 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis | Rabbis -- Europe -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- Palestine -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Shehitah -- Europe | Shehitah -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine