Quotation from Stephen Wise “No Jewish organisation would … sponsor a bill which would ...alter the immigration laws” — Apr. 1938

Rabbi, leader of the American Jewish Congress and main spokesman for Zionism in the USA, in a letter addressed to elected Democrats in the aftermath of the Anchluss.

Author : Thematic :
" It may interest you to know that some weeks ago the representatives of all the leading Jewish organisations met in conference to discuss the President’s proposal and other proposals which have been made to waive the immigration barrier... it was decided that no Jewish organisation would at this time, sponsor a bill which would in any way alter the present immigration laws. "

Published in the USA under the title Jews in Action by the Jewish People’s Committee (undated), p.7.
Quoted by Lenni Brenner, Zionism under the Age of the Dictators , Croom Helm, 1983, p.149.

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