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Central Organization of German Jews Formed

Julius Brodnitz, a founding member of the <i>Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden</i>. Berlin, Germany, 1933–1936.

Julius Brodnitz, a founding member of the Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden. Berlin, Germany, 1933–1936. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Michael Brodnitz

September 17, 1933

German Jewish organizations establish the Central Organization of German Jews (Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden) in an effort to better represent the interests of German Jews through a unified response to escalating Nazi persecution.