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September 17, 1933

Central Organization of German Jews Formed

German Jewish organizations establish the Reich Representation of German Jews 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.

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