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Jewish OrganizationsÆ Response to Communism and to Senator Mccarthy

Aviva Weingarten

Jewish OrganizationsÆ Response to Communism and to Senator Mccarthy

by Aviva Weingarten

  • 299 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Vallentine Mitchell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • United States - 20th Century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11606017M
    ISBN 100853037434
    ISBN 109780853037439

    Benjamin Schultz of Rochester, New York, had studied under Rabbi Stephen S. Wise at the Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City. He was ordained as a rabbi in and served a Reform congregation, Temple Emanu-El in Yonkers, New October 14 to 16, , Schultz published a series of articles in the New York World-Telegram on Communism among Protestant and Catholic . The paranoia about the internal Communist threat—what we call the Red Scare—reached a fever pitch between and , when Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin, a right-wing Republican, launched a series of highly publicized probes. Journalists, intellectuals, and even many of Eisenhower’s friends and close advisers agonized over what they saw as Ike’s timid approach to McCarthyism.

    There is a strong tradition of Jewish radicalism, which began in earnest in the late 19 th century. Some Jews became radicals in Eastern Europe, but many first encountered radical politics such as Socialism or Communism as immigrant workers in American cities. The Jewish radical community swelled after as Jewish immigrants fled persecution from the revolutions sweeping across Russia. The policy of containment was a United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad. As a component of the Cold War, this policy was a response to a series of moves by the Soviet Union to enlarge its communist sphere of .

    Senator McCarthy's principal attack on me was an attack on the Institute of International Education, of which I was Assistant Director and am now a trustee, together with such people as John Foster Dulles, Milton Eisenhower, Ralph J. Bunche, Virginia Gildersleeve, Philip Reed, to name just a few. That Institute sponsored, acted as the. In , the Communist-hunting senator Joseph McCarthy, in U.S. Senate hearings that were televised live, accused the U.S. Army of “coddling Communists.” As many as 20 million Americans watched the combative senator malign people who had no chance to defend themselves. In the presidential election, a major factor in John.


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Jewish OrganizationsÆ Response to Communism and to Senator Mccarthy by Aviva Weingarten Download PDF EPUB FB2

In FebruarySenator Joseph McCarthy launched an anti-communist that lasted for more than four years. His attempts to unmask communists in the American administration and governmental agencies gave rise to actions that infringed on democratic procedure and civil liberties.5/5(1).

Jewish organizations' response to communism and to Senator McCarthy. Trinity of Passion. The Literary Left and the Anti-Fascist Crusade. Daniel Rosenberg, Underground Communists in the McCarthy Period: A Family Memoir. Jewish pro-McCarthyite journalist Ralph de Toledano described this work as "the authority for smearing 'fascists' and 'anti-Semites those whose only sin was opposition to the New Left".

The second part of the book deals with senator McCarthy and Jews in his world vision.5/5. By doing so they professed an alternative anti-communism to the hardline McCarthy. This book sheds new light on McCarthy's attitudes to the Jews, to the Jewish organizations and to the Jewish individuals identified with communism.

Jewish Organisations' Response to Communism and to Senator McCarthy (review) Article in Journal of Cold War Studies 13(3) January with 51 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Weingarten, Aviva. and European Jewish Publications Society. Jewish organizations' response to communism and to Senator McCarthy / Aviva Weingarten Vallentine Mitchell ; In association with the European Jewish Publication Society London ; Portland, Or.: London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Weingarten, Aviva. & European Jewish Publications. However, the established Jewish organizations rejected the American Jewish League Against Communism, a Jewish organization that supported McCarthy and took a strong stand in favor of ridding the Jewish community of communism.

They were worried that the AJLAC would bring too much attention to the Jews-as-communists concerns of the mainstream Jewish organizations. Though the Soviet Union did present a real threat and some American Communists did try to aid the Soviets through spying, McCarthy's disregard for the truth, bullying of witnesses, and trampling of Constitutional rights helped create one of the darkest, most controversial periods in American history.

75 Responses to “Joe McCarthy and the Jews: Comments on Jewish Organizations’ Response to Communism and Senator McCarthy, by Aviva Weingarten ()” Mega Therion Says: 14 July, at pm. You dodged the “rat” question.

I’ll take that as a yes,you OLD FAGGOT. old dutch Says: 14 July, at pm. In response, McCarthy charged that Frederick G. Fisher, a young associate in Welch’s law firm, had been a long-time member of an organization that was a “legal arm of the Communist. While McCarthy carefully avoided any anti-Semitic innuendo linking Jews and communism (and hired two Jews, Roy Cohn and G.

David Schine, as visible staffers), mainstream Jewish organizations, most notably the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League, responded to “McCarthyism” with a panicky effort to create a firewall between their own liberal stances and communist.

Senator Joseph McCarthy’s relentless attacks on suspected communist influence in American government so captivated American attention that “McCarthyism” came to stand in for the fervor of Cold War America’s anti-communism.

In the following extract, McCarthy depicts what he imagined were the stakes his anti-communist crusades. Jewish organizations' response to communism and to Senator McCarthy / Aviva Weingarten Shooting star: the brief arc of Joe McCarthy / Tom Wicker The politics of fear: Joseph R. McCarthy.

02/11/10 Yeah, Yeah, That Really-Evil Joe McCarthy 44% similar; 07/12/09 Joe McCarthy and the Jews: Comments on Jewish Organizations’ Response to Communism and Senator McCarthy, by Aviva Weingarten () 44% similar; 5 Responses to “Jewish Columnist: Donald Trump is Another Joe McCarthy” fd Says: 28 August, at pm.

In Jewish Organizations' Response to Communism and Senator McCarthy,Aviva Weingarten points to a “hard core of Jews” (p. 6) who continued to support the Communist Party into the s and continued to have a “decisive role" in shaping the policies of the American Communist.

A new book about U.S. Sen. Pat McCarran of Nevada paints McCarran as the leader of the s' communist witch hunt and says Sen.

Joe McCarthy, whom history credits as being the leading force in. McCarthyism and the Public's Reaction These words, uttered by previously obsolete Wisconsin Senator Joseph R.

McCarthy in his famous McCarthy’s outright persecutions of specific “members” of the Communist party were not the only way in which the public reacted to the threat of Communism. Several other aspects of the * were avoided.

This book is very informative examination of the hidden topic behind Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist investigations - the Jewish involvement in same.

As Miss Weingarten makes clear, McCarthy was extremely unpopular with Jews, because the communists McCarthy was exposing were disproportionately Jewish.

Jewish Organizations' Response to Communism and to Senator McCarthy. from £ Weingarten, Aviva. In FebruarySenator Joseph McCarthy launched an anti-communist. Last week our guest on a Roku TV interview show that I co-manage was Diana West, a longtime Washington Times editor and the author of a provocative book “The Death of the Grownup.”Our interview turned quickly in what, for my cohost, was an unexpected direction with Diana’s bold defense of “Blacklisted by History,” M.

Stanton Evans’ exoneration of Joseph McCarthy. Robert Kennedy had joined McCarthy's staff in at the behest of his father, the senator's keen admirer. Like McCarthy, Joseph Kennedy was a former Roosevelt Democrat and a fervent anti-Communist. He often invited McCarthy to stop by for drinks at the Kennedy house at Palm Beach and to stay at the family compound at Hyannis Port.

“Jewish Organizations Response To Communism And To Senator McCarthy” by Aviva Weingarten is a very recent () but very informative examination of the hidden topic behind Senator Joseph McCarthy’s anti-communist investigations – the Jewish involvement in same.Books such as Red Channels and newsletters such as Counterattack and Confidential Information were published to keep track of communist and leftist organizations and individuals.

Insofar as the various blacklists of McCarthyism were actual physical lists, they were created and maintained by these private organizations.