Deutsch-Israelitischer Gemeindebund
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Voluntary association of Jewish communities in Germany aimed at self-organization in matters of administration, welfare, and education, and at representation of their interests to the outside world. The establishment of the Gemeindebund took place during the unification of the German empires in 1867–1871, with its concomitant civil equality for the German Jews. The Gemeindebund became the first successful attempt at a national-level association of Jews residing in Germany, although it was severa…

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Reinke, Andreas, “Deutsch-Israelitischer Gemeindebund”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 18 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0173>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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