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Publication Date: November 1915

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Maurice Simmons

Series: Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities, 6:4

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Media, telecommunications, and information (Film and video)
Social conditions (Discrimination and affirmative action)

Keywords: Culture; Film; Antisemitism

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author describes the history leading up to the special bulletin just issued by the National Board of Censorship of Motion Pictures as a first step against the vilification of the Jewish race in the "movies," a step taken in cooperation with the Jewish Community (Kehillah) of New York City and the Committee for the Protection of the Good Name of Immigrant Peoples.