Benjamin Ulin Oral History
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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...
National Appeals Information Service org. 1927; in 1932 it was succeeded by the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds; in 1979 name changed to Council of Jewish Federations. From the description of Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds demographic surveys, 1947-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954518 ...
Benjamin Ulin (1899-1997) Benjamin Ulin was born in Boston on October 21, 1899. He attended Harvard University and the London School of Economics. A committed activist, Ulin was the founder of Boston's Zionist House and the Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly. Ulin also served as President of the Associated Jewish Philanthropies (1953-1956) and the Combined Jewish Philanthropies (1962-1964), Vice President of the Zionist Council (1943-1960) and Vice President of Zio...
The National Community Relations Advisory Council (NCRAC) was founded on March 19, 1944 by the Council of Jewish Federations for the purpose of improving and safe-guarding Jewish communities in the United States from anti-Semitism at home and abroad, pursuing and nurturing the ideals of democratic pluralism found in the Bill of Rights, and fostering American support for Israel. In order to achieve their goals the organization committed itself to the ideals of equality, freedom, just...
Founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Jews and to alleviate the consequences of persecution or disaster affecting them at home or abroad. ...