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NGOWorld Jewish Relief (Central British Fund for World Jewish Relief)
AddressWorld Jewish Relief, The Forum, 74/80 Camden Street, London, NW1 0EG
Telephone020 76911771
Emailinfo@wjr.org.uk
Websitewww.worldjewishrelief.org.uk
Background InformationWorld Jewish Relief, the working name of the Central British Fund for World Jewish Relief, is a major international development charity, and "the main overseas aid arm of the UK Jewish community". Relief work supports Jewish communities around the world. The charity began as a response to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany, and organised the Kindertransport, the evacuation of German Jewish children to Britain. Charity no. 290767, company no. 01874886. Source: www.worldjewishrelief.org.uk
Year Created1933
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesCentral British Fund for German Jewry
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KeywordsChildren and young people; International development and humanitarian aid; Judaism; Migration, immigration and population.
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