Association for the Fight against Antisemitism [Verein zur Abwehr des Antisemitismus]

December 14, 1890
July 1933

The Association for the Fight against Antisemitism was founded by liberal and humanistically minded citizens in the German Empire in 1890 to publicly oppose the growing hostility towards Jews. Among its members were the historian Theodor Mommsen, the lawyer Rudolf von Gneist (the first chairman of the association), the politician and publicist Theodor Barth, the poet and publicist Ludwig Jacobowski, the left-wing liberal politician Heinrich Rickert, the industrialist Robert Bosch, later the writer Heinrich Mann, as well as the liberal, social democratic or centrist politicians Heinrich Krone, Hugo Preuß and Otto Landsberg.

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