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L.A.‘s German Jews celebrate club’s 75th year


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/las_german_jews_celebrate_clubs_75th_year_20080502

By 1939 some 2,500 German Jews had relocated to Los Angeles, and by 1941, when the United States entered the war, their number had grown to 6,000, making Los Angeles the second-largest center of German-speaking Jews in America. As the German Jews made connections with the L.A. Jewish community, two immigrant businessmen came together to form The German Jewish Club of 1933.

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