The American Christian Palestine Committee, the Holocaust, and Mainstream Protestant Zionism, 1938–1948

  title={The American Christian Palestine Committee, the Holocaust, and Mainstream Protestant Zionism, 1938–1948},
  author={Caitlin Carenen},
  journal={Holocaust and Genocide Studies},
  pages={273 - 296}
  • Caitlin Carenen
  • Published 14 August 2010
  • Sociology
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Scholarship has long assumed that American Christian support for Zionism during the Holocaust was limited and that Christians were generally indifferent to the Jewish plight. A new look, however, suggests that the Holocaust catalyzed mainstream American Protestant support for establishing a Jewish state. Archival sources permit the author of this study to trace the emergence of the politically influential American Christian Palestine Committee and its efforts on behalf of the Zionist cause… 
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