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ELEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT.
LIVERPOOL BRANCH OF THE ANGLO-JEWISH ASSOCIATION, 1881.
HONORARY OFFICERS.
B. L. Benas, Esq., President. E. M. Davis, Esq., Treasurer.
A. L. Benas, Esq. A. M. Jackson, Esq. Louis Jackson, Esq. P. S. Levy, Esq. Dr. S. Lewis.
A. Liebschtjtz, Esq.
B. Newgass, Esq. S. Stern, Esq.
A. Stern, Esq. H. A. Tobias, Esq.
Rev. H. M. Silver, Hon. Secretary.
HONORARY MEMBERS. Rev. Morris Joseph. Rev. Dr. Stern. Rev. Joseph Polacic.
The past year has been one of most exceptional activity on the part of the Liverpool Branch of the Anglo-Jewish Association. The terrible persecutions of our co-religionists in Russia having caused vast numbers to emigrate to the United States, the Alliance Israelite communicated in September, 1881, with this Branch, as to whether they would undertake to supervise the embarkation of those convoys that were dispatched to this port via Antwerp. The Committee accepted this most responsible duty, and the President of this Branch in November last was enabled to hand in one of the earliest reports in England (see Jewish Chronicle of February 11th, 1882) as to actual condition, physical appearance, and personal narratives of the refugees, together with a verbatim copy of cross-examinations of several intelligent witnesses of the outrages. The President further attended the first two meetings in London of the Russo-Jewish Committee.
The Committee tender their best thanks to Mr. Alderman A. B. Forwood, a prominent and leading citizen of Liverpool, for having at an early stage of the Anglo-Jewish movement
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