Emanuel Scherer

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Emanuel Scherer (1901 – 5 May 1977) was a Polish-Jewish politician.

Life[edit]

Emanuel Scherer graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, and became active in the Bund youth movement there. Later he moved to Warsaw, where he continued to be an active politician in the Bund party, in 1935 joining its Central Committee.[1][2] In 1938 he was elected to the Warsaw City Council.[3]

During World War II Scherer was able to escape to the West, where he took part in the work of the Polish government in exile. He was a member of the National Council of Poland and acted as the Bund's representative following Szmul Zygielbojm's death.[1][2]

After the war he emigrated to the United States, where he was a secretary in the International Jewish Labor Bund.[1]

Scherer died in 1977.[4][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Emanuel Scherer (1901-1977)". www.yivoarchives.org. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  2. ^ a b David Slucki (17 January 2012). The International Jewish Labor Bund after 1945: Toward a Global History. Rutgers University Press. p. 19. ISBN 978-0-8135-5225-5.
  3. ^ a b "Emanuel Scherer Dead at 75". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 1977-05-06. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  4. ^ "Emanuel Scherer, at 75, Long Active as a Leader Of Jewish Labor Band". The New York Times. 1977-05-05. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-04-27.

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