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University of Chicago Library, Morris Raphael Cohen Papers, Box 53, Folder 3, Oscar I. Janowsky, New York City, to Morris R. Cohen, New York City, 19 June 1940.

On 19 June 1940, Morris Raphael Cohen received an upsetting letter. The Russian-born philosopher, who ranked among the most respected Jewish scholars in the United States, was on a trying mission. Driven by the outbreak of World War II, which put the survival of the Jews of Europe in jeopardy, he wanted to play his part in the fight for the future of his people.

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