Franz Oppenheimer

AZL flag holder TransparentFranz Oppenheimer (March 30, 1864 – September 30, 1943) was a Jewish sociologist and political economist. In 1914 he was one of co-founders of the German Committee for Freeing of Russian Jews. The German Committee for the Freeing of Russian Jews (German, ‘Deutsches Komitee zur Befreiung der russischen Juden’) was created in August 1914 by Franz Oppenheimer, Adolf Friedman and Leo Motzkin to lobby for the socio-political interests of the Jewish tribe living in the Russian Empire and ensuring their protection from alleged pogroms.

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