Collection Rabbi Salomon Ullmann.
This fonds includes correspondence of the Chief Rabbi of Belgium during the Second World War (as representative and head of the Vereniging der Joden in België – Association des Juifs en Belgique) including a list of Jewish teachers in Brussels, a list of Jews from Ghent, and correspondence with imprisoned Jews in internment camps in Limburg. This fonds also includes documents such as activity reports and statutes of the Association des Juifs en Belgique, reports on the situation of the Jews in Belgium during the occupation (written in Lisbon by Maurice Benedictus), reports written by the Chief Rabbi on the Nazi period in Belgium, list of Jews in transit in Belgium, list of repatriated prisoners from Drancy (June 1946), ... We also note copies of historical documents on Jews in Belgium from the Middle Ages and mostly the 19th century, and finally, in the varia section, we find programs, tickets and invitations to the Jewish theatre in Brussels (1947-1960).
Inventory of the Collection Rabbin Salomon Ullmann – P65. Chief Rabbin of Belgium 1941-1942, The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People Jerusalem (CAHJP), s.d.
The EHRI project, in cooperation with the National Archives of Belgium, selected Holocaust-relevant archival descriptions from the finding aid G. DESMET & P. FALEK-ALHADEFF, P.-A. TALLIER (dir.), Bronnen voor de geschiedenis van de Joden en het Jodendom in België (19de-20ste eeuw) - Sources pour l'histoire des populations juives et du judaïsme en Belgique (19e-20e siècles), Brussel, Algemeen Rijksarchief, 2015. Please note that this guide focuses on Belgium-related archival materials in the respective descriptions.
Pascale Falek & Gertjan Desmet
This archival description was created in the framework of the cooperation between EHRI and the Yerusha project.