Rescue Committee.

IL / CZA / S26
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  • S26
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1948
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EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

15,5 l.m.


Scope and Content

In this fonds we firstly note several files containing correspondence and other documents concerning requests for help to individual Jews and Jewish families in/from Belgium (the names are mentioned in the inventory) see file S26/905 (1945), S26/730 (1944), S26/609 (1947), S26/497 (1945) and S26/49 (1945). Several files covering the years 1941-1945 contain reports, correspondence, testimonies and various other documents concerning the situation of the Jews and their communities in Belgium, rescue efforts, the Jewish resistance, … - see S26/1496, S26/1228 (reports of the American Jewish Committee), S26/1343, S26/1275, S26/1258, S26/1259 and S26/1634 (including a report by Chaim Perelman on the Jewish underground). Newspaper clippings concerning Belgian Jews (dated 1942) can be found in S26/1461. In S26/1696 we note lists and correspondence with the Jewish Agency office in Belgium, concerning exchange of prisoners from Bergen-Belsen (1945). Finally, S26/1697 contains correspondence with Isaac Kubowitzki, concerning his activity for the Keren Hayesod (1945-1946).

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