The Zionist Organization / The Jewish Agency for Palestine/Israel – Central Office, London.

IL / CZA / Z4
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  • Z4
1 Jan 1917 - 31 Dec 1955
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

215,2 l.m.


Scope and Content

Firstly, we note in this fonds several series of correspondence which are of interest to this guide. Files Z4/30867 - Z4/30870 contain correspondence regarding “Zionist work” in Belgium (for the years 1927-1946). Correspondence on immigration from Belgium (often with lists of immigrants) and family research can be found in the files Z4/32408 to Z4/32412 (1943-1947). Various correspondence (regarding i.a. immigration, the Golden Shekel, donations, Zionism in Belgium, …) with the Belgian Zionist Federation and the Zionist Organisation in Belgium is found in files Z4/40030 (1920), Z4/40342 (1919-1925), Z4/42376 (1919-1923), Z4/42433 (1919-1926), Z4/42639 (1923-1925) and Z4/42640 (1926). Subsection “Upbuilding of the national home” contains two interesting files, resp. with correspondence regarding i.a. the import of Belgian products to Palestine (Z4/40325; 1919-1924) and regarding the application of Joseph Gold from Antwerp for a post as a dentist in Palestine (Z4/42132; 1920). The fonds finally also contains other relevant files on the Jewish population in Belgium. See the files Z4/30871 (correspondence and reports on the persecution of Jews in Belgium; 1945), Z4/30872 (correspondence and printed materials on Zionism and the situation of the Belgian Jews; 1939-1945), Z4/31111 (correspondence on the situation of the Jews in Belgium; 1939-1946), Z4/41229 (correspondence regarding passports for persons travelling to Belgium; 1919-1920), Z4/30353 (annual report of the Federation of Zionist Youth in Belgium; 1938), Z4/40618 (correspondence regarding the “employment of Polish Jewish refugees in Germany in reconstruction work in France and Belgium”; 1919), Z4/30354 (i.a. memoranda of the Federation of Zionist Youth in Belgium), Z4/33052 (correspondence on the situation of the Jews in i.a. Belgium; 1944-1947), Z4/33332 (correspondence on Keren Hayesod in i.a. Belgium; 1939-1940) and Z4/40019 (correspondence with the Zionist Offices in i.a. Brussels; 1918-1919).

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