The Romanian Collection: Documentation, mostly from the Holocaust period, regarding the fate of the Romanian Jews

Language of Description
Level of Description
Record group
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Romanian
  • Hebrew
  • Hebrew
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

745 Files

New documentation is added to this RG on regular basis

Scope and Content

The first 82 files in the Record Group include documentation of the Jewish organizations which were active in Romania, 1941-1947: The Central Council of Romanian Jews; The Federation of the Union of Communities; The Joint Distribution Committee; The Union of Romanian Jews; The Jewish Party; the General Jewish Council and the Jewish Democratic Committee. The rest of the files contain mainly personal documentation submitted to the Yad Vashem Archive by private people on an on-going basis.

Finding Aids

  • Description of files are available on IDEA ALM system at Yad Vashem Archives reading room and on the YV website

Existence and Location of Originals

  • YV archives and in private possession

Archivist Note

JL according to RG description in the YV computerized catalogue

Dates of Descriptions