Legal documentation collected in Israel in preparation for criminal trials

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

Extent and Medium

574 files

Scope and Content

This Record Group contains material regarding Nazi criminals collected in Israel to assist in the interrogations and the placing of war criminals on trial, including:

Testimonies of Holocaust survivors collected in courts in Israel as requested by courts abroad, newspaper clippings regarding criminals (at times regarding camps as well), lists of Nazi criminals, documentation regarding criminal trials abroad (newspaper articles, indictments, verdicts), correspondence regarding the collection of the material, and reports regarding the Department for Investigation of Nazi Crimes (INC) of the Israel Police.

Existence and Location of Originals

  • some of the original documents are in YV archives

Archivist Note

JL according to the RG description in the YV system

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0