Palestine Office of the Jewish Agency, Trieste (L48)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2011.120
  • RG-68.139M
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1965
Level of Description
  • Hebrew
  • English
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

22,545 digital images, TIFF

22 microfilm reels, 35 mm

Archival History

World Zionist Organization. Central Zionist Archives


Source of acquisition is the Central Zionist Archives, Israel, RG L48, created by the Palestine Office of the Jewish Agency, Trieste.The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from the Central Zionist Archives via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in July 2011.

Scope and Content

Contains records of the Palestine Office of the Jewish Agency, Trieste, and a branch of the Jewish Agency’s Aliyah department. The Palestine Office was involved in distributing Aliyah certificates, financial matters, transferring immigrants’ luggage and property to Israel and documenting information regarding Jewish property from Italy which was stolen by the Nazis during the Second World War. The collection also contains correspondence with other Jewish Agency offices in Italy and various name lists of immigrants, hospitalization records before immigration, correspondence and agreements with shipping companies and travel agencies regarding Jewish immigrants, statistics and telegrams from HICEM, and other records.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: World Zionist Organization. Central Zionist Archives

Corporate Bodies



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