Articles and other documents relating to Rabbi Aladar Deutsch and the Jewish community of Prague
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The materials came into the possession of William Dickman after the death of his wife, Ilka Deutsch Dickman. William is the son-in-law of Aladar Deutsch. The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in Feb 1986.
Consists of articles relating to Rabbi Aladar Deutsch, the last chief rabbi of Prague, Czechoslovakia, prior to the Holocaust, and the Jewish community of Prague. Other documents in the collection include the birth certificate of Aladar Deutsch and a letter written by Deutsch to his daughter informing her of the lift of the quarantine in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Each document is accompanied by a summary description written in English by William Dickman.
Arrangement is thematic