Archives of the Jewish Community Thessaloniki (RI-33)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2015.348.1
  • RG-68.187M
1 Jan 1882 - 31 Dec 1941
Level of Description
  • Greek
  • French
  • Ladino
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

70 microfilm reels (digitized), 35 mm

approximately 74,1000 digital images, JPEG

Archival History

Arkhiyon ha-merkazi le-toldot ha-ʻam ha-Yehudi


Source of acquisition is the Arkhiyon ha-merkazi le-toldot ha-ʻam ha-Yehudi (Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP)). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this collection via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in Nov. 2015.

Scope and Content

Records of the Jewish community in Thessaloniki (Salonika), Greece, 1882 to 1941. The collection consists of minutes, legal ordinances, correspondence, books of debtors, ledgers of accounts, various bank documents, statistics, census, and private papers relating to Jewish community meetings, cooperation with other Jewish communities in Greece and abroad, financial operations, real estate and construction, religious affairs, family status (birth, marriage and death records, genealogy, etc. 1882-1940), education and culture, welfare and health, Jewish organizations and Zionist movement, family affairs, and confiscation of Jewish files by the Germans.

System of Arrangement

Arranged in the following series: 1. Official and legal ordinances and correspondence; 2. Finances; 3. Real estate and construction; 4. Religious affairs; 5. Family status (birth, marriage and death records, genealogy, etc. 1882-1940); 6. Education and culture; 7. Welfare and health; 8. Greek Jewish organizations including Zionist organizations; 9. Papers and documents of the private families; 10. Correspondence regarding confiscation of files by the Germans.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions on access. This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Users are required to complete a User Declaration in order to gain access to the collection.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Arkhiyon ha-merkazi le-toldot ha-ʻam ha-Yehudi

Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.