Archives of the Jewish Community Thessaloniki (RI-33)
70 microfilm reels (digitized), 35 mm
approximately 74,1000 digital images, JPEG
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.
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.
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.
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.
Copyright Holder: Arkhiyon ha-merkazi le-toldot ha-ʻam ha-Yehudi