Fela and Chaim Perelman collection

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EHRI Partner


The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2006 by Dr. Noémi Perelman Mattis.

Scope and Content

The collections consists of medals, correspondence, documents, memoirs, newspaper clippings, publications, and videocassettes relating to the experiences of Drs. Fela and Chaim Perelman, before, during, and after the war in Belgium where they were active in the Jewish underground and then in the care of refugees and postwar emigration to Palestine, and later ardent supporters of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The collection also includes oral history interviews with Fela Perelman, which were conducted by Jean-Philippe Schreiber between 1984 and 1989.


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.