Language of Description: Czech
Language of Description: Hebrew
  1. P.37- Archive of Benjamin Arditti: Documentation Regarding the History of Bulgarian Jewry, 1850-1964

    P.37- Archive of Benjamin Arditti: Documentation Regarding the History of Bulgarian Jewry, 1850-1964 Benjamin Arditti was born in Vienna in 1897. He lived in Sofia (except for two years during World War II) from 1916-1949. He was one of the outstanding activists in the Zionist movement in Bulgaria: he served as a member of the Central Committee of the Zionist Union in Bulgaria, 1919-1923; he held five terms of office as the representative to the World Zionist Congress; he served as the chairman of the Zionist Organization in Sofia; he was one of the founders of the Revisionist movement in B...

  2. M.38 - Documentation from the Archive for the Study of Austrian Resistance

    M.38 - Documentation from the Archive for the Study of Austrian Resistance There is much documentation regarding the persecution of opponents of the regime by the Nazi authorities in the Austrian Resistance Movement Archives (Dokumentationsarchiv des Oesterreichischen Widerstands). Within the documentation copied for Yad Vashem, there is material regarding the persecution of the Jews in Austria: orders and official directives, lists of people dismissed from their places of employment due to their Jewishness, reports and surveys regarding specific persecutions written during the period of th...

  3. M.19 - The Friesland District Joodse Raad (Jewish Council) Collection, the Netherlands, 1940-1943

    M.19 - The Friesland District Joodse Raad (Jewish Council) Collection, the Netherlands, 1940-1943 The Collection contains correspondence between the Friesland district Joodse Raad and the Amsterdam Joodse Raad on various issues, and correspondence of the Joodse Raad with various organizations regarding help to Dutch Jews in camps and help to Jewish refugees from Germany. There are also reports received from the Amsterdam Joodse Raad regarding the Jews, documentation of decrees and restrictions on Dutch Jews, Jewish education, Jewish owned property, mixed marriages, persecution and deportati...

  4. M.4 - Bulletins of the Vaad Hahatzalah (Rescue Council) of the Jewish Agency in Eretz Israel, 1937-1959

    M.4 - Bulletins of the Vaad Hahatzalah (Rescue Council) of the Jewish Agency in Eretz Israel, 1937-1959 There are 220 files in the record group, which includes various publications, such as bulletins, reports, letters and surveys, containing information regarding the condition of the Jews in occupied Europe during World War II. The information was gathered, collated and distributed by Jewish organizations in Eretz Israel, Turkey (Istanbul) and Switzerland during the war and the early postwar years. Some of the communications were intended for distribution solely among the members of the org...

  5. Documents of Persecution

    • Židovské muzeum v Praze
    • COLLECTION.JMP.SHOAH/DP
    • Czech, German, English
    • The collection contains 90 boxes of documents (9.79 bm) organised into 79 groups and cannot be considered closed, being added to with new acquisitions. New groups could also gradually be added.

    This collection originated as a documentation of the persecution and genocide of Jews in the Czech lands excluding the archival materials relating to the history of the Terezín ghetto, which forms a separate collection. The content of the collection comprises originals, copies and transcripts of official documents and personal estates, as well as prints, newspaper clippings, maps, memoirs and a small amount of non-written material. The Documents of Persecution collection is a source of information on Holocaust history of Bohemian and Moravia Jews, and to a lesser extent also Slovakian Jews....

  6. Jewish Religious Community of Jevíčko

    This fonds contains the community's statutes of 1923, meeting minutes (maintained until 1940), protocol registers, election records, personnel records, registry matters, lists of Jewish families, correspondence, financial files, construction records, synagogue seats records, book of hazkarot, and fragmentary files of the burial society and other associations/institutions of the Jewish community. There are also fragmentary personnel and financial files from the period of the Nazi occupation. The main financial register was maintained until 1942, the Bikur Cholim membership book until 1939, t...

  7. Jewish Religious Community of Ivančice

    This fonds consists of pinkas (1715–1788), the community's statutes (1872–1936), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, registry matters, a birth register (1799–1844), circumcision registers (1837–1890), lists of persons in the Ivančice refugee camp (1938–1941), correspondence, construction records (including for the construction of a synagogue), financial and tax files, synagogue seats records, books of hazkarot, documents relating to the local Jewish school and burial society, and fragmentary documents relating to other Jewish associations and institutio...

  8. Jewish Religious Community of Dobříš

    This fonds contains the community's statutes (1855–1906), meeting minutes, election records, Familiantenbuch (register of Familiants) from 1799–1827, personnel records, registry documents, official correspondence, financial files, documents on the construction of a synagogue, documents relating to the local Jewish school, burial society and women's charity association, minutes of meetings held by the Jewish community (maintained until 1939), community protocol registers, minutes of meetings held by the burial society, financial registers (maintained until 1942), and a travel permit register...

  9. Jewish Religious Community of Slaný

    This fonds contains the community's statutes including amendments (1865–1896), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, authority notifications, various correspondence, financial and tax files, synagogue seats records, documents relating to the construction of a synagogue, a list of synagogue objects, the 1898 statutes and records of the local burial society, burial lists, and fragmentary files relating to the local Jewish school and several Jewish associations. The fonds also includes a large collection of documents from 1939–1945 relating to the racial per...

  10. Jewish Religious Community of Prostějov

    In addition to several older individual items, this fonds contains documents from the mid-19th century to the early 1940s. It also contains the community's statutes including amendments (1894, 1920–1925), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, registry files, certificates of domicile, business records, criminal files, military files, property management files, construction records (including for the construction of a synagogue), financial files, charity foundation records, books of hazkarat, burial society records, copies of epitaphs, fragments of document...

  11. Jewish Religious Community Beroun

    This fonds contains the community's statutes including amendments (1871–1933), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election and personnel records, registry and financial files, and burial society records. The fonds also contains materials relating to the affiliated communities of Liteň and Mořina, primarily financial registers and files. The community's extant documents record its administrative work from the middle of the 19th century to the 1930s. Only the Mořina burial society's registers were kept from as early as the first half of the 19th century. The fonds also has a large collectio...

  12. Jewish Religious Community of Olomouc

    This fonds contains the community's statutes including amendments (1865, 1892–1937), meeting minutes, protocol registers, election records, personnel records, membership registration, financial files, records concerning the teaching of religion, the construction and demolition of the synagogue, books of hazkarot, burial society records and the records of other Jewish associations and institutions. The community kept routine administrative files until 1940. In addition, the fonds contains a small collection of documents from 1940–1944 relating to the racial persecution of the Jewish populati...

  13. Archives of the Comite Juif Belge (Belgian Jewish Council) during the Holocaust.

    In this fonds we firstly point out several files containing correspondence, namely correspondence of the Belgian Jewish Committee regarding the search for relatives (nr. 8; years 1944-1945), with various organisations concerning economic aid to the Jews in Belgium (nr. 1; 1943-1949) and with the Belgian Government in Exile and various organisations regarding donations and financial aid to the Belgian Jews (nr. 2; 1943-1945); correspondence and texts of speeches of Camille Huysmans regarding the Belgian diamond industry (nr. 3; 1943-1944) and correspondence of Henry Untermans concerning the ...

  14. Dr. I. Schwarzbart, Member of the Polish National Council in Exile Archive, London.

    We firstly note file nr. 642, containing correspondence of Schwarzbart with Jewish organisations in France and Belgium (1944-1945). In file nr. 398 we find correspondence, statements, reports, publications and other documents concerning Jewish refugees from Poland in Belgium and France, and activities on their behalf (1944-1946). Nr. 399 contains reports on Polish Jewish refugees in Belgium and France, and on their situation in these countries during the occupation (1944). Reports regarding Schwarzbart’s visit to Belgium can be found in nr. 643 (1945). Lastly, we find notes from conversatio...

  15. Chaim Pazner – WRB Archive.

    In this fonds we firstly note files nr. 15 and 27, resp. covering the years 1943-1945 and 1940-1945. They contain correspondence between several Palestine Offices (Eretz Israel Office / Palästina Amt), Jewish Agency offices, and Jewish political leaders in Belgium, concerning requests for certificates allowing legal aliyah to Palestine. These files also contain reports on the situation of the Jews in Belgium, publications (i.a. the underground paper Unzer Wort), lists of people requesting legal entry visas to Palestine, etc. Correspondence of Chaim Pazner concerning the rescue of Jewish chi...

  16. Archives of A. Silberschein, Geneva (Relico).

    In this fonds, we firstly note the correspondence of Silberschein with the Fédération des Juifs polonais en Belgique, concerning relief for Shoah survivors and financial support (file nr. 8; years 1946-1949). In nr. 110 we find several reports (i.a. a detailed activity report of the Comité de Défense des Juifs, 1942-1943) and correspondence concerning the situation of the Jews in Belgium, the deportations, difficulties in emigrating to the United States, the condition of intellectual refugees in Belgium, necessary relief, … for the period 1940-1944. File 89 (1945-1947) contains corresponden...

  17. Jewish Religious Community of Pardubice

    This fonds contains lists of Jews living in the Pardubice domain at the end of the 18th century, the community's statutes including amendments (1874, 1977, 1896, 1936), meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, a list of war refugees (1914–1918), construction records (including for the construction of a synagogue), burial society records, and draft texts on the history of the Jews in Pardubice. The burial society registers, particularly grave records, were kept until 1942. The fonds also includes files from the Pardubice Arbeitsamt (labour office) with records of work assignment...

  18. Jewish Religious Community of Holešov

    The most important part of this fonds consists of pinkasim from 1668–1731 and 1785–1830 and takkanot from the 18th century. This fonds also contains meeting minutes, financial files, records of charitable foundations, synagogue seats records, books of hazkarot and burial society records. Records from 1939–1943 contain registry matters, documents relating to the registration of Jews (including mixed marriages and Jews of the “non-Mosaic” religion), work assignment records, travel permits, housing and construction records, information on the registration and surrendering of property, a commun...

  19. Jewish Religious Community of Brandýs nad Labem

    This fonds contains meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, documents relating to registry matters and to the teaching of religion, financial files, and burial society documents: statutes (1892–1906), meeting minutes, and fragmentary files. It also includes the financial register of the local Jewish women's association and book of hazkarat. The documents from 1938–1940 are mainly accounting records and related correspondence (following on from the pre-war accounting files). There are also several documents relating to social welfare for refugees.