Language of Description: English
Country: Belgium
  1. Johannes Blum collection of video-interviews and digitized documentation.

    Collection of 1,155 video interviews of survivors, resistance fighters, anti fascists and hidden children in Belgium and North France by Johannes Blum. Most interviews generated a file of mostly copied documents: letters, postcards, pictures, ID documents, articles, etc. This documentation is partly digitized (33,000 images on 25-11-2014).

  2. Give them a face. Collection of portraits of deportees from Kazerne Dossin.

    21,000 digitized and identified portraits of Belgian related Jews and Gypsies deported from Kazerne Dossin or France.

  3. "Jodenregister van Sint-Jans-Molenbeek - Registre des Juifs de Molenbeek-Saint-Jean (Brussels)". Registration of Jews and selection of documents from municipal archives related to the registration.

    KD15_1. Circular letters concerning the registration (19 scans). KD15_2. Jewish Register. 554 scans of forms mentioning : surname, first names, date and place of birth, profession, nationality, religion and also name, date and place of birth and religion of the spouse, the parents, the grandparents and the children, date of arrival in Belgium, the country of immigration, address, date and place of registration, and the person’s signature. KD15_3. Alphabetical typed survey of registered Jews: names, place and date of birth, profession, adress (10 scans). KD15_4. Handwritten list of registere...

  4. "Reliques/Relieken". Series.

    The collection of relics comprises 3,048 envelopes containing personal documents confiscated by the SS camp administration upon the deportees’ arrival at the barracks. The documents range from photographs to letters, ID cards, diplomas, marriage certificates, etc. belonging primarily to 4,250 individuals and families deported via Transport XX until XXVI.

  5. Special prints. Collection.

    • Propaganda, underground press etc…) digitized and preserved by Kazerne Dossin.

    Digitized printed materials such as pamphlets, posters, books, underground press, etc. from the Kazerne Dossin collections and library, and private collections on Belgium and Holocaust related items. Pre 1945 publications often document escalating anti-semitism. Publications from 1945-1950 show a.o. the first biographies of survivors.

  6. "Räumung". File cards regarding the clearance of Jewish houses in Antwerp. Series.

    Index cards referring to the spoliation files of Jewish houses in Antwerp. Each index card mentions the name, adress, date of spoliation, and file number. The cards are a finding aid to the actual extended files, which are missing since the war.

  7. Photos catalogued and digitized by Kazerne Dossin. Collection.

    Collection of catalogued original and digitized photographs from public and private collections, documenting Jewish life and famiy life, persecuted and/or victims etc. The collections comprise both originals entrusted to Kazerne Dossin and digitized photographs from public and private collections.

  8. Newspapers and periodics. Original specimen or series of newspapers and periodics related to Jewry, anti-semitism, Holocaust, etc. published during interbellum and World War II. Collection.

    Specimen and series of newspapers, periodics and loose cuttings published before, during and after the Second World War. The collection consists of originals and copied versions and covers a wide range of subjects: anti-Semitism, the persecution of Jews and Gypsies, genocide, negationism, etc.

  9. Record Center.

    Ce fonds comprend des documents émanant de diverses organisations juives de Belgique. On y trouvera également des dossiers relatifs à la bibliographie des professeurs de l’IEJ, comme les listes des publications de ces professeurs. Anna Kempinska a par ailleurs rassemblé de la documentation concernant des associations juives en France, dont les mouvements de jeunesse juifs comme le Bne Akiva, le Dror, l’Hashomer Hatzair, les Éclaireurs Israélites de France et l’Ihud Habonim. Ces dossiers comprennent des pamphlets, des publications des organisations, des affiches, de la correspondance et des ...

  10. "Association des Juifs en Belgique" (AJB - Jewish Council). Institut Martin Buber. Archives.

    Archive of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB) entrusted by the Belgian Israelic Consistory and the Martin Buber Institute to Kazerne Dossin. The original AJB archives relate to German decrees, but also contain lists of employees, general correspondence, financial information, registration of Jewish families, distribution of yellow stars, delivery of food parcels to the SS-Sammellager Mecheln, management of the Jewish orphanages and schools under nazi control, memberships, mediations for arrested Jews, comptability, lists of employees, reports, correspondences on forced labour issues, ...

  11. Fonds Eichmann trial

    • Fonds procès Eichmann

    This fond holds the transcription of the court hearing of the Eichmann trial and all documentations related to the trial.

  12. "Association des Juifs en Belgique" (AJB - Jewish Council). Front de l'Indépendance (FI). Archives.

    Archives of the Association of Jews in Belgium : correspondences, various lists (employees of the Association, Organisation Todt workers, persons summoned to Mechelen, packages to Kazerne Dossin, exchange of letters), documents belonging to the Education department, Mediation department, the department Assistance to Mechelen, Benevolence department, Emigration department and other departments.

  13. Oral History and interviews

    This fond contains interviews on audio tapes and their transcriptions, as well as notes taken by researchers of the institute during the interviews. These interviews were part of the project "Oral History of the Jews in Belgium" (Histoire orale des Juifs de Belgique). The interviews were mostly conducted by Daniel Dratwa et Bernard Suchecki, and reviewed by Willy Bok. The main themes of the interviews were oriented towards the personal lives of the interviewees, their family, their home country, their profession, education, their relation to Judaism and their level of religiosity, their mig...

  14. Archief Joris Desbonnet.

    In dit bestand noteren we vooreerst de antisemitische propaganda geschreven door Joris Desbonnet zelf. Nr. 3 bevat o.a. antisemitische artikels waaronder de brochure “Wie won en wie verrijkte zich in den Wereldoorlog?” (1935-1936). Onder nr. 11 vinden we een ongedateerd script van de hand van Desbonnet getiteld “Het Jodendom valt aan”. Daarnaast vermelden we nog de congresteksten van het vierde en vijfde congres van het antisemitische persagentschap Wereld Dienst te Erfurt (resp. in 1937 en 1938). Deze documenten zijn overgebracht naar de “collectie congressen”; zie de verwijzingen onder nr...

  15. Bibliothèque de l'Institut d'études du Judaïsme

    • Library of the Institute for Jewish Studies
    • Institut d'Études du Judaïsme
    • BE/IEJ Bibliothèque de l'Institut d'études du Judaïsme
    • English, French
    • 1800
    • +/- 15 000 works and periodicals

    The library holds more than fifteen thousand works related to Judaism. It holds a unique collection of Jewish periodicals emanating from Belgian and international Jewish organisations. The library possesses the complete collection of the periodical Regards par of the CCLJ, of the Centrale d’œuvres Sociales, du Kehilatenou, de Menorah, created in 1955 by Chaïm Perelman. The many press clippings are arranged thematically, and by sections in the library. It also holds documents regarding Jews from the USSR.

  16. Course notes and publications from professors affiliated with the IEJ

    • Notes de cours et publications des professeurs de l'IEJ

    This fond regroups course notes, syllabi, publications and documents related to all forms of education displayed at the center. Those files are arranged according to the name of the professors.

  17. Archives du CNHEJ/IEJ

    • Archives of the CNHEJ/IEJ

    Very rich fond comprising of all documents relating first to CNHEJ, then IEJ. It contains the correspondence of the institute, official documents, charter depicting the goals and priorities of the institution, financial documents (1959-1977), minutes of the meetings ranging from scientific meetings to HR meetings. The fond holds also files regarding sociological research, conferences organised by CNHEJ/IEJ, applications for subsidies to the Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  18. Manuscripts

    In more than 2,000 diaries and manuscripts, people and personalities relate their experiences relating to the Exodus, the 18-day military campaign, daily life, deportation and the Liberation.

  19. "Association des Juifs en Belgique" (AJB- Jewish Council). Membership forms. Series.

    Digitized copy of registration forms of the members of the "Association des Juifs en Belgique" (Judenrat). The form shows the names of every member of a family living under the same roof and also mentions the adress, number of the rooms in the house and property owner.