Language of Description: English
Held By: Yeshiva University Archives - Mendel Gottesman Library
  1. Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume II.

    In this fonds, we firstly note box 105 folder 1 (years 1920-1940), containing an account book which lists appropriations to yeshivot and Talmud Torahs in several European countries, including Belgium. The series of correspondence with Europe, the Far East and Palestine/Israel contains two files relevant to Belgium. Box 224 folder 15 contains questionnaires and lists concerning Belgium, Lithuania and Romania (1938-1939). In box 225 folder 4 we find correspondence and receipts with regards to Yeshiva Etz Hayim in Heide (Antwerp), for the year 1939. Lastly, we point out that the inventory desc...

  2. Vaad Hatzala Collection.

    Apart from the usual general series of correspondence, reports, press releases, notes, newspaper clippings etc. this fonds contains several files with explicit reference to Belgium. In the series of correspondence concerning immigration and rehabilitation, we find a list of refugees in Italy and Belgium (box 18 folder 107), dating back to 1946. The series of correspondence with Vaad Hatzala representatives in foreign countries contains several interesting files. Box 27 folder 50 holds letters from yeshivot in France and Belgium (year 1949) and box 40 folder 187 contains general corresponden...

  3. Rescue Children, Inc. Collection.

    Several files in this collection concern the activities of Rescue Children in Belgium. Box 13, folder 1 contains an undated list of adopted and non-adopted children in the home in “St. Marianberg” [Sint Mariaburg]. In box 15, folder 1 we note an undated report (including photographs) from the Comité central Israélite addressed to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany. In “Series III: Photographs”, we find two folders with photographs relevant to Belgium. Box 14A, folder 9 contains i.a. photos of Rescue Children, Inc.’s Belgium Committee, children in Antwerp and a Belgian ...