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  1. Gruenwald-Kastner Trial 1954

    The Record Group contains protocols, defense and prosecution documents from the two trials - the Attorney General of Israel versus Malkiel Gruenwald on the charge of libel, known as the Kasztner Trial, and the lawsuit submitted by Malkiel Gruenwald against Rudolf Kasztner on the charge of false testimony which Kasztner had testified as it were in the framework of the Kasztner Trial. The documentation includes documents related to the work of the Vaadat Hatzala: correspondence, documents, certificates, and reports.

  2. Yugoslavia Collection: Documentation regarding the Jews of Yugoslavia, mainly during the Holocaust period

    In the Record Group there is documentation regarding the Jews of the former Yugoslavia (according to the April 1941 boundaries) during the 20th century, and concerning various topics from the Holocaust period. Some of the documentation was photocopied from material in various archives in Yugoslavia and in other countries, including Israel, and some of the documentation was submitted to Yad Vashem by private individuals. Among the sources for the documentation are the Federation of Jewish Communities in Yugoslavia, the Association of Yugoslav Immigrants in Israel, Hakeren Hakayemet Le-israel...

  3. Weichert Collection: Documentation of activities of the Zydowska Samopomoc Spoleczna (ZSS - Jewish Social Self Help Organization) in Poland under the German occupation and documentation belonging to Michal Weichert

    Included in the Collection: - Documentation of the administration of the JUS in Krakow during the war years:Correspondence with branches of the organization in the Generalgouvernement area and with various Jewish welfare organizations in occupied Poland; correspondence with the JDC in Geneva and Lisbon; periodical guidelines from the administration to the local chapters; excerpts from periodical reports issued by the German occupational authorities in the Generalgouvernement; - Testimonies and excerpts from testimonies given to the Area Committees for the Investigation of Nazi Crimes in Pol...

  4. The Romanian Collection: Documentation, mostly from the Holocaust period, regarding the fate of the Romanian Jews

    The first 82 files in the Record Group include documentation of the Jewish organizations which were active in Romania, 1941-1947: The Central Council of Romanian Jews; The Federation of the Union of Communities; The Joint Distribution Committee; The Union of Romanian Jews; The Jewish Party; the General Jewish Council and the Jewish Democratic Committee. The rest of the files contain mainly personal documentation submitted to the Yad Vashem Archive by private people on an on-going basis.

  5. Nazi Documentation Collection, 1933-1944

    Nazi documentation of different kinds and from different sources which arrived at Yad Vashem as individual documents and not as part of concentrated collections. In the Collection there is documentation from the Nazi authorities in Germany, the occupation authorities in various countries, local governments, camps and systems for repression and murder of the Jews and opponents of the regime, such as the Sicherheitspolizei (SIPO-Security Police), the Sicherheitsdienst (SD-Security Service) and Adolf Eichmann's office. The documentation includes official documents, activity reports, statistica...

  6. Letters and postcards from the Holocaust period and regarding it

    In the Records Group there are personal letters collected by Yad Vashem since its founding. The letters were written before, during and after the Holocaust period in the Nazi occupied countries in ghettos, camps and hiding places and in the countries to which the Jewish refugees from Europe succeeded in escaping to before and during the Holocaust. The letters were sent to family members, relatives, acquaintances, friends and close friends in European countries and countries across the sea.In the collection there are letters written outside the boundaries of Europe and sent to Jews living in...

  7. The Gideon Hausner Collection: The prosecutor in the Eichmann Trial, 1960-1965

    In the Record Group there is a collection submitted to Yad Vashem by Gideon Hausner, the prosecutor in the Eichmann Trial. The Record Group includes protocols from the Eichmann Trial, files of documentation gathered by the prosecution in preparation for and during the trial, correspondence between the prosecution and various bodies, as well as newspaper clippings regarding the trial. The Record Group also includes a detailed psychological opinion regarding Eichmann.

  8. Documentation regarding the Holocaust from archives in Bulgaria

    In the Record Group there is documentation from government archives in Bulgaria. Cataloguing began in 2001, and it is still continuing. The Record Group is open for accepting additional official documentation. The Record group contains documentation from the Holocaust period:- Indictments, protocols of investigations carried out in preparation for the trials held in the People's Court in Bulgaria in 1945, verdicts and protocols from the first three Court sessions (regarding protocols from additional People's Court Sessions, please see Record Group TR. 6); - Antisemitic legislation in Bulgar...

  9. Documentation of the German Foreign Office, 1870-1945

    The documentation from the Auswertiges Amt found in the Yad Vashem Archives dates from the establishment of the Second Reich through the end of the Third Reich, 1870-1945. In the Collection there is documentation on the following subjects:1. Jewish affairs in all the countries in which Germany had diplomatic legations, as well as general files photocopied from archives in countries such as the USSR and Ukraine during those periods when central events regarding the Jews took place; 2. Complete files regarding Middle East affairs and mainly Eretz Israel were photocopied;3. All documentation r...

  10. Documentation regarding the Jews of Germany, mainly during the Holocaust

    Most of the documentation is from Jewish sources. The first 106 files are remnants from the archives of Jewish institutions, organizations and communities in Germany.Some of this Record Group consists of documentation photocopied from municipal archives in Germany regarding the Jews and including personal documents, surveys and articles regarding the destruction of the communities in Germany and more. There is also documentation included in the Collection regarding the Jewish school in Harlingen, 1933-1939, submitted by the principal of the school, Hugo Josef Rosenthal-Jashuvi, to Yad Vashem.

  11. Documentation regarding the Jews of France , mostly from the Holocaust period

    The collection contains hundreds of files, including documentation received from the Union Generale des Israelites de France (UGIF-General Union of Jews in France). Most of the documentation is original material, some from German sources. There is also much documentation regarding the Jewish underground in France, including material from the Jewish and non-Jewish underground press, the personal archives of Jewish leaders, such as the Joseph Fischer-Ariel Collection, the Charles Wittenberg Collection and the Rabbi Elie Bloch Collection, as well the personal papers of other Jewish activists l...

  12. German Communities Registry

    In the collection are files prepared for the writing of the Bavaria Communities Registry and the Northwest Germany Communities Registry, including the communities of Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Oldenburg, Lippe and Hamburg. The Bavaria files are arranged by district, and within each district, by alphabetical order.The Northwestern Germany files are arranged by state or Prussian province, and they themselves are in alphabetical order. The material is an anthology of the most detailed information regarding German Jewry throughout the years of its existence until its destruction by the N...

  13. Family archive of the Levy family from Essen, Germany, 1863-1993

    The collection contains different types of documentation, mostly private papers of the extended Levy family from the pre-WW I, pre-WWII and post-WWII periods. The papers cover three generations of the Levy family, from Dr. Hermann Levy, his eldest son Dr. Ernst Levy to his eldest grandson Hermann (Germán) Levy. The core of the collection is the private correspondence between members of the nuclear and extended Levy family, dating from 1932 until 1967. There are also letters to and from friends and acquaintances, who, after the rise of nazism in Germany, were scattered across four continents...

  14. Dr. Eliezer Yerushalmi Collection: Documentation from the Siauliai Ghetto

    This Record Group contains documentation from Dr. Eliezer Yerushalmi's archives including a diary, memoirs and Dr. Eliezer Yerushalmi's published writings on the Siauliai Ghetto as well as the testimony of his widow, Sara Yerushalmi.

  15. Documentation regarding the Holocaust from the Central Archives in Moscow, 1939-1945

    Official documentation from the Archives in Moscow, not including documentation from the State Archive of the Russian Federation which is located in a separate Records Group: Yad Vashem Archives M.46. Records Group M.40 is divided into subsections according to the archive of origin from which the documentation was selected. There are three subsections in the Collection: - M.40.MAP - Documentation from the Central Archive of the Russian Ministry of Defense; - M.40.RCM - Documentation from the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History , 1941-1948; - M.40.RGE - Documentation from t...

  16. Documentation from Regional Archives of the Russian Federation, 1934-1946

    In the collection there are files selected from the Regional Archives of the Russian Federation: the State Archives in the Tver, Kaluga, Pskov, Orel, Smolensk, Novgorod and Bryansk regions, the State Archives of the Republics of Kalmykia and Mordovia and the State Archive for Records of Contemporary History in the Kaluga, Smolensk and Tver Regions. Description of the collectionThe collection includes documentation from the local committees of the Communist Party in various regions of Russia, 1917-1929, documentation from the Soviet Extraordinary State Commission Committee (ChGK) and the reg...

  17. Documentation from the Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archives) regarding the Holocaust

    The Yad Vashem Archives has systematically gathered documentation from the Bundesarchiv, as well as documentation from the Militärarchiv in subsection M.29.Fr. The Records Groups in the Central Archive from which Yad Vashem gathers this documentation belongs to two Abteilungen (sections) of the Archives: - The R -Deutsches Reich Section which houses documentation from state institutions. In this section, only files from the 1920s until the end of World War II regarding Jews and the persecution of Jews are checked;- The NS Section is which the documentation regarding the Nazi party instituti...

  18. Documentation from the Central State Archives of Public Organizations of Ukraine, 1941-1977

    There are files in the coolection which were selected from among the 60 records groups in the Central State Archives of Public Organizations of Ukraine. Previously, the Central Archive was known as the Party Archive of the Institute for the History of the Communist Party in Ukraine (the Institute was a branch of the Tsentralny Komitet Komunisticheskoy Partiy Ukrainy [Ukrainian Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the Communist Party]). Until 1989, foreign researchers were not given access to the Archive, and access granted to Soviet researchers was limited.In 1991, an agreement was reached for ...

  19. Documentation of the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund in Geneva, 1933-1940

    The collection contains correspondence of Joseph Thon and Theodor Grubner, representatives of the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund in Geneva. There are also personal letters from relatives of Jews in Poland to the Polish Jews in Geneva, reports regarding the situation of the Jews in Poland and lists of Jews from Poland.

  20. Documentation regarding the Holocaust from provincial archives in Switzerland, 1930-1950

    The documentation is composed mainly of material received by Yad Vashem from the archives of cantons and Jewish communities in Switzerland. Documentation received from the Federal Archive of Switzerland and the State Archive of Lichtenstein is also included in the Record Group. There is also material from various institutions that dealt with Jewish refugees in Switzerland, personal files of thousands of Jewish refugees who escaped to Switzerland as well as the files of Jewish refugees who were deported from Switzerland across the border (especially in the area of Geneva).