Language of Description: Hebrew
  1. O.39 - Collection of memoirs written by survivors as part of a competition held by Yad Vashem, 1957

    O.39 - Collection of memoirs written by survivors as part of a competition held by Yad Vashem, 1957 In 1957 the Yad Vashem administration held an essay competition in which participants were to write about their personal experiences during the Holocaust. The collection includes 200 of these essays.

  2. M.16 - Collection of the Joodsche Coordinatie Commissie (Jewish Coordination Committee-JCC) of Dutch Jewry in Geneva, 1943-1960

    M.16 - Collection of the Joodsche Coordinatie Commissie (JCC-Jewish Coordination Committee) of Dutch Jewry in Geneva, 1943-1945 The Coordination Committee for the Jews of the Netherlands in Switzerland was established in 1943 at the initiative of several of the Dutch refugees in Switzerland, including Mr. M. Gans. The owner of a jewelry and antiquities business in Amsterdam, Gans had escaped from the Netherlands to Switzerland with his wife in the summer of 1942. The Committee mainly dealt with offering assistance (by sending parcels of food and medicine) to deportees from the Netherlands i...

  3. P.9 - Archive of Siegfried Jaegendorf, President of the Jewish Coordinating Committee for the Deported Jews in Transnistria, 1941-1967

    P.9 - Archive of Siegfried Jaegendorf, President of the Jewish Coordinating Committee for the Deported Jews in Transnistria, 1941-1967 Siegfried Jaegendorf was born in Czernowitz, 01 August 1895. He attended local elementary and high schools, and afterwards travelled to Vienna and Berlin where he studied engineering at a technical college, completing his studies as a mechanical engineer. His first position as an engineer was at the Siemens Schucker Werke in Berlin. In time, he was promoted and sent to serve as managing director for the Eastern Europe area at the Siemens factory in Vienna. A...

  4. P.11 - Moshe Keller Collection: The Finaly Children Affair

    P.11 -The Moshe Keller Collection: The Finaly Children Affair The event known as the "Finaly Children Affair" took place in France in the early 1950s. Jewish relatives of two orphaned Jewish brothers who had been baptized as Catholics and were living in a monastery in Spain, demanded that they be given custody of the children. The Catholic Church used the baptism as justification for letting the children remain in the Catholic faith. After a struggle mounted by the relatives against the French authorities, the Church finally gave up its demands, and the children were turned over to their Je...

  5. R.3 - Documentation of the Nazi Party (National Socialist Party - NSDAP) in Eretz Israel, 1928-1939

    R.3 - Documentation of the Nazi Party (National Socialist Party - NSDAP) in Eretz Israel, 1928-1939 The first two chapters of the Nazi Party in Eretz Israel were established in Sharona and Jaffa in March 1933. Karl Ruf from Haifa set the chapters up, but during most of the time that the Nazi Party was active Cornelius Schwarz, from the Templar settlement, served as head of the party. In the summer of 1933 the party numbered 42 members, and in 1934, their numbers reached 239 (the largest chapter was in Jerusalem with 67 members). That same year, there were already active Nazi youth organizat...