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Language of Description: German
Language of Description: English
Country: Israel
  1. "The Destruction of Bialystok": Report by Zipora Kaplan regarding the fate of Jews in the Bialystok Ghetto

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    "The Destruction of Bialystok": Report by Zipora Kaplan regarding the fate of Jews in the Bialystok Ghetto Deportation of Jews from the Bialystok area to Treblinka, November 1942; murder of the Jews in Treblinka; escape of Jews from villages in the area to the Bialystok Ghetto; transfer of the civilian government in the ghetto to the Gestapo; sealing of the ghetto; prevention of Jews from leaving the ghetto to go to work outside the ghetto, February 1943; "Aktion" conducted by the Gestapo, Kripo and Schupo, 05 February 1943; refusal of Jewish policemen to cooperate with the Germans; murder ...

  2. David Oks, born in Kovel, Poland, 1895; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    David Oks, born in Kovel, Poland, 1895; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II From a family with hardships; life before the war; move to Warsaw including joining Poalei Zion; drafted into the Polish Army in the 1920s; desertion from the Polish Army and escape to France; life in Paris using a false identity and forged documents; joins Poalei Zion; distribution of a Polish Poalei Zion journal; raising money for various causes; maintaining contact with his friends in Poland. German occupation; activities on behalf of the Colonie Scolaire (The Sum...

  3. Rabbi Elie Cyper, born in Erneltech, 1908; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Rabbi Elie Cyper, born in Erneltech, 1908; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Activities as Rabbi of the Versailles Jewish community, 1935; activities as Rabbi of the Dijon Jewish community, 1939; life in Dole including finding living quarters for refugees, from 1940. Escape to Perigueux; activities in Perigueux including aid to refugees; receives permission to visit camps and groups of foreign workers; supplies food to deportees on transports en route to Drancy and Pithiviers; finding hiding places for children; activities as contact perso...

  4. Testimony of Yitzchak Wernik regarding his experiences in Lomza, Zambrow and Auschwitz

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Yitzchak Wernik regarding his experiences in Lomza, Zambrow and Auschwitz Shelling of Lomza by the Germans, 01 September 1939; deaths of Jews and Poles as a result of the shelling; occupation of Lomza by the German Army, 25 June 1941; attitude of the local population towards the Jews; life in Lomza including abusive acts and murder of the Jews; yellow badge, 04 July 1941; deportation of Jews to Zambrow by the Gestapo; murder of the Jews in Zambrow; establishment of the ghetto, July 1941; appointment of a Judenrat; establishment of a Jewish police; forced labor; deportation of t...

  5. Memoirs of Sima regarding her experiences in Grodek

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Memoirs of Sima regarding her experiences in Grodek Occupation of Grodek by the German Army, 27 June 1941; life under the German occupation including robbery of Jewish property, anti-Jewish legislation, yellow badge; ban forbidding the local population to sell food products to the Jews; appointment of a Judenrat; abuse of Judenrat members by the Gestapo; murder of Jews; Polish and Belorussian collaborators; arrest of Communists and their murder; concentration of the Jews in the market square in Grodek, 01 November 1942; deportation of the witness' family to a[n unnamed] camp by wagon; popul...

  6. Dr. Abraham Silberschein Archive: Correspondence with the Polish legation in Switzerland regarding the issuing of passports to Polish citizens, help to Polish refugees and POWs, sending parcels to Poland and transmitting information

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

    Dr. Abraham Silberschein Archive: Correspondence with the Polish legation in Switzerland regarding the issuing of passports to Polish citizens, help to Polish refugees and POWs, sending parcels to Poland and transmitting information Correspondence with the Polish legation in Switzerland, with Ambassador A. Lados and their Excellencies Dr. Jurkiewicz, Bronarski, Dobrzelewski, Ryniewicz, Nahlik, Rokicki and Dr. Kuehl from the Consular Department regarding the issuing of passports to Polish citizens, help to Polish refugees and POWs, sending parcels to Poland and transmitting information. Also...

  7. Testimony of Simcha Bursztejn, born in Kleszczele, Poland, 1914, regarding his experiences in Bryansk and in forests

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Simcha Bursztejn, born in Kleszczele, Poland, 1914, regarding his experiences in Bryansk and in forests Occupation of Bryansk by the German Army, 24 June 1941; life in Bryansk including decrees, abusive acts and murder of Jews; desecration of the memorial for Lenin put up in Bryansk, 1940; anti-Jewish decrees imposed on the Jews by the Polish mayor, Dr. Danbrausky and the police chief, Pietshak; displays of antisemitism against the Jews; forced labor paving roads and digging trenches; murder of Moshe Klimentausky, the Jew, for possessing a radio; establishment of the Bryansk Gh...

  8. Raissa (Bloch) Gorlin, born in Petersburg (Russia), 1899, known as Michelle Miraille; details regarding her activities in the Jewish underground in France during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Raissa (Bloch) Gorlin, born in Petersburg (Russia)1899, known as Michelle Miraille; details regarding her activities in the Jewish underground in France during World War II Studies in the Faculty of the Arts in a university in Switzerland; move to France. Life in Vic Sur Cere including managing an Amities Chretiennes (Christian Friendship) orphanage; life using the false identity of Michelle Miraille; care for children under the protection of OSE (Children's Aid Society) at the orphanage; illegally crosses the border into Switzerland; capture; deportation across the border by the Swiss; arr...

  9. Testimony of Mala Polonska, born in Bialystok, Poland, 1923, regarding her experiences in the Bialystok Ghetto, Wolkowysk, Warsaw, Germany and other places

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Mala Polonska, born in Bialystok, Poland, 1923, regarding her experiences in the Bialystok Ghetto, Wolkowysk, Warsaw, Germany and other places Escape from the Bialystok Ghetto to Wolkowysk, 1943; arrest of members of the Wolkowysk community; murder of the members of the Wolkowysk community who were arrested; "Aktion" on Yom Kippur by the Gestapo in Wolkowysk, 09 October 1943; escape to Warsaw by using a Soviet identity card; arrest; transfer to prison; meeting with Jewish inmates in the prison; prison life including morbidity; murder of 182 Jews in Nowosiolek, 15 April 1942; de...

  10. Testimony of Eliezer regarding his experiences in the Grodno Ghetto

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Eliezer regarding his experiences in the Grodno Ghetto "Action" in the Grodno Ghetto, 13-16 February 1943; arrangement of hiding places in the ghetto; description of the hiding place; concentration of approximately 400 women in the Great Synagogue, 12 December 1943; participation of the Jewish police in the "Action" under the command of Kurt Wiese and Otto Streblow, the Gestapo men; attempt of the women to escape en route to the synagogue; murder of the women by shooting; surrounding of the Judenrat courtyard by the Schupo (German police); transfer of the Judenrat members to th...

  11. Testimony of Michl Orszanski, born in Bialystok, Poland, 1905, regarding his experiences in the Bialystok Ghetto, Lomza, Bialystok and other places

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Michal Orszanski, born in Bialystok, Poland, 1905, regarding his experiences in the Bialystok Ghetto, Lomza, Bialystok and other places Liquidation of the Bialystok Ghetto, 16 August 1943; deportation of inmates from Markowszczyzna to the prison in Bialystok during the liquidation; inmates' work in SS workshops outside the prison; transfer with other inmates from the Lomza prison to the Bialystok prison, late September 1943; attempts to escape by the inmates; capture of the escapees; murder of some of the escapees; arrest of non-Jews by the Gestapo; transfer of the detainees to...

  12. Jacob Weintraub, born in Tarczyn, Poland, 1920, known as Jacques Wister; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Jacob Weintraub, born in Tarczyn, Poland, 1920, known as Jacques Wister; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Life in Nice; activities as commander of an MJS (Zionist Youth Movement) regiment; participation in preparation of forged documents; organizes the smuggling of children into Switzerland; arrest with Jacques Marburger, 23 September 1943; release from detention; forgets to take a folder with documents after the Gestapo interrogation and goes back to get it; arrested again; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Auschwitz, 28 October 1943. A...

  13. David Rappoport, born in Proskurov, Ukraine, 1883: details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    David Rappoport, born in Proskurov, Ukraine, 1883: details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Work as a journalist; underground activities; leader of the Comite Rue Amelot (Amelot Street Committee) in Paris; arrest by Danneker, a Gestapo commander, 01 June 1943; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Auschwitz; death in Auschwitz, 02 July 1944. Also in the file: - Booklet entitled "L'un des Trente Six" (One of the Thirty-six), published by Kyoum, Paris, 1946.

  14. Correspondence and personal documentation of Dr. Josef Loewenherz, 1934-1943

    1. O.30 - Documentation regarding the Jews of Austria, mainly during the Holocaust period

    Correspondence and personal documentation of Dr. Josef Loewenherz, 1934-1943 - Correspondence regarding allocation of a plot of land in the Ahuza neighborhood (Haifa-1934?) in honor of Dr. Loewenherz's 50th birthday; - Dr. Loewenherz's trip to Paris on behalf of the community regarding receiving financial assistance for emigration with the approval of the Gestapo Zentralstelle ((Central Office for Jewish Emigration), 07 March 1939; request to take personal luggage for the trip approved by the Devisenstelle (Foreign Currency Office) in Vienna, with the exception of a gold watch, which was re...

  15. Letter sent by Alter Trus, Chairman of the Organization of Former Residents of the Briansk Community in Bialystok to the regional Jewish Historical Committee in Bialystok regarding collaboration with the Gestapo by Janusz and Koszak from Briansk

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Letter sent by Alter Trus, Chairman of the Organization of Former Residents of the Briansk Community in Bialystok to the regional Jewish Historical Committee in Bialystok regarding collaboration with the Gestapo by Janusz and Koszak from Briansk Collaboration with the Gestapo by Janusz and Koszak including capturing Jews and Soviets in hiding in the village; criminal acts of Janusz and Koszak; names of Jews murdered by Janusz and Koszak; names of Jews turned over to the Gestapo by Janusz and Koszak; death sentence imposed on Janusz and Koszak by the partisan brigade in the Briansk area, 194...

  16. Testimony of Elke Fomin, born in Grodno, Poland, 1928, regarding her experiences in the Grodno Ghetto

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Elke Fomin, born in Grodno, Poland, 1928, regarding her experiences in the Grodno Ghetto Establishment of Ghetto Number 1 in the Grodno fish market; establishment of Ghetto Number 2 in Slobodka; term of office of Dr. Brawer as Judenrat chairman in Ghetto Number 1; term of office of Rubintszik as chief of the Jewish police; Rubintszik's excellence at discovering hiding places of Jews; life in the Grodno Ghetto including yellow badge and forced labor in the ghetto and outside the ghetto; liquidation of Ghetto Number 2, November 1942; deportation of most of the Jews to the Kielbas...

  17. Personal documentation belonging to Moritz Baecker from Vienna

    1. O.30 - Documentation regarding the Jews of Austria, mainly during the Holocaust period

    Personal documentation belonging to Moritz Baecker from Vienna - Personal documentation and a personal photograph; - Heimatschein (Residence certificate) in the city of Vienna, 1935; - Exemption from military service because he is a Jew, 1938; - List of personal travel equipment approved by the Devisenstelle (Foreign Currency Authority) for emigration needs; - Income Tax exemption certificate; - Voucher for sending mail to the Gestapo, 1939; - Personal letter sent by Moritz Baecker from Buchenwald to his father, 15 January 1939; - Negative photograph of the above letter; - Correspondence wi...

  18. Testimony of Zelig Tenenbaum regarding the fate of the Jews of Grajewo

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Zelig Tenenbaum regarding the fate of the Jews of Grajewo Occupation of Grajewo by the German Army, summer 1941; life under the German occupation including rioting and forced labor; wounding and murder of Jews by Poles; concentration of approximately 500 men in the marketplace; abuse of Jews including Communists in the theater building; attitude of the Poles towards the Jews; appointment of a Judenrat; torture of Jews by the Gestapo; rape of women; murder of the elderly and Communists in the cemetery; establishment of the ghetto; deportation of the Jews from Botki and Grodno to...

  19. Testimony of Simcha Bursztejn, born in Kleszczele, Poland, 1914, regarding his experiences in Drohiczyn

    1. M.11 - The Tenenbaum-Mersik Archive: Documentation regarding the Bialystok Ghetto underground

    Testimony of Simcha Bursztejn, born in Kleszczele, Poland, 1914, regarding his experiences in Drohiczyn Occupation of Drohiczyn by the German Army, 22 June 1942; murder of 31 Jewish men; life under the German occupation including anti-Jewish legislation, forced labor and yellow badge; appointment of Szwab, the teacher, as mayor; establishment of the Drohiczyn Ghetto, April 1942; smuggling of food items into the ghetto; "Aktion" conducted by the Gestapo, 02 November 1942; murder of Jews; escape of Jews from the ghetto; deportation of the Jews to the Semiatycze Ghetto; deportation of the Jews...

  20. Correspondence between Erich Kulka and Attorney-at-Law Dr. Josef Danisz from Prague regarding the trial to clear Erich Kulka's name conducted against the media in Czechoslovakia, 1987-1990

    1. P.25- Archive of Erich Kulka, Historian of Czech Jewry and Author P.25 - ארכיון אריך קולקה

    Correspondence between Erich Kulka and Attorney-at-Law Dr. Josef Danisz from Prague regarding the trial to clear Erich Kulka's name conducted against the media in Czechoslovakia, 1987-1990 - Agreement of Attorney-at-Law Dr. Josef Danisz from Prague to represent Erich Kulka in his lawsuit against the publication of the book, "V zemi zaslíbené?" (In the Promised Land?), by Josef Sebesta and against the Melantrich Publishing House, which published the book, on the charge of libel. In the book, Erich Kulka is accused of collaboration with the Gestapo; the book has an anti-Israel character; - Co...