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  1. Two documents issued by the Jewish community in Linz to Rudolf Gans-Schiller, including certification of his appointment as Director of the Emigration Bureau in Linz, 1938

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

    Two documents issued by the Jewish community in Linz to Rudolf Gans-Schiller, including certification of his appointment as Director of the Emigration Bureau in Linz, 1938 - Thank-you letter to Rudolf Gans-Schiller from the Jewish community in Linz for the donation of 4,000 Reichsmark in support of needy Jews and assistance to the emigration of needy Jews; - Certificate from the Jewish community in Linz that Rudolf Gans-Schiller was appointed by Max Hirschfeld, Chairman of the Jewish community, as Director of the Emigration Bureau in Linz, and responsible for the entire Oberdonau area, and ...

  2. Correspondence regarding the deportation of the Jews of Vienna to areas of Poland and confiscation of their property by the Vugestap, February 1941 - November 1941

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

    Correspondence regarding the deportation of the Jews of Vienna to areas of Poland and confiscation of their property by the Vugestap, February 1941 - November 1941 The file includes: - Telegram regarding coordinated activity between the NSDAP and the Gestapo regarding deportation of the Jews of Vienna to the Generalgouvernement area, excluding those with authorized emigration documents; - Correspondence between Scharizer, from the NSDAP, and Ernst Kaltenbrunner, from the MSSPF, regarding logistics, March 1941; - General circular issued by Laube, from the NSDAP, to all the Kreisleiter in the...

  3. Regulations of the Aeltestenrat der Juden in Wien (Council of Elders of the Jews in Vienna)

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

    Regulations of the Aeltestenrat der Juden in Wien (Council of Elders of the Jews in Vienna) The regulations are applicable to all the Jews of Austria (Two copies) - Description of the territorial area of Aeltestenrat activity, its authority, membership in the community, the leadership, the positions, its subordination to the Gestapo, disbanding of the Aeltestenrat.

  4. Varied documentary material from the Innsbruck community and the Tyrol district regarding antisemitism before the war, confiscation of property, anti-Jewish legislation and disbanding of the communities in the Tyrol district

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

    Varied documentary material from the Innsbruck community and the Tyrol district regarding antisemitism before the war, confiscation of property, anti-Jewish legislation and disbanding of the communities in the Tyrol district - Performance of the antisemitic play, "Das Anderle von Rinn", based on the blood libel from the Middle Ages, and the reaction of the public and the press to the play; - Confiscation of property and use of assets and personal belongings for the needs of senior Nazi party officials - seizure of real estate, mansions and villas; - Suicide of Friedrich Reitlinger, owner of...

  5. Documentation regarding the Holocaust from the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine (CDJC - Center of Contemporary Jewish Documentation) in Paris

    The Archives contain documentation of the Gestapo, the Commissariat Général aux Questions Juives (CGQJ-Commissariat-General for Jewish Affairs), the Union Generale des Israelites de France (UGIF-General Union of Jews in France), the German and Italian Embassies, the Nuremberg Trials and more.

  6. Testimony of Szlomo Bursztejn regarding his experiences in the Kleszczele Ghetto

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

    Testimony of Szlomo Bursztejn regarding his experiences in the Kleszczele Ghetto Life in the Kleszczele Ghetto; "Aktion" conducted by the Gestapo, 01 November 1942; planning of escape from the ghetto by Jews; arguments against escape; escape with other Jews; survival of four people.

  7. Testimony of Anatol Rabinowicz regarding his experiences in Bialystok

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

    Testimony of Anatol Rabinowicz regarding his experiences in Bialystok Witness is handed over to the Gestapo in Bialystok by Anton Wojtowicz, the Pole, 11 March 1944; life in detention including interrogation, abuse and beatings; work burning corpses. Note: The testimony was taken down 16 October 1944.

  8. Testimony of Gedalyahu Abramowicz regarding his experiences in Baranowicze

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

    Testimony of Gedalyahu Abramowicz regarding his experiences in Baranowicze Occupation of Baranowicze by the German Army, 1941; abuse of Jewish men by Gestapo men approximately two weeks after the German occupation; murder of Jews; throwing the murder victims into pits; throwing live Jews into pits; injury; return to the Baranowicze Ghetto; liquidation of the ghetto; joins the partisans.

  9. Memoirs of and an interview with Franz Kejmar

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

    Memoirs of and an interview with Franz Kejmar 1. Interview conducted by Erich Kulka with Franz Kejmar at Kejmar's home in Spain, 06 July 1986. Kejmar was an opponent of the Nazis in Austria. He was arrested by the Gestapo in July 1941, and a month later, on 19 August 1941, he was deported to Auschwitz as a political prisoner. There he worked in the Deutsche Ausrustungswerke (DAW) factories and served as a Kapo, a position in which he showed compassion and humaneness towards the inmates (in German); 2. Unpublished memoirs of Franz Kejmar (in German); 3. Article regarding Franz Kejmar, who wa...

  10. Marc Amon, born in Thessaloniki, Greece, 1923; 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

    Marc Amon, born in Thessaloniki, Greece, 1923; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Work as a physicist; joins the EIF (French Jewish Scouts), 1942; activities in La Sixieme (the Sixth) underground in Paris; detention by the Gestapo, July 1944; deportation from France, July 1944. In the file; - Testimonies; - Photograph; - Letter.

  11. Esther Richter, known as Ika; 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

    Esther Richter, known as Ika; details regarding her activities in the Jewish underground in France during World War II Life in Paris including the German occupation; joins Comite Rue Amelot (Amelot Street Committee); member of the Bund party; help to needy Jews; arrest by the Gestapo; deportation to Romainville; life in Romainville; death, 12 December 1942. In the file: - Summary of her personal information.

  12. Appointments of notable people to serve as leaders of the Viennese Jewish community, 1938

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

    Appointments of notable people to serve as leaders of the Viennese Jewish community, 1938 - Copy of a document issued by the "Besonderes Stadtamt Wien" regarding the appointments of Dr. Josef Loewenherz as Chairman of the Viennese Jewish community and an eight member advisory committee, 28 May 1938; - Granting of exclusive authority to the Community Chairman; - The appointments, guidelines and granting of authority in accordance with the decision of the Gestapo in Vienna.

  13. "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 ...

  14. Survey regarding the Bialystok Ghetto including events during the "Aktion",15 January-17 February 1943

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

    Survey regarding the Bialystok Ghetto including events during the "Aktion",15 January-17 February 1943 Sealing of the boundaries of the city, November 1942; deportation of Jews to concentration camps; transfer of Jews from concentration camps to Treblinka; execution of Jews in Treblinka; reduction of the boundaries of the Bialystok Ghetto without affecting the Jews; "Aktion" under the command of the Gestapo officer, Fritz Friedel, 05 February 1943; Jews in hiding throughout the "Aktion"; refusal of the Jewish police to participate in carrying out the "Aktion"; killing of a German by members...

  15. Testimony of Zecharia Yuten regarding his experiences in Lukiszki, the Vilna Ghetto and the Lida Ghetto

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

    Testimony of Zecharia Yuten regarding his experiences in Lukiszki, the Vilna Ghetto and the Lida Ghetto Deportation of his family from Vilna to prison in Lukiszki; deportation of approximately 5,000 Jews to the prison in Lukiszki; registration of professionally skilled workers in the prison; transfer of professionally skilled workers to the Vilna Ghetto; the witness' term of office as a member of the Judenrat in the Vilna Ghetto; escape to Lida with other Jews, 01 November 1941; life in Lida including forced labor, abuse and murder of Jews; arrest of Judenrat members; arrest of Jewish polic...

  16. Testimony of Chiene (Izrailski) Katzef, born in Paberze, Poland, 1920, regarding her experiences in Paberze, in hiding in Borskunu, the Vilna Ghetto and in hiding in villages in the Vilna district

    1. O.71- Koniuchowsky Collection: Testimonies Regarding the Holocaust of Lithuanian Jewry, 1945-1981

    Testimony of Chiene (Izrailski) Katzef, born in Paberze, Poland, 1920, regarding her experiences in Paberze, in hiding in Borskunu, the Vilna Ghetto and in hiding in villages in the Vilna district Life before the war. German occupation, 24 June 1941; establishment of a local Lithuanian Authority; Polish activities in the local Authority including with Jozek Rimszewicz Sumbar and Heniek Janczek; arrival of Gestapo members from Vilna, 11 July 1941; "Aktion" by the Gestapo; abuse of Jews; looting of Jewish owned property; murder of Jewish men in a forest and in hiding of Jews; list of names of...

  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. Report issued by Dr. Loewenherz based on a diary of meetings between Lowenherz and Adolf Eichmann and his assistants, 1938-1945

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

    Report issued by Dr. Loewenherz based on a diary of meetings between Lowenherz and Adolf Eichmann and his assistants, 1938-1945 The main portion of the report concentrates on emigration, personal pressure and Eichmann's threats to speed up emigration of the Jews from Austria; description of Lowenherz' efforts to moderate Eichmann's decrees, the feeling of gloom pervading the Jews; anti-Jewish legislation; damages to person and to property; pressures imposed on Lowenherz such as detention, house-arrest, threats of personal sanctions against him after discovery of the "Baum Group" Affair, the...

  19. Plan for rescuing youth and children, establishment of the Central Office for Emigration of the Jews of Austria, the "Gildemeester Aktion (program to force the Austrian Jews to emigrate)", protocol and correspondence of Dr. Friedrich Neumann

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

    Plan for rescuing youth and children, establishment of the Central Office for Emigration of the Jews of Austria, the "Gildemeester Aktion (program to force the Austrian Jews to emigrate)", protocol and correspondence of Dr. Friedrich Neumann - Protocol of a discussion with the participation of Fritz Kraus, representative of the Reich Statthalterei (Office of the Reich Governor of Vienna), Dr. Erich Rajakovic, from Dr. Gallop's office, and Dr. Alfred Neumann, spokesman for the Jewish side, regarding the "Uebersiedlung Juedische Jugendliche und Kinder ins Ausland (Emigration of Youth and Chil...

  20. 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...