Selected records from the archives of the Alliance Israélite Universelle
54,931 digital images : JPEG ; 40.6 GB.
69 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
13 dVDs ; 4 3/4 in..
2 pages of photocopies.
The collection deals with the general situation of Jews in various countries, including relations with the local government, anti-Semitism, immigration, emigration, proselytizing by Christians and Muslims. Countries represented in order of preponderance of material include North Africa and the Middle East, including the former Ottoman Empire, countries situated in Eastern and Central Europe, and “The Rest of the world and small countries.” Also contains documents of Jonathan Thurz (1895-1976), a Polish-born Zionist leader who settled in Casablanca in 1927, which includes information about Jewish refugees.
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