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Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich (CKŻP). Wydział Młodzieżowy (Sygn.303/XI)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.120 | RG Number: RG-15.217M

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    Overview

    Description
    Records of the Wydział Młodzieżowy of the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP) ( Department of Youth of the Central Committee of the Jews in Poland), regarding efforts such as boarding houses, vocational courses, scholarships, Jewish sports clubs, and the like. Records include: organizational files, circular letters, meeting minutes, reports, work plans, correspondence; personnel files, scholarship applications, lists of scholarship recipients; financial files such as budgets and cash records; publications including the Bulletin, clippings, materials of Ojfgang, the Bulletin’s successor; files of regional offices, index files of residents of youth homes.
    Alternate Title
    Central Committee of the Jews in Poland (CKŻP). Department of Youth
    Date
    inclusive:  1944-1950
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Collection Creator
    Centralny Komitet ?ydów Polskich
    Biography
    The Central Committee of Polish Jews also referred to as the Central Committee of Jews in Poland and abbreviated CKŻP, (Polish: Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce, Yiddish: צענטראל קאמיטעט פון די יידן אין פוילן‎; tr: Centraler Komitet fun di Jidn in Pojln) was a state-sponsored political representation of Jews in Poland at the end of World War II. It was established on November 12, 1944, as the successor of the Provisional Central Committee of Polish Jews formed a month earlier under the umbrella of the communist Polish Committee of National Liberation (PKWN). The CKŻP provided care and assistance to Jews who survived the Holocaust. It legally represented all CKŻP-registered Polish Jews in their dealings with the new government and its agencies. It existed until 1950 when, together with the Jewish Cultural Society, representatives of CKŻP founded the Socio-Cultural Association of Jews in Poland [Source: Wikipedia] The Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce, CKŻP (Central Committee of Jews in Poland) was the most prominent official Jewish institution in Poland following the Holocaust.  CKŻP attended to the needs of Jews from fall 1944 until 1950. It sponsored a variety of programs, providing food, shelter, education, medical assistance, cultural activities, and employment services and vocational training. The CKŻP also supervised the repatriation of Jews from the Soviet Union and assisted with legal emigration. A government‐funded body, it was supported financially by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
    Reference
    Zarys działalności Centralnego Komitetu Żydów w Polsce za okres od 1 stycznia do 30 czerwca 1946 r., Warszawa: Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich, 1947.

    Siek, M. Inwentarz Wydziału Młodzieżowego Centralnego Komitetu Żydów w Polsce.Sygnatura 303/XI. Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma: Warszawa, 2009.

    Epsztein, T. Przewodnik po Zespołach Archiwum Centralnego Komitetu Żydów w Polsce ze Zbiorów Żydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego w Warszawie. Warszawa, 2005.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    19,944 digital images : JPEG ; 52.5 GB .
    17 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels. Arranged in five series: 1. Organizational files; 2, Personal files; 3, Financial files; 4. Publication materials; 5, Files of the regional branch offices.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Publication or copying of more than several documents for a third party requires the permission of the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny imienia Emanuela Ringelbluma.

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    Provenance
    Source of acquisition is the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma (ŻIH), Sygn. 303/XI. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Programs Division in July 2012.
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