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Moshe Carmilly-Weinberger collection

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0092

The Moshe Carmilly-Weinberger collection contains documents created and collected by Dr. Moshe Carmilly-Weinberger, a Romanian rabbi who helped lead the efforts in assisting Jewish refugees escape to Palestine. Documents include budgets, bulletins, and meeting minutes related to the Rescue Committee of Cluj-Kolozsvar (Napoca). Other materials concern Jewish refugees in general, and include copies of articles, lectures, and texts from films documenting the plight of refugees in Romania during World War II.

The Moshe Carmilly-Weinberger collection contains items related to the plight of Romanian Jews and Jewish refugees during World War II. The Cluj-Kolozsvar Jewish community series contains documents related to the community of Cluj and the local Rescue Committee, of which Dr. Moshe Carmilly Weinberger was a leader. Documents include copies of articles written by Rabbi Weinberger, service booklets from his synagogue, a list of Jews living in Cluj, and a budget for the Rescue Committee from 1939-1940. Other items include various notes and copies of correspondence. The documents concerning Jewish refugees and rescuers contain copies of lectures and articles regarding the history of the Jewish refugees and community in the Cluj area. The Avenue of the Righteous material contains documents and photographs awarding Raoul Sorban, who assisted in helping Jews escape Hungary to Palestine during the Holocaust. The affidavits are copies of testimonies of Jewish leadership in Cluj affirming that Rabbi Weinberger was indeed sent on a mission to aid Jewish refugees. The texts from films folder contains transcripts of two films broadcast in Romania on the topic of Jewish refugees. Box 2 contains “Articles about rescuing Jews from Northern Transylvania, 1940-1944,” which is a bound oversized book, comprised of photocopies of articles.

Date
inclusive:  1935-1993
Extent
1 box
1 oversize box
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:00:23
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