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Kehillat Haharedim (RG 340)

Document | Accession Number: 2017.320.1 | RG Number: RG-67.065M

Records of the Kehillat Haharedim (Association des Israelites Pratiquants. Association of Orthodox Jews). Consist of correspondence, letters, list of refugees and internees, lists of students, lists of members of Kehillat Haharedim in Paris, bulletin of the organization, financial records, questionnaires, statistical reports, and minutes. Most of records constitute of correspondence with children's homes, internees of camps, rabbis, with the organizations as: the Union générale des israélites de France (UGIF), Hias-Ica Emigration Association (HICEM), World Union OSE (OSE), Federation de Societes Juives de France, Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC), Comite d'Aide Immediate aux Deportes et Victimes de la Guerre, and branches of the Kehillat Haharedim in Moirans, Toulouse, Marseilles.
The records relate to the Kehillat Haharedim's activities during and after the World War II, including providing relief work in the camps, sending clothes and religious articles, organizing vocational courses such as tailoring, rescuing Jewish children, organizing Kehillat Haharedim school in Paris, sending relief packages of kosher food, organizing relief projects for Nazi victims.

Collection Subtitle
Association des Israelites Pratiquants. Association of Orthodox Jews
Date
1939-1947  (inclusive)
Extent
21 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
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Record last modified: 2018-09-28 14:37:03
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