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Asociación de Sobrevivientes de la Persecución Nazi en la Argentina. Archivo de Sherit Hapleitá del Archivo Moskovits

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2018.5.1 | RG Number: RG-72.032

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    Overview

    Description
    Records from the legal office of Mr. José Moskovits, a Holocaust survivor and attorney in Buenos Aires. Consist of the manifesto, correspondence and publications of the Sherit Hapleita in Argentina collected by José Moskovits. Includes correspondence, letters to the Minister of Defense in Cuba, Raul Castro, office files, press releases, printed material, as well as project folders related to memorial events in Argentina and other activities of Holocaust survivors.
    Alternate Title
    Association of survivors of the Nazi Persecution in Argentina. Archive of Sherit Hapleitá of the Moskovits Archive
    Date
    inclusive:  1945-2006
    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
    Asociacion Israelita de Sobrevivientes de la Persecucion Nazi
    Biography
    The Sherit Hapleitá-Association of Survivors of the Nazi Persecution in Argentina was established after WWII to rebuild life of the Holocaust survivors and to honor memory of their relatives killed by Nazism. The association’s initial mission was to share survivors memories, support each other, honor their murdered families and make their voices heard in a society unknown and unwilling to listen to them. They shared the nostalgia for the lost, their places of origin, the common sufferings and also the dreams of their new life. In the search, almost always unsuccessful, of their lost relatives, they found in their peers, support and mutual support. A second stage of the association, after the first months of adaptation, was the participation and organization of the first commemorative events of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, both in the Jewish Cemetery of La Tablada and in public spaces that brought together hundreds of survivors and their families. In later years they dedicated themselves to transmitting and giving testimonies, and represented to the society the survivors of the Nazi persecution.
    Sherit Hapleitá promotes the commemoration of May 8, 1945, Day of the Capitulation of Nazi Germany, when the German army signed the surrender.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    745 digital images : TIFF ; 7.25 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in four series: 1. Manifesto of the Sherit Hapleita in Argentina; 2. Records related to the anniversary of the proclamation of the state of Israel; 3. Records related to 60th anniversary of a capitulation of Nazi Germany; 4. Records related to anniversary of the liberation.

    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
    Duplication of microfilms/scans for third parties and commercial use including publication of documents requires the written permission of Fundación IWO

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    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Yiṿo in Argenṭine
    Provenance
    Source of acquisition is the Yiṿo in Argenṭine (Fundación IWO). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in January 2018.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-09 07:43:56
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