Nachlass Prof. Dr. Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921-2007)
Private papers of Prof. Dr. Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921-2007), a Swiss Jewish religious philosopher. Consists of certificates, photographs, family history, school and studies history, reports, refugee files, documents regarding reparation and inheritance, prizes and honors, articles for books and magazines, press articles, letters to the editor, radio and television articles, teaching material, and correspondence, e.g. with Leo Baeck, Peter Nathan Levinson, Gertrud Luckner, Franz Mussner, Rolf Rendtorff, Julius Schoeps, Albert Speer, Herbert Strauss; correspondence between the Christian-Jewish working group in Switzerland; correspondence B'nai B'rith, et al. with Anne Frank-Fonds, Conseil Représentatif des institutions juifs de France, International Center for Peace in the Middle East, Willy Brandt, Hertha Däubler-Gmelin, Klaus von Dohnanyi, Heinz Galinski, Rudolf Kirchschläger, Jean-Marie Lustiger, Michael Mertes, Hans -Jochen Vogel, Simon Wiesenthal, Beate Winkler; correspondence in connection with activities in various bodies and commissions; and bulletins "Christian-Jewish Forum"; "The B'nai B'rith International Jewish Monthly"; "B'nai B'rith Bulletin"; "B'nai B'rith Journal"; "B'nai B'rith News"; bulletins from member boxes of the B'nai B'rith. Records relate mainly to diverse commitment of Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich in the context of Christian-Jewish dialogue. It reflects in almost all of his activities, as the secretary of the Christian-Jewish working group in Switzerland, as a director of the continental European district of B'nai B'rith and representative of B'nai B'rith International, or in his journalistic work and his lecturing. Of particular interest are Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich's reports on his life in National Socialist Germany, his escape and his first years as a refugee in Switzerland.
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