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Mordechai Shenhabi personal archives, Mishmar ha-ʻEmeḳ (Israel) (RG-95-3)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2014.134 | RG Number: RG-68.183

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    The collection contains plans, maps, records related to creation and construction of Yad Vashem, and minutes of meetings of the first Directorate of Yad Vashem (1943-1954). Additional records of Mordechai Shenhabi contain personal documents, artifacts, photographs of Kibbutz Mishmar ha-ʻEmeḳ (Israel), articles, letters, correspondence with Efraim Barzelai in Warsaw (1926-1932), correspondence with representatives of the Hashomer Hatzair in Czechoslovakia, England, Switzerland, Germany, Austria (1933-1938), correspondence with Haim Weizman (1940-1962). Also includes an interview of Mordechai Shenhabi conducted by Reuven Shapiro in Kibbutz Beit Alfa (1991).
    מרדכי שנהבי - ארכיון אישי
    inclusive:  1913-1994
    Collection Creator
    Mordechai Shenhabi
    Mordechai Shenhabi (1900-1983) was a Zionist activist and one of the founders of the Hashomer Hatzair and its educational institute in Europe. On January 2, 1919, Shenhabi, as the first member of the Hashomer Hatzair, reached Palestine. He initiated the first Ḳibuts ha-artsi ha-shomer ha-tsaʻir (Israel) industrial enterprise and edited the movement’s newspaper "Hamitspe" in Palestine. He initiated the Yad Vashem Remembrance Authority Law in 1953, and was one of the founders and planners of the Yad Vashem.

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    41,079 digital images : JPEG ; 119 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in digital images.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Hashomer Hatzair Archives, Yad Yaari, Israel, Records Group 95-3. The reproduction was completed as a joint project with Yad Vashem. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this collection via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in July 2014.
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