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Creator:  Loewenthal, Sigfried FritzRequires cookie*
 Title:  Sigfried Fritz Loewenthal papers  
 Dates:  1940-1941 
 Call No:  1987.010 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of correspondence, affadadvits, and receipts of Siegfried Fritz Loewenthal, concerning his attempts to bring his relatives out of Nazi-occupied countries to the United States, Ecuador, Brazil, and Uraguay. One noted correspondent is Jacob Rosenheim, president of Agudas Israel World Organization. 
 Size:  3 folders 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Lederer, Helene Karo FriedmanRequires cookie*
 Title:  Helene Karo Friedman Lederer oral history collection  
 Dates:  1987 
 Call No:  1987.011 
 Abstract:  Helene Karo Friedman Lederer is a French-born Jewish educator. After World War II she was adopted by the Friedman family of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, through the Rescue Children, Inc. adoption program. The collection contains a sixty minute cassette tape and summary of an interview with Helene Lederer as well as some original photographs. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust survivors | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Tenzer, HerbertRequires cookie*
 Title:  Herbert Tenzer oral history collection  
 Dates:  Bulk Dates:1940-1947; Bulk Dates: 1940-1947; 1940's, 1985 
 Call No:  1986.004 
 Abstract:  Herbert Tenzer was a founder and administrator of Rescue Children, Inc., organized in June 1946 to assist young Jewish refugees in the aftermath of the Holocaust. The collection includes taped interviews concerning Tenzer's involvement with Vaad Hatzala and Rescue Children, Inc. and photographs of Tenzer with Mayor William O'Dwyer and children at the Rescue Children center. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Refugees, Jewish | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving Bunim oral history collection  
 Dates:  1976-1978 
 Call No:  1985.014 
 Abstract:  Irving Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. The Vaad Hatzala, an Orthodox Jewish relief organization established in 1939, provided funds for rabbis and religious students in war-torn Europe and worked for their emigration. The collection contains a photocopy of a transcript of an interview with Irving Bunim by Rabbi Moshe Kolodny of the Agudath Israel of America Orthodox Jewish Archives concerning the work of the Vaad Hatzala during World War II. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Refugees, Jewish | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Novick, HenyaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Rescue Children, Inc. from 1946-1948  
 Dates:  1986 
 Call No:  1986.056 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a term paper prepared in 1986 by Mrs. Henya Novick. The paper, entitled "Rescue Children, Inc. from 1946-1948", was written for Professor Herbert M. Druks' Brooklyn College class. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jewish children in the Holocaust | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees 
Creator:  Caro, Kate DiamantRequires cookie*
 Title:  Kate Diamant Caro oral history collection  
 Dates:  1987 
 Call No:  1987.006 
 Abstract:  Kate Diamant Caro was a German-born Jewish activist. She and her family survived the Holocaust by hiding in Belgium. Mrs. Caro's brother Maurice Diamant was active in Rescue Children, Inc. operations in Belgium in 1946. Mrs. Caro brought Charles Caro (no relation) and Irene Gutman to New York in 1947 for a Busy Buddies fundraising luncheon (coordinated by affluent American women to assist the orphans) and helped arrange for their adoptions by American families. The collection contains a tape recording and transcript of the interview with Mrs. Caro. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Belgium -- Emigration and immigration | Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Belgium | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Hausman, Nathan ; Hausman, LilaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Nathan and Lila Hausman oral history collection  
 Dates:  1987 
 Call No:  1987.004 
 Abstract:  Nathan and Lila Hausman held parlor meetings for Vaad Hatzala and Rescue Children, Inc. in their home in Brooklyn. Nathan Hausman provided affidavits for refugees fleeing from Nazi Germany. The collection contains an interview with Nathan and Lila Hausman. The tape narrates their rescue and fundraising activities with Vaad Hatzala and Rescue Children, Inc. 
 Size:  2 items 
 Subjects:  Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Jewish children in the Holocaust | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  United States. Office of Strategic ServicesRequires cookie*
 Title:  OSS Reports on Revisionist Zionists  
 Dates:  1944-1945, 1982; Bulk Dates: 1944-1945 
 Call No:  1985.003 
 Abstract:  The collection includes three reports by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), predecessor organization to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), concerning the activities of Peter Bergson and his Revisionist Zionist organization. The "Bergson Group" Revisionists publicized the horrors experienced by European Jewry under the Nazis to arouse public concern and to pressure the United States government into allowing rescue missions of Nazi victims. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Revisionist Zionists | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | Zionists -- United States 
Creator:  Vorhand, VictorRequires cookie*
 Title:  Victor Vorhand oral history collection  
 Dates:  1987 
 Call No:  1987.007 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Victor Vorhand served as head of Vaad Hatzala at the Czechoslovakia branch from 1946 and director of the Austrian branch from January 1949 to November 1949. He oversaw all immigration activities and religious operations. The collection contains a tape recording of an interview with Rabbi Victor Vorhand, together with photocopies of his correspondence and documents pertaining to Vaad Hatzala and the Rescue Children, Inc. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Austria | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Czechoslovakia | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving Bunim family papers  
 Dates:  1920-1992; Bulk Dates: 1945-1980 
 Call No:  2007.004 
 Abstract:  Irving M. Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. The collection contains photographs, telegrams, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material chiefly related to the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, Vaad Hatzala, Young Israel, and Bunim's book, Ethics From Sinai. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish authors -- United States | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish refugees -- United States | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Pictorial review [of] Vaad Hatzala, Germany, 1948 | Rabbis -- United States | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Koenigsberg, Benjamin, 1884-1975Requires cookie*
 Title:  Benjamin and Pearl Koenigsberg Papers  
 Dates:  1890-1998; Bulk Dates: 1905-1972 
 Call No:  1993.003 
 Abstract:  Lawyer and Orthodox communal worker, the collection contains organizational records, affidavits, and correspondence of Benjamin Koenigsberg during his life on New York's Lower East Side. Also contains materials relating to the Koenigsberg/Friedman families. 
 Size:  23.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish lawyers | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- History | Jews -- United States -- History | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Kosher food industry -- United States -- History | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Refugees, Jewish -- United States | Sabbath legislation -- New York (State) | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Rescue Children, Inc.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Rescue Children, Inc. Collection  
 Dates:  1946-1985 
 Call No:  1985.024 
 Abstract:  Photographs and case files of child Holocaust survivors under Rescue Children, Inc. care in Sweden, France, Belgium, England, and Germany. Also contains some administrative records and correspondence of the organization. 
 Size:  8.25 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Belgium | England | France | Germany | Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Intercountry adoption | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Belgium | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- England | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Germany | Jewish children in the Holocaust-- Sweden | Jewish orphanages -- Belgium | Jewish orphanages -- France | Jews -- Charities | Sweden | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume II  
 Dates:  1914-1958; Bulk Dates: 1919-1950 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  107 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis | Rabbis -- Europe -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- Palestine -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Shehitah -- Europe | Shehitah -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine 
Creator:  Vaad HatzalaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Vaad Hatzala Collection  
 Dates:  1940 - 1963; Bulk Dates: 1942 - 1949 
 Call No:  1969.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish relief organization established in 1939 initially to provide funds for rabbis and religious students in war-torn Europe and to work for their emigration. Involved in negotiations with Germans to save Jews from concentration camps, and provided assistance to Jews who fled Europe to places such as Japan and Shanghai. Provided spiritual rehabilitation to concentration camp survivors following World War II, and arranged for visas for refugee rabbis and religious students to the United States. 
 Size:  26.75 linear feet plus two oversize document cases 
 Subjects:  Belgium | Bergen-Belsen (Concentration Camp) | Czechoslovakia | Dominican Republic | England | France | Germany | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | International relief -- Europe | Iran | Italy | Jewish children in the Holocaust | Jews -- Belgium | Jews -- Czechoslovakia | Jews -- France | Jews -- Germany | Jews -- Lithuania | Jews -- Migrations | Jews -- Palestine | Jews -- Poland | Jews -- Romania | Jews -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Sweden | Jews -- Switzerland | Jews, United States, Charities | Kobe-shi (Japan) | Lithuania | Morocco | Netherlands | Norway | Palestine | Poland | Rabbinical Seminaries | Rabbis | Reconstruction (1939-1951) | Refugees, Jewish | Romania | Shanghai (China) | South America | Soviet Union | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Turkey | United States -- Emigration and immigration | United States -- Politics and government, 1933-1953 | Vaad Hatzala Bulletin | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue