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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