Athra Kadisha Correspondence and Other Material
1990-1994

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Collection Overview

Creator: Athra Kadisha. (Society for the Preservation of Jewish Holy Sites)
Title: Athra Kadisha correspondence and other material
Dates: 1990-1994
Size: 1 folder
Abstract:The mission of Athra Kadisha: the Society for the Preservation of Jewish Holy Sites, is to protect Jewish burial sites worldwide. The collection contains copies of correspondence, maps, flyers and newspaper clippings relating to the organization's efforts to prevent desecration of Jewish cemeteries in Israel and the Ottensen Jewish Cemetery in Altona-Hamburg, Germany.
Languages:Materials are in English, Hebrew, and German.
Call No: 1994.027

About This Guide

Finding aid encoded January, 2009

Finding aid encoded in English.

Biographical Note

Athra Kadisha: Society for the Preservation of Jewish Holy Sites, was founded in Israel during the late 1950s. Its mission is to protect the sanctity of Jewish burial sites worldwide.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of correspondence of and about Athra Kadisha: Society for the Preservation of Jewish Holy Sites regarding desecration of Jewish cemeteries in Israel and of the Ottensen Jewish Cemetery in Altona-Hamburg, Germany. Also included are related materials such as maps, flyers and newspaper clippings.

Index Terms

This collection has been indexed under the following terms:

Subjects:
Jewish cemeteries -- Conservation and restoration -- Germany -- Hamburg
Jewish cemeteries -- Conservation and restoration -- Israel
Document Types:
Clippings
Correspondence
Maps
Printed ephemera

Conditions Governing Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is available to researchers deemed to be qualified by the Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

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