Sauveur Eskenazi. Interview

Sauveur Eskenazi. Interview

In this interview Sauveur Eskenazi talks about: his youth in Marseille, France ; his family's arrest and their internment in the camps Royallieu near Compiègne and Drancy near Paris ; their deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau ; his life as a forced la...

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Religious books of Mozes Schenker. Collection

Religious books of Mozes Schenker. Collection

This collection consists of 9 religious books in Hebrew, with annotations made by owner Mozes Schenker.

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Karny-Chamech family. Collection

Karny-Chamech family. Collection

This collection contains: pre-war photos of the Karny-Chamech family from Liège ; a group photo of the Comité de l'Union Sioniste de Liège, 1928 ; pre-war photos of Léa Karny, her future husband Stanislas Gol and her future brother-in-law Samson ...

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Items of the Belgian police force. Collection

Items of the Belgian police force. Collection

This collection consists of: the uniform (trousers, belt, jacket and cap) worn by the Mechelen police corps in 1931-1951 (probably the Interbellum); a war-time white helmet worn by the Antwerp police corps; a black helmet worn by the Antwerp police c...

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Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Institut Martin Buber. Collection

Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Institut Martin Buber. Collection

The archives of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB), donated to the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance by the Martin Buber Institute, contain almost 3,500 documents which cover over 40 topics, including : copies of German decrees, the s...

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Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich - Massnahmen gegen Juden. Collection

Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich - Massnahmen gegen Juden. Collection

This collection consists of 20 issues of the Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich, containing the anti-Jewish measures ordained in Belgium, including: legislation on ritual slaughter, determining who is Jewish, the...

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Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Front de l'Indépendance. Collection

Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Front de l'Indépendance. Collection

This collection consists of 4,058 documents confiscated by the Front de l’Indépendance (Independent Front) at the offices of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB) – “Aide Spéciale Malines” [Special Assistance Mechelen department], after ...

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Tolkowsky family. Collection

Tolkowsky family. Collection

This collection consists of 13 files : KD_00045_0001: Miscellaneous photographs of the Tolkowsky family from Antwerp, including Charles Tolkowsky as an officer in the Belgian Army during the First World War, André Tolkowsky, son of Charles Tolkowsky...

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Rajter family. Collection

Rajter family. Collection

This collection contains photos of the Rajter family, including: passport photos and wedding photos of Estera Rajter and Abram Ciechanow, photos of Estera Rajter and Abram Ciechanow with their son Willy Rajter (Ciechanow), a photo of Willy Rajter (Ma...

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Relieken - Reliques. Collection

Relieken - Reliques. Collection

The “Relics” collection comprises 3,065 envelopes. Each contains personal documents confiscated by the Aufnahme (camp administration) at the SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks) upon arrival of a detainee at the barracks. The documents range ...

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Miscellaneous newspapers and magazines collected to create the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance. Collection

Miscellaneous newspapers and magazines collected to create the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance. Collection

This collection consists of work copies of miscellaneous newspapers, magazines, clandestine press and clippings on the Holocaust in general and the Belgian case in particular, stored in mostly Belgian institutes. The copies were entrusted to the Jewi...

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Letter from Salomon Florsheim regarding his internment in the Theresienstadt ghetto. Item

Letter from Salomon Florsheim regarding his internment in the Theresienstadt ghetto. Item

This photocopied letter from Salomon Florsheim to Lola Kramarsky contains information regarding Salomon's internment in the Westerbork camp, the Netherlands, and the Theresienstadt ghetto, Tsjechoslovakia (today Czech Republic).

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Kluizen - Coffres-forts. Collection

Kluizen - Coffres-forts. Collection

This collection consists of the bank vaults which were not claimed by their original owners post-war. The owners were both Jewish and non-Jewish war victims or refugees who did not return to Belgium. The vaults do not contain any valuables, but docum...

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Kesselman-Stern family. Collection

Kesselman-Stern family. Collection

This collection contains photos and documents including pre-war pictures of Abraham Kesselman’s first wife Liba Teitelbaum, pre-war photos of Liba’s (unidentified) relatives and friends, pre-war photos of the Stern sisters, pre-war photos of Cipa...

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Lewkowicz family. Collection

Lewkowicz family. Collection

This collection contains: the IDs of siblings Jakob Lewkowicz and Perla Lewkowicz; six photos of the Lewkowicz family including photos of the Lewkowicz family at the time of their migration to Belgium, photos of youngest daughter Rosine Regine Lewkow...

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Jodenregister van Antwerpen. Collection

Jodenregister van Antwerpen. Collection

The German decree of 28 October 1940 made it compulsory for all Jews from the age of 15 to register in the Jewish register of the municipality where they officially lived. The names of younger children were added to the forms of the parents (in most ...

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Kanner-Schnitzer family. Collection

Kanner-Schnitzer family. Collection

This collection consists of a newspaper article regarding rescue work by Betty Jakobovits or Jakubowicz, and twelve photos of Schnitzer family members, including vacation photos, passport photos and studio portraits.

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Index cards on Jews from Belgium interned in or deported from France. Collection

Index cards on Jews from Belgium interned in or deported from France. Collection

This collection consists of index cards containing information on 9,765 Jewish men, women and children who in general lived in Belgium before the Second World War and who were interned in or deported from French internment camps during the war. The g...

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Gorren-Gelernter family. Collection

Gorren-Gelernter family. Collection

The collection contains: four pre-war photos of Hinda (Henriette) Gelernter including a picture taken at the Université Libre de Bruxelles or ULB (Free University of Brussels) where she studied; a page from Hinda (Henriette) Gelernter's admission pa...

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Immigration files of Jews, Roma and Sinti, compiled by the Belgian Public Safety Office and its successor, the Belgian Aliens Police (Vreemdelingenpolitie - Police des Étrangers). Collection

Immigration files of Jews, Roma and Sinti, compiled by the Belgian Public Safety Office and its successor, the Belgian Aliens Police (Vreemdelingenpolitie - Police des Étrangers). Collection

This collection contains a selection of files compiled by the Belgian Aliens Police (Vreemdelingenpolitie - Police des Étrangers), relevant for research on the Holocaust in Belgium : the files of Jews, Roma and Sinti deported from the Dossin barrack...

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Henri Dewindt. Collection

Henri Dewindt. Collection

This collection consists of: a post-war photo of resistance fighter and political prisoner Henri Dewindt, 15 medals received by Henri Dewindt post-war, three political prisoner bracelets worn by Henri Dewindt during post-war manifestations, a gold pi...

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Index cards of the Möbelaktion (Räumung) in Antwerp. Collection

Index cards of the Möbelaktion (Räumung) in Antwerp. Collection

This collection contains 2,913 index cards which refer to the Möbelaktion (Räumung), the spoliation of Jewish homes, in Antwerp. Each index card contains the address of a plundered home, the name of the Jewish resident, the date of the clearance an...

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Fischler-Hollander family. Collection

Fischler-Hollander family. Collection

This collection contains: 177 postcards sent by family members and friends from Antwerp to Abraham Fischler in Portugal in 1940-1941; documents regarding Abraham Fischler’s stay in Portugal and Cuba, including visa; a postcard sent in May 1945 by A...

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Files of the municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek on the anti-Jewish measures. Collection

Files of the municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek on the anti-Jewish measures. Collection

This collection consists of six files regarding the implementation of anti-Jewish measures in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek: KD_00015_0001: Circulars addressed to the municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek regarding the creation of a Jewish Register, the addition...

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Dierickx-Tallieu family. Collection

Dierickx-Tallieu family. Collection

This collection contains a photo of Paula Tallieu, a biography of Paula Tallieu by her son Michel Dierickx and two post-war certificates granted by Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder and by General of the Army Dwight Eisenhower to Paula Tallieu for ...

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