This collection contains prewar, wartime and postwar parts of the administrative archive of the Jesode Hatora and Beth Jacob school in Antwerp.
KD_00037_0001 : General documents regarding expenses and teaching staff, letters with blessings by Isaac Herzog, chief rabbi of Israel, and Eliezer Silver, rabbi of Ohio, promotional leaflets, speeches and magazines of the parent association and the pupils.
KD_00037_0002 : Attendance lists of the teachers, 1934-1966
KD_00037_0003 : Attendance lists of the pupils, 1941-1983
KD_00037_0004 : Student count based on the municipal register, 1936-1960
KD_00037_0005 : Individual file cards of students, containing remarks regarding their studies and their behavior, 1937-1981. This folder is only accessibla at the Kazerne Dossin documentation centre.
KD_00037_0006 : Lists of student grades divided per class, 1933-1960
KD_00037_0007 : Programs of the awards ceremonies containing honors lists, 1929-1961
KD_00037_0008 : Group photos of students and teachers, 1920-1982
No name index has yet been created for this collection.
In this interview Guy Elie Francès talks about: the migration of the Frances family from Greece to Belgium via the Netherlands ; his childhood in Brussels ; daily life at the family home in the Jewish neighbourhood of Saint-Gilles, Brussels ; his family’s escape during the anti-Jewish raid on Brussels in the night of 3 on 4 September 1942 ; hiding in Liège ; family life after the Liberation.
This collection consists of: an invitation and a menu from the wedding of Adolphe Fischer and his bride Irene Fischer, pre-war shares of the Antwerp Diamond Circle, pre-war photos of the Gantman family including a photo of the graduation of Joseph Mendel alias Jos Gantman at the Koninklijk Atheneum in Antwerp, high school diplomas and documents regarding Jos Gantman’s education and his studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels), pre-war photos of the Fischer family including photos of First World War comrades of Adolphe Fischer and vacation photos taken in the Netherlands and at the Belgian seaside (some of which still in a photo album), the Fischer family’s silver Sabbath cup and Pesach cup, a yellow badge worn by members of the Fischer or Gantman family, a toy birdhouse of hidden child Esther Fischer, an index card from the Wülzburg labour camp regarding internee Jos Gantman, a knife taken from a German soldier by Esther Fischer’s rescuer Jules Dehut, a prayer book used by a Jewish chaplain from the United States Armed Forces and given to Julia alias Juliette Fischer, a post-war medical report on Esther Fischer (married Gantman), post-war correspondence and documents regarding financial compensation for the Fischer family, documents regarding Edith Fischer’s rescuers Jules Dehut and Denise Gossart, a propaganda leaflet containing citations from speeches by Adolf Hitler.