Guide to the Council of Jews from Germany Collection
Undated, 1936-1994, bulk 1950-1977

AR 5890

Processed by Kevin Schlottmann

Leo Baeck Institute

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Electronic finding aid was encoded in EAD 2002 by Kevin Schlottmann in January 2012. Description is in English.
October 28, 2014  Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Council of Jews from Germany
Title: Council of Jews from Germany Collection
Dates:undated, 1936-1994
Dates:bulk 1950-1977
Abstract: This collection contains the records of the Council of Jews from Germany (Council for the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Jews from Germany). It represents the interests of former German Jews in matters of restitution and indemnification, legislation, contacts with successor organizations for heirless Jewish property in West Germany, and social work activities, and was a founding member of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany (the Claims Conference). The records primarily range from the 1950s to the 1970s, and include correspondence concerning all aspects of restitution, particularly with the Claims Conference, internal minutes and other administrative and financial documents, and a small amount of cultural material.
Languages: This collection is in German and English, with a small amount of French, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Quantity: 7 linear feet + 1 oversize folder
Identification: AR 5890
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute
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Historical Note

The Council of Jews from Germany (Council for the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Jews from Germany) is the umbrella organization of organizations built up by Jews from Germany and other Central European countries in their countries of resettlement after fleeing Nazi Germany. It represents the interests of former German Jews in matters of restitution and indemnification, legislation, contacts with successor organizations for heirless Jewish property in West Germany, and social work activities. Founded in 1945 in London, the first member organizations were Israel's Irgun Olei Merkaz Europa (IOME), the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe, and the Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain. It also has affiliates in other countries.

In the immediate post-war period, the Council's activities centered on restitution advocacy for Jews who had lived in Germany before World War II. The area of German restitution payments was complex, with claims also put forth by Jews living in Germany after the war (so-called successor communities), by worldwide Jewish organizations such as the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the World Jewish Committee (WJC), and by the state of Israel. In this mix of competing claims, which was made more complicated by hesitance of the western powers to press for restitution as well as by German relutance, the Council forcefully asserted the "moral claims" of Jews who had lived in Germany before the war. Many of these issues were resolved by the mid-1950s. The Luxembourg Agreements of 1952, between West Germany, Israel, and the Claims Conference, created a framework for future restitution and indemnification claims. The American Court of Restitutions Appeals (CORA), in its 1954 Augsburg decision, determined that the Jewish Restitution Successor Organization (JRSO), rather than successor communities in Germany, was the proper legal successor for German-Jewish heirless communal property. However, disagreements remained, with the Council briefly withdrawing from the JRSO in 1954 after a failure to agree about the allocation of payments.

The Council of Jews from Germany was central to many post-war Jewish organizations. It was instrumental in the founding of the United Restitution Organization (URO) in 1945, and was also intimately involved in Jewish Restitution Successor Organization (JRSO), which was set up in 1946 in the United States zone of western Germany. The Council was also a founding member of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany (1951), and helped create the Leo Baeck Institute (1955).

The first president of the Council was Leo Baeck, who was succeeded by Siegfried Moses in 1957. After the death of Siegfried Moses in 1974, three joint chairmen were elected. The Council's secretaries were Kurt Alexander (1945-1949), Hans Reichmann (1949-1955), Ernst Berent (1955-1961), Bruno Woyda (1961-1967), and Werner Rosenstock. Other active officers in the early years were Walter Breslauer, Rudolf Callmann, and Rabbi Max Gruenewald.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the records of the Council of Jews from Germany (Council for the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Jews from Germany). The records primarily range from the 1950s to the 1970s, and include correspondence concerning all aspects of restitution, particularly with the Claims Conference, internal minutes and other administrative and financial documents, and a small amount of cultural material. The correspondence in this collection shows the Council and its members finding their way in the post-war world. A primary concern was financial restitution from the West German government, but social and cultural concerns are also reflected. The history of German post-war restitution is generally well-documented here, as the Council was involved in most of the important events in restitution, such as the founding of the Claims Conference, as well as the Augsburg decision of 1954, which concerned heirless property. Correspondents include the West German government (and later the East German government), restitution organizations such as the JRSO and URO, and Jewish organizations such as the JDC and the Zentralrat der Juden in Deutschland.

The collection contains correspondence and other documents about the Council of Jews from Germany and its involvement with the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany (the Claims Conference). The Council was a founding member, and documents include correspondence with the conference itself and with the Council’s national partners, minutes, protocols, and other documents reflecting the initial negotiations between West Germany, Israel, and various Jewish organizations. The Claims Conference minutes also include memos, statements, protocols and some correspondence from the initial negotiations surrounding the Claims Conference.

Many of the correspondence files contain both incoming correspondence as well as copies of outgoing correspondence. There are also many carbons and typed copies, often sent as enclosures. Also included are excerpts from various meeting minutes, as well as some newspaper clippings.

The collection also contains the administrative and financial records of the Council of Jews from Germany, such as minutes and circulars of the Council executive, as well as copies of important correspondence, agendas, minutes, budget documents, audit reports, and correspondence with financial bodies such as the Jewish Trust Corporation and the Leo Baeck Charitable Trust.

Finally, the collection also contains some cultural materials, such as correspondence and clippings regarding controversial books and publications such as Recha Freier’s "Let the Children Come Home," and books by Hannah Arendt and Raul Hilberg about Jewish victimhood. The Council argued for changes to the books and also released public responses. These documents reflect an important period in post-war German-Jewish historiography. In addition to other reviews and clippings, cultural materials found here include eulogies, memorials, and obituaries for Leo Baeck and Ernst Berent, the articles of incorporation of Leo Baeck Institute Limited, a typed copy of a poem "Das Lied von Theresienstadt,” and parts of a restitution application, including original identification documents from immediate post-war period.

This is a list of significant correspondents, prepared during previous processing: American Federation of Jews from Central Europe; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; Arendt, Hannah; Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain; Auerbach, Philipp; Aufbau; Axis Victims League; B'nai B'rith; Bach, Hans; Baeck, Leo; Baron, Salo; Bentwich, Norman; Berent, Ernst; Borchardt, Frederick W.; Breslauer, Walter; Callmann, Rudolf; Central British Fund for Relief and Rehabilitation; Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany; Council for the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Jews from Germany; Council of Jews from Germany; Eschelbacher, Max; Ferencz, Benjamin; Galinski, Heinz; Goldmann, Nahum; Grosz, Mikulasz; Gruenewald, Max; Gyseling, Walter; Heilberg, Adolf; Irgun Olej Merkaz Europa; Jewish Agency; Jewish Colonization Association (ICA); Jewish Restitution Successor Organization (JRSO); Jewish Trust Corporation; Josephtal, Paul; Kareski, Georg; Kiesinger, Georg; Kreutzberger, Max; Landauer, Georg; Leo Baeck Institute; Lindenbaum, Walter; Mann, Ludwig; Moses, Siegfried; Mosse, Martha; Oncken, Wilhelm; Reichmann, Hans; Schaeffer, Hans; Schwarzschild, Fritz; Simon, Ernst; Stein, Nathan; Tramer, Hans; United Restitution Organization (URO); Weil, Bruno; Weltsch, Robert; Wiener, Alfred; Wollheim, Norbert; World Jewish Congress; Woyda, Bruno; Zentralrat der Juden in Deutschland; and Zentralwohlfahrtsstelle der deutschen Juden.

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Arrangement

The folders were titled based on the Council's filing system as reflected in its reference numbers and binder organization (primarily for documents created from about 1950 to the mid 1960s), or by topic where possible and desirable. An original order or filing scheme for files from 1970s-1980s was less apparent, and these were arranged by topic. There are some small gaps in the correspondence in the 1950s, and some larger gaps in the late 1960s.

This arrangement differs significantly from the previously prepared typed finding aid. To allow documents cited according to the previous arrangement to be found, a number is provided in the parentheses after most folder titles. A single number in parentheses after the folder title corresponds to the folder number in original typed finding aid. Folder titles followed by (AR488) are from a small collection that was processed into this collection. Folder titles followed by (6/X) originate with the first addendum, described in the 2004 MARC record inventory as box 6. Folder titles without any additional numbers are from the second addendum, which was not previously described.

For documents created from about 1950 to the mid 1960s, the following rough concordance of reference numbers (Aktenzeichen) with topics was determined by examining the documents.

The collection is arranged into the following four series:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers.

Access Information

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Access Points

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Related Material

The Council and LBI are closely associated. As a result, the LBI Archives holds dozens of related collections. For example, the archives holds the following personal and organizational collections: Leo Baeck Collection (AR 66), Walter Breslauer Collection (AR 412), Hans Reichmann Collection (AR 2236), JRSO Collection (AR 1485), and the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe Collection (AR 4420). For additional related collections, please search the catalog.

The LBI Library holds the Council's internal publication, Council Correspondence: Internes Korrespondenzblatt des Council of Jews from Germany, No. 1 (1959) - No. 13 (1966).

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Separated Material

The following materials were previously removed from original folder 5/48 and added to the Memoir Collection: Hans Reichmann, "Geiselerschiessung in Berlin im Oktober 1942 (ME 748); Martha Mosse, "Erinnerungen" (ME 751); Ludwig Mann, "Heldentum in Guers" (ME 749); Oral History Division of the Hebrew University, Project on German Jewish institutions 1933-35 (questionnaire answered by Walter Breslauer and Bruno Woyda) (ME 71); Walter Breslauer, "Die Vereinigung fuer das liberale Judentum in Deutschland 1908-1914” (ME 71); Walter Gyseling, "Propaganda gegen die NSDAP in den Jahren 1929-33” (ME 750); Adolf Heilberg, "Pro Memoria 1933" (ME 257).

Articles in complete journals were copied, and the journals provided to the LBI Library. Removed periodicals, primarily from the 1950s, include individual issues of AJR Information, Allgemeine Wochenzeitung der Juden in Deutschland, Council Correspondence (Internes Korrespondenzblatt des Council of Jews from Germany), Die Gegenwart, the Jewish Chronicle, Jewish Family Magazine, Juedische Sozialarbeit (Mitteilungsbaltt deer Zentralwohlfahrtsstelle der Juden in Deutschland), La Solidarité (Bulletin d’information des résistants et réfugiés victims du Nazisme), Mitteilungsblatt (IOME), The New Citizen, and Wirtschaftsrundschau (Mitteilungsblatt der Arbeitsgemeinschaft juedischer Gewerbtreibender und Industrieller).

Also removed to the LBI Library were the 1961-1962 annual report of the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe, 10 Jahre Zentralrat der Juden in Deutschland (annual report 1960), and pages 6695-6762 of the 165th meeting of the Deutscher Bundestag (September 27, 1951).

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Council of Jews from Germany Collection; AR 5890; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Processing Information

Each folder was replaced, with original overstuffed folders broken into multiple folders. Documents were not rearranged within folders. Duplicates were removed. Some clippings are very fragile. For complete journals, relevant articles were copied and the original journal provided to the LBI library.

The collection was originally six linear feet. Memoirs were removed (see Related Material). One linear foot (1 box) of an initial three-foot addendum was combined with the original collection. Later, AR 488 (0.25 feet) was folded into AR 5890. Two additional boxes of the initial addenda were located in late 2011, and processed into the collection. After processing, the collection is now 7 linear feet (7 boxes) plus one oversized folder.

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

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Series I: Correspondence, Undated, 1936-1987, 1994, bulk 1950-1977

Arrangement:

The General Correspondence folders are at the beginning of this series, followed by topical folders arranged alphabetically by title and then chronologically. Within each folder, documents are generally in reverse chronological order.

Scope and Content:

This series contains the general correspondence of the Council of Jews from Germany. For correspondence relating directly to the Claims Conference, see Series II. Many folders contain both incoming correspondence as well as copies of outgoing correspondence. There are also many carbon and transcribed copies, often sent as enclosures. Also included are excerpts from various meeting minutes, as well as some newspaper clippings.

The correspondence shows the Council and its members finding their way in the post-war world. A primary concern was financial restitution from the West German government, but social and cultural concerns are also reflected.

The history of German post-war restitution is generally well-documented in this series. The Council was involved in most of the important events in restitution. For example, in the immediate post-war period, it was unclear whether formerly Jewish heirless property properly belonged to the tiny remaining Jewish communities inside Germany, or if it belonged to the majority of remaining German Jews, who lived outside Germany. The Council pressed the latter interpretation, and the American Court of Restitutions Appeals (CORA), in its 1954 Augsburg decision, determined that the Jewish Restitution Successor Organization (JRSO), rather than successor communities in Germany, was the proper legal successor for German-Jewish heirless communal property. In 1954, the Council withdrew from the Jewish Restitution Successor Organization, in a conflict over the allocation of funds. It made public divisions within the Council, between its partner members, and with other Jewish organizations, and was covered by the English, American, and German Jewish press.

The series also contains correspondence with various organizations relating to specific topics. The Council communicated with many Jewish organizations in Europe, the USA, Israel, and South America, as well as with Jewish communities inside Germany, the "Zentralrat" (Central Council of Jews in Germany), and with the East and West German governments. Specific topics range from the question of German pensions for former employees of Jewish communities (Gemeinden) to appeals of rejected health claims ("Zweitbescheide").

Large parts of this series consist of correspondence with the JRSO and URO. It should be noted that URO shared offices with the Council, and that Hans Reichmann was secretary of both for a period of time. Correspondence with the Council’s national partners includes financial statements as well as minutes of Council meetings. It also contains discussions of the social work being done by the partners.

As the legal landscape of restitution and indemnification became clearer in the 1960s and 1970s, the Council’s activity decreased somewhat. It remained involved in claims legislation and continued to advocate for German Jews, such as with claims against East Germany, but also became increasingly involved with research matters. For example, correspondence with the Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration concerns research in the 1970s on German Jews and their countries of resettlement.

BoxFolderTitleDate
11General (16)1949
12General (16)1950
13General (16)1951 January – June
14General (16)1951 July - December
15General (2)1952 March –October
16General (2)1952 October – 1953 December
17General (3)1954
18General (3)1955 - 1956 November
19General (4)1956 December – 1957 June
110General (4)1957 July – 1958 May
111General (5)1958 June – 1959 June
112General (5)1959 July – 1959 December
113General (6)1960
114General (7)1936, 1961-1963
  

Includes photocopies

 
115General (8)1964
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS146Poster – World Pilgrimage to Warsaw1964
  

Removed from 1/15

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
116General (8)1965
117General (8)1966
118General (6/12)1971-1985
BoxFolderTitleDate
21American Federation of Jews from Central Europe (6/13)1971-1987
22Centra (6/23)1970-1981
23Citizenship Convention1970-1978
24Comité Israélite des Réfugiés Victimes des Lois Raciales (6/19)1970-1979
25Comité Israélite des Réfugiés Victimes des Lois Raciales (6/20)1980-1985
26Condolences and congratulations1972-1984
27East Germany claims1973-1974
28East Germany claims1975-1978
29EMUNA Verlags Verein1972
210Founding of the Leo Baeck Institute (41)1953-1955
211Gemeinde employee pensions (36)1949 October – 1952 March
212Gemeinde employee pensions (36)1952 April – September
213Gemeinde employee pensions (36)1952 October – December
214Hanau (7)1963-1964
215Irgun Olei Merkaz Europa1972-1986
216JRSO (9)1949-1950
217JRSO (9)1951
218JRSO (9)1951
219JRSO (9)Undated, 1952 January – July
220JRSO (10)1952 July - 1953 September
221JRSO (10)1953 October – 1954 March
BoxFolderTitleDate
31JRSO (10)1954 April – July
32JRSO (11)1954 July - December
33JRSO (11)1955 January – 1956 February
34JRSO (12)1956 February – December
35JRSO (12)1957
36JRSO (13)1960-1961
37JRSO (13)1962
38JRSO (14)1962-1963
39JRSO (6/8)1972-1981
310JRSO Payments (14)1962-1963
311Kurt May, Siegfried Moses, Walter Schwartz (24)1968-1971
312La Solidarité des Refugiés Israélites (6/21)1971-1985
313Lastenausgleichsgesetz1969-1974
314Lastenausgleichsgesetz and East Germany1978-1979
315Lastenausgleichsgesetz for foreign Jews1971-1972
316Martin Buber Institute, Brussels (6/22)1971-1975
317Muzeum Okręgowe w Lesznie (AR488)1954, 1994
  

Contains two Photostat copies of letters by Leo Baeck

 
318National Partners (27-28)1947-1951
  

General

 
319National Partners (27)1947-1955
  

Argentina – Belgium

 
320National Partners (27-28)1947-1955
  

Brazil – France

 
321National Partners (28)1947-1955
  

Holland - Uruguay

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
41National Partners (37)1960 October – 1963 May
  

General. Includes financial information.

 
42National Partners (37)1963 June – December
  

General. Includes financial information.

 
43National Partners (37)1961 March – 1963 February
  

General. Includes financial information.

 
44Naturalization of "Ostjuden" (25)1972-1973
45Organizations (1)1948-1952
  

Jewish Colonization Organization, Central British Fund, French Successor Organization

 
46Organizations (1)1950-1952
  

International; Trust and Transfer Organization, General Transfer Questions, B'nai Brith

 
47Organizations (1)1950-1955
  

Jewish Trust Corporation, British Zone

 
48Pensions1970-1980
49Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration1973-1981
410Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration1975-1982
411Restitution legislation (22)1952-1972
412Statute of limitations on Nazi crimes1978-1979
413Theresienstadt Memorial Book1971-1972
414URO (23)1949-1950
415URO (23)1951
416URO (23)1950
  

Minutes of the meetings of the coordinating body of the 11 states

 
417URO (26)1951 November – 1959
418Who’s Who1972-1977
419Zentralrat (36)1952-1964
BoxFolderTitleDate
51Zentralrat and other German-Jewish organizations (36)1951-1956
52Various (40, 48, AR488)1957-1965
53Various (6/14)1972-1985
54Zweit Bescheide1970-1974
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Series II: Claims Conference, 1951-1980, bulk 1951-1954

Scope and Content:

This series contains correspondence and other documents about the Council of Jews from Germany and its involvement with the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany (the Claims Conference). The Council was a founding member, and this series contains correspondence, minutes, protocols, and other documents reflecting the initial negotiations between Germany, Israel, and various Jewish organizations. Key early issues included the representation in the conference and questions concerning the distribution of funds. Correspondence with the Council’s national partners mainly concerns disbursement of funds, primarily in Europe and the Americas, and their ultimate use. The claims conference minutes also include memos, statements, protocols and some correspondence from the initial negotiations surrounding the claims conference.

Correspondence from the 1970s includes communications with the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (another claims disbursement body), and additional negotiations with the German government regarding additional restitution. The negotiations were led by longtime claims leader Nahum Goldmann, and this series contains correspondence with and about Goldmann.

BoxFolderTitleDate
55Correspondence – Claims conference (17)1951 September - October
56Correspondence – Claims conference (17)1951 November – 1952 January
57Correspondence – Claims conference (17)1952 February - March
58Correspondence – Claims conference (18)1952 April – May
59Correspondence – Claims conference (18)1952 June – July
510Correspondence – Claims conference (19)1952 July – August
511Correspondence – Claims conference (19)1952 September – October
512Correspondence – Claims conference (20)1952 November – December
513Correspondence – Claims conference (20)1953 January – March
514Correspondence – Claims conference (20)1953 April
515Correspondence – Claims conference (20)1953 May
516Correspondence – Claims conference (21)1954-1956
517Correspondence – Claims conference1970-1976
518Correspondence – Claims conference (6/4)Oct 1975 – 1976
519Correspondence – Claims conference (6/5)1977-1979
520Correspondence – Claims conference (6/7)1980
BoxFolderTitleDate
61Correspondence – National partners re claims conference (29)1954-1956
  

General, drafts

 
62Correspondence – National partners re claims conference (29)1954-1955
  

Argentina – Ecuador

 
63Correspondence – National partners re claims conference (29)1954-1956
  

France-Uruguay

 
64Correspondence – National partners re claims conference (30)1954-1962
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS146Poster - Grande Réunion Publique, La Nouvelle Vague D'Antisémitisme1960
  

Removed from 6/4

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
65Correspondence – Claims Conference meetings (6/1)1971-1977
66Correspondence – Claims Conference meetings (6/3, 6/9)1978-1981
67Correspondence – Goldmann/Germany negotiations (6/2, 6/6)1973 October – 1975 July
68Claims conference minutes (15)1951
69Claims conference minutes (15)1952
610Claims conference minutes (26)1952
611Claims conference minutes (15)1953
612Claims conference minutes (15)1954
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Series III: Administrative and Financial Records, 1939-1981

Scope and Content:

This series contains the administrative and financial records of the Council of Jews from Germany. Documents include minutes and circulars of the Council executive, as well as copies of important correspondence, agendas, minutes, and budget documents. Various budget documents are also included in this series, such as audit reports and correspondence with financial bodies such as the Jewish Trust Corporation and the Leo Baeck Charitable Trust.

This series also contains a Statement of Receipts and Payments for the Council for German Jewry from 1939. This organization was probably a direct predecessor to the Council of Jews from Germany.

BoxFolderTitleDate
613Budget documents (38)1949-1963
614Correspondence – Co-chair meeting1974-1975
615Correspondence – Council meetings1971-1975
616Correspondence – Council meetings1977
617Council accounts – London executive1971-1980
618Council for German Jewry, Statement of Receipts and Payments (AR488)1939
619Leo Baeck Charitable Trust accounts1971-1980
620Leo Baeck Charitable Trust taxability1976-1979
621Jewish Trust Corporation minutes and reports (6/15)1970-1973
BoxFolderTitleDate
71Jewish Trust Corporation minutes and reports (6/18)1974-1977
72Jewish Trust Corporation minutes and reports (6/16, 6/17)1979-1981
73Memoranda re Council tasks1974
74Minutes and circulars (31)1950-1953
75Minutes (39)1951-1970
  

Small collection of minutes relating to Council governance; also contains some correspondence

 
76Minutes1971-1980
77Minutes and circulars (31)1954
78Minutes and circulars (31)1955-1956
79Minutes and circulars (32)1957
710Minutes and circulars (32)1958
711Minutes and circulars (33)1959-1960
712Minutes and circulars (34)1961-1965
713Minutes and circulars (6/10 – 6/11)1960-1966
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Series IV: Cultural, 1910-1952

Scope and Content:

This series contains materials of a cultural nature.

Topics of correspondence include publications by the Leo Baeck Institute, such as yearbook proposals, other works such as history about German Jews, and a Leo Baeck memorial book. Also included is correspondence and clippings regarding some controversial books and publications, such as Recha Freier’s "Let the Children Come Home," and books by Hannah Arendt and Raul Hilberg about Jewish victimhood. The Council argued for changes to the books and also released public responses. These documents reflect an important period in post-war German-Jewish historiography.

The series also contains correspondence and clippings about Horst Goeppinger’s "Der Nationalsozialismusund die juedischen Juristen" and Gustav Horn’s "Juedische Jugend im Uebergang: Ludwig Tietz."

Other cultural materials, such as eulogies, memorials, and obituaries for Leo Baeck and Ernst Berent, the articles of incorporation of Leo Baeck Institute Limited, a typed copy of a poem "Das Lied von Theresienstadt,” and parts of a restitution application, including original identification documents from immediate post-war period, are also found here.

BoxFolderTitleDate
714Correspondence re Arendt "Eichmann in Jerusalem" and Hilberg "The Destruction of European Jewry" (46)1962 December – 1963 May
715Correspondence re Arendt "Eichmann in Jerusalem" and Hilberg "The Destruction of European Jewry" (46)1963 June – 1965 February
716Correspondence re Gustav Horn "Juedische Jugend im Uebergang: Ludwig Tietz" (6/24)1979-1982
717Correspondence re Horst Goeppinger "Der Nationalsozialismus und die juedischen Juristen" (47)1961-1965
718Correspondence – LBI publications (42)1956-1965
719Correspondence re Recha Freier and "Let the Children Come Home" (45)1959-1965
720Ernst Berent obituaries and condolence letters (44)1961
721"The Israel Claim for Reparations from Germany" (26)1951
722Leo Baeck memorial stamp (43)1957
723Leo Baeck eulogies, memorials, and obituaries (43)1952-1964
  

Includes photographs

 
724"Das Lied von Theresienstadt" (48)1964
725Restitution application (26)1945-1955
  

Contains some original identification documents

 
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