Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The first folder contains photocopies of letters written to Alfred Neumeyer regarding his paper "Bemerkungen zu einer Abaenderung des Edikts vom 10. Juni 1813, die Verhaeltnisse der juedischen Glaubensgenossen im Koenigreiche Bayern betreffend" (Regierungsblatt 1813, Stueck 39, Seite 921). Referat erstattet im Auftrag der größeren und mittleren Israelitischen Kultusgemeinden Bayerns," Augsburg 1914. 33 pp.) (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000195490 &format=999)
Attached is the carbon copy of a letter from the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem (Max Nathan) to Alfred Neumeyer's son, Alexander Neumeyer from Shavei Zion (1966), who gave copies to the institute, but kept the originalThe second folder contains Alfred Neumeyer's memoirs titled "Erinnerungen". They were written in the Jewish agricultural settlement Avigdor (Argentina) between 1941 and 1944 (typescript, 268+2 pp.) after his emigration from Germany and cover the years 1867 to 1944.
Alfred Neumeyer describes: his childhood in Munich; primary and secondary education; military service; university studies in Berlin and Munich; marriage and domestic life; work as a judge in Munich; Jewish communal activities; establishment of "Verband Bayerischer Israelitischer Gemeinden"; fight against prohibition of ritual slaughter in Bavaria; activities for "Centralverein" and "Reichsvertretung"; forced retirement as judge in 1933; changes in Jewish communal work after 1933; emigration and life in Argentina. (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000200946 &format=999)
The bulk of the collection is composed of 20 manuscripts and reports written by Cora Berliner during her work in the economic department of the Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden from 1934-1935, for example "Overview of the Economic Situation of the Jews from 1929-1933 and Overview of the Legislation of the Third Reich on the Marginalization of the Jews" (undated, report Nr. 20), "Notes on the Current Economic Situation" (1934, report nr. 23), "List of Points Recently Leading to Economic Difficulties" (1935, report nr. 26). All reports are in German, except for report nr 35 "Statistical Meterial on the Jewish Question" (undated). A complete list of the titles of the reports can be found at the beginning of folder 1, in both the original card catologue entries and list provided by the Leo Baeck Institute in London. The reports are numbered according the LBI catalogue, not numbers provided by Berliner.
Clippings, book reviews and published commentaries concerning Hannah Arendt’s book "Eichmann in Jerusalem" and the controversy that it caused, in particular regarding the question of collaboration by Jewish communal organizations, notably the Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden, and the role of such leaders as Leo Baeck.
Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution.
The bulk of the collection consists of microfilmed copies of articles pertaining to aspects of the Georg Kareski affair. All articles carry comments by Kurt Ball-Kaduri. Originals are at the Yad Vashem archives.
The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings in remembrance (and mostly praise) of Paul Eppstein. Also included are photocopies of official documents pertaining to Eppstein’s academic career.
Material, mostly photocopies, assembled by Baker for his biography of Leo Baeck, including personal documents; correspondence of Baeck with family members and others, including Martin Buber, Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich, Ismar Elbogen, Joseph Herman Hertz, Fritz Kaufmann, and Baron Hans-Hasso von Veltheim; manuscripts and clippings by and about Baeck; records of the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland; an anonymous report about Theresienstadt; and other documents from the Nazi period from the Institut fuer Zeitgeschichte and elsewhere.
This collection contains materials about the Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden, a federation of Jewish organizations and regional and local Jewish communities, founded in 1933, that aimed to provide a unified voice for German Jewry in dealing with the Nazi authorities. It includes a significant amount of correspondence surrounding the formation of the Reichsvertretung, as well as articles, budgets, clippings, ephemera, leaflets, minutes, reports, and statistics.
- Archival materials 4
- Jewish leadership 4
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 4
- Manuscripts (documents) 4
- Berlin (Germany) 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Correspondence 3
- Jerusalem 2
- Jewish way of life 2
- Kristallnacht, 1938 2
- Women economists 2
- Women social workers 2
- Administrative reports 1
- Argentina -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 1939-1945 1
- Artists 1
- Autobiographies (literary works) 1
- Baden (Germany) 1
- Banks and banking -- Germany 1
- Bavaria (Germany) 1
- Biographical sources 1 + ∧ less