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Dijour, Ilya


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between HICEM and JIAS, 1943

 File — Reel 15.22, File: D-8
Scope and Contents

Included: efforts on behalf of Jewish refugees in Spain and Portugal and JIAS interviews with Canadian official regarding those refugees; refugees in Camp Gibraltar in Jamaica; transcript of telephone conversations between JIAS/Montreal and HICEM/NY.

Dates: 1943

Correspondence with Jewish Colonization Association, New York, 1943

 File — Reel 15.12, File: 11
Scope and Contents

Topics include evacuation of refugees in Morocco; efforts to transport children to Paraguay and Ecuador; emigration to Palestine; efforts to transport 1000 children to Argentina; Jewish coloniztion in Paraguay; relations between PICA and Colony Mishmar HaYarden; and a report regarding Beer Tuvia and Kfar Warburg.

Dates: 1943

Elias Tcherikower Collection

Identifier: RG 81

The Elias Tcherikower Collection documents the professional and personal life of Elias Tcherikower, a scholar, communal activist, and one of the founders of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and to a smaller extent personal life of his wife, Riva Tcherikower, née Teplitski. Collected here are Tcherikower’s writings, professional and personal correspondence, photographs, manuscripts by other scholars, research materials, printed materials, financial documents, conference and exhibit materials, minutes of meetings, bibliographic materials and personal materials of Riva Tcherikower, née Teplitski, and Chaim Tcherikower.

Dates: 1793-1976

Records of HIAS-HICEM Main Office in Europe

Identifier: RG 245.5 (France I-IV)

This collection, which is a sub-group of RG 245 HIAS, includes the records of the main HICEM office in Europe prior to and during World War II. There are also some records from the post-war period relating to the dissolution of HICEM, HIAS’s taking over of HICEM’s operations and HIAS’s work with displaced persons.

Dates: 1924-1953; Majority of material found within 1935-1953

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Archival Object 3
Collection 2
Correspondence 2
Minutes (administrative records) 2
Official documents 2
Administrative reports 1
Antisemitism 1