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Jews in France collection

Identifier: AR 4078


Original documents from France pertaining to her Jewish population during World War I; the inter-war period; and the time of German occupation during World War II. Most documents originated with the Comité français d’information et d’action auprès des Juif des pays neutres and with the Alliance Israélite Universelle.


  • 1915-1943

Language of Materials

The collection is in French with some English and German.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Biographical Note

The Comité français d’information et d’action auprès des Juif des pays neutres was a French action committee during World War I, designed to counterbalance German propaganda in neutral countries.

Alliance Israélite Universelle was a roof organization for the largest Jewish organizations worldwide.


0.25 Linear Feet

Related Material

A patch with a yellow star of David (Juif) has been removed to the LBI Art and Objects Collection.

Guide to the Jews in France collection 1915-1943 AR 4078
Processed by LBI staff
© 2014
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • June 10, 2014 : Link to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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