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Pinchas Erich Rosenbluth Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 486

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of material pertaining to Pinchas E. Rosenbluth (1906-1985).

Series I contains manuscripts by Rosenbluth including handwritten "newspapers" titled "Der Fortschritt. Nationale Wochenschrift" (circa 230 pp.), "Die Wahrheit. Berliner Organ der 'deutschen Volkspartei'" (20 pp.), and "Jung Juda. Organ der juedischen Jugendbewegung" (4 pp.), which he wrote as a teenager between 1920 and 1924 and in which he discusses various topics such as political events (e.g. German elections in 1920, the murder of Matthias Erzberger in 1921), art and literature, sport events etc., furthermore, a typescript titled "Die geistigen Stroemungen der deutschen Judenheit" (167 pp., undated), (later published in 1998 in: Werner E. Mosse (ed.): Juden im Wilhelminischen Deutschland 1890-1914. Tuebingen 1976. pp. 549-598), and various other typescripts especially about German-Jewish history and German Zionism (e.g. "Ha-mizrahi ha-germani ve-darko ba-'arets" (typescript, 67 pp.)).

Series II contains correspondence of the Rosenbluth family between 1891 and 1951, such as correspondence of David Rosenblueth (P. E. Rosenbluth's father) and of Pinchas E. Rosenbluth and his wife Mathilde née Rottenberg, including letters from the 1930s dealing especially with their immigration to Palestine, furthermore, a collection of letters pertaining to P. E. Rosenbluth's birth in 1906, and correspondence pertaining to P. E. Rosenbluth's wedding with Mathilde Rottenberg in 1934.

Series III contains documents pertaining to P. E. Rosenbluth (e.g. certificates) and to others (death notices).

Series IV contains printed matter including several offprints of articles by P. E. Rosenbluth such as "Friedrich Meinecke und das Problem der Macht" (39 pp.), "Die geistigen und religioesen Stroemungen in der deutschen Judenheit" (49 pp.), and "Jew and Gentile" (10 pp.), and newspaper clippings mostly from the "Mitteilungsblatt" containing articles by P. E. Rosenbluth (from the years 1961 to 1980) on topics such as the beginning of World War I, World War II, Zionism, Jews in the United States, Judaism.

The collection was given to the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem by Elsa Sternberg (née Rosenbluth).


  • 1891-1990


Language of Materials

This collection is in German, Hebrew, English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

Pinchas Erich Rosenbluth was born in Berlin in 1906. During the early 1920s he encountered Zionism. In 1934 he emigrated with his wife from Germany via Italy to Palestine. He was active for the youth Aliyah in Frankfurt a. M. and a member of "Mizrahi". He died in 1985.


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This collection consists of material pertaining to Pinchas E. Rosenbluth (1906-1985).


This collection is located at LBI Jerusalem. For information on accessing the collection please visit their website:

Guide to the Pinchas Erich Rosenbluth Collection, 1891-1990  LBIJER 486
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States