A Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsának iratai (Documents of the Central Jewish Council) Generated by qubit 1.2 2022-07-01 04:51:UTC English Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsának iratai (Documents of the Central Jewish Council) HU HJMA XX-A 1944 - 1945 Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsa Ca. 2 linear meters

The Central Council of Hungarian Jews (Jewish Council) was a body of Jewish representatives created by the Nazis and their Hungarian collaborators in 1944 to carry out the restrictive and genocidal measures against the Jews. On paper all Hungarian Jews were supervised by the Jewish Council, but its sphere of competence was actually limited almost exclusively to Budapest. The name and legal status of the Council changed in the course of its existence. Between March 21 and April 22, 1944 it was called the “Central Council of the Hungarian Jews” and it was under the “legal” supervision of the German authorities. Between April 22, 1944 and January 18, 1945 its official name was the “Interim Executive Board of the Association of Jews in Hungary” and was under the official purview of the Hungarian government. The administrative structure of the Council was based on and entwined with that of the Pest Israelite Congregation and the National Office of Hungarian Israelites (the umbrella organization of the Neologue Jewish communities). These two did not cease to exist with the creation of the Council, but carried on with their work, therefore practically three parallel administrations operated – overlapping and complementing each other at the same time. The head of all three was the same person: Samu Stern. As the genocidal steps by the Hungarian and German authorities progressed (disenfranchisement, plunder, ghettoization, deportation), the Council’s various offices and departments were in constant reorganization between March 1944 and January 1945.

This group of documents contains the records of the Central Council of Hungarian Jews (as of April 22, 1944: Interim Executive Board of the Association of Jews in Hungary). The bulk of the material consists of the administrative materials (notes, reports, memoranda, correspondence, financial papers, registry books) of various departments, organizations and agencies of the Jewish Council, especially the Social Department, the Housing Office and the Ghetto Police. The documents also include various name lists, such as lists of able bodied men, ghetto police staff, internment camp prisoners, patients of ghetto hospitals and Jewish Council employees. It holds papers as well recording the relations of the Council vis-à-vis the German and Hungarian authorities. The document group also contains maps and building registries created during the June 1944 concentration of the Budapest Jews and the setting up of the Budapest ghettos in November-December 1944. Further noteworthy elements of the sub-fond are the documents of the nationwide survey conducted by the Council upon the order of the German authorities pertaining to the financial and organizational data of more than 700 Jewish communities, as well as an information registry card collection set up by the Council to record news arriving from the countryside during the ghettoization and deportation of Jews in the spring and summer of 1944.

The body of documents is arranged into three series: 1) core documents 2) documents transferred from the Hungarian National Archives and 3) collection of copies of stray documents. The core documents are further divided into five sub-series.

Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsa

Only a fragment of the Jewish Council’s documentation survived the war. The destruction of the archives commenced as early as the summer months of 1944: the Council systematically burnt some of its documentation in July 1944, while another part of the material was moved to the Buda side of the capital where it perished during the siege. The headquarters of the Jewish Council (12 Síp Street) was heavily hit by an air raid on December 10, 1944 - a large part of the Council’s archives was destroyed. In the following months the building was hit by additional bombs. In the framework of the 1953 antisemitic campaign by the communist government, former Jewish Council leaders Lajos Stöckler and Miksa Domonkos were arrested and several surviving Council documents were confiscated. Years later, a part of these had been transferred to the Hungarian National Archives (today: Magyar Nemzeti Levéltár), from where they were returned to the Hungarian Jewish Archives (Magyar Zsidó Levéltár) in 2000. Besides these, additional fractions of the original Council archives can be found in the Budapest Holocaust Memorial Center (Holokauszt Emlékközpont) as well as among the files of the Ministry of the Interior in the Hungarian National Archives. A copy of the former had been donated to the Hungarian Jewish Archives and was integrated into the collection.

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Core documents (törzsdokumentáció) 1 1944 - 1945 1.5 linear meters

The series contains the documents of the Jewish Council that had been in the possession of the Jewish community since 1944-1945. The records include financial and administrative papers, internal exchange, notes and reports of various organizations and departments of the Council regarding its daily operation and the implementation of the Hungarian and German authorities’ orders as well as correspondence of the Council and these authorities. Relatively rich are the materials of the Social Department and the Housing Office. Though the Council’s scope of authority was restricted almost exclusively to Budapest, the body of documents holds a large amount of information regarding the plunder, ghettoization and deportation of the countryside communities through the surviving registry sheets created by the Council to systemize the information it gathered from various sources pertaining to the events outside the capital. The series also contains the results of the nationwide survey of Jewish communities implemented by the Council upon the order of the German authorities, accumulating organizational and financial information on over 700 communities.

The series is divided into six organic and artificial sub-series: 1) Miscellaneous documents, 2) Documents of the Social Department 3) Documents of the Housing Office 4) Collection of information cards of countryside communities 5) Registration of Jewish communities

The documents have been in the possession of the Jewish community since the war.

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Vegyes iratok (Miscellaneous documents) 1 1944 - 1945 0.9 linear meters

This sub-series contains miscellaneous administrative and financial documents of the Jewish Council. These include documents of the Council’s relations with the Hungarian and German authorities: records of the financial and material demands of the Sondereinsatzkommando Eichmann as well as its Hungarian counterparts, the State Security Surveillance; petitions of the Jewish Council to the Hungarian government; and correspondence with various Hungarian military authorities regarding labor service. The group of documents also contains records pertaining to the Council’s information regarding the countryside deportations, such as reports of labor servicemen on the leave and correspondence with the leadership of countryside communities. The material also holds: notes, report, memoranda and inner correspondence of the Council’s various departments, organizations and agencies as well as name lists of employees; correspondence of the Council’s leadership with various Jewish individuals regarding their complaints and requests. Further noteworthy elements of this sub-series include: documents on the Budapest ghettoization process in November-December 1944; various financial documents (invoices, receipts, cash registries, financial reports) relating to the operations of the Council (healthcare, food supply, organization of ghettoization, etc.); a Hungarian translation of the so-called Auschwitz Protocol; various registry books (iktatóköny) of the Council and the press clipping collection compiled by the Information Office of the Council. The notable documents include, for example: • letter of the Jewish Council to an unidentified minister (probably the Minister of the Interior) on the whereabouts of the deported Jews (August 1, 1944) • request of the Jewish Council to the International Red Cross to gather information on the internment camps of Hungary (August 24, 1944) • handwritten list of Jews protected by the Swiss, Swedish and Portuguese embassies; correspondence of high-ranking official of the Social Department of the Central Jewish Council József Pásztor with various individuals (Zionist leader Ottó Komoly, member of the Jewish Council Ernő Boda) and authorities and bodies (German commander of the Bácstopolya internment camp, Swiss embassy) on various subjects (the activity of the Social Department, on the fate of Jewish individuals, on the conditions in the interment camps) • letter of one unidentified individual to another from the Szeklence collecting camp (May 4, 1944) • documents of various Budapest ghetto authorities (reports on the ghettoization process in November-December, 1944, lists of dates of meetings of various committees of the Central Jewish Council) • letter of Endre Fisch to József Pásztor from the so-called death march (November 1944) • letter of high-ranking official of the Social Department of the Jewish Council István Földes on sending the protective document issued for Pásztor • József Pásztor’s note on the aid activity • report of an unidentified individual on the countryside deportations (May 18, 1944) • minutes of the September 15 meeting of the Central Jewish Council • note of Zsigmond László on the organization of the prospective ghetto life (May 4, 1944) • reports from countryside ghettos of Balassagyarmat, Borszék, Ditró, Galánta, Győr, Huszt, Kál, Kassa, Keszthely, Mátészalka, Nagykanizsa, Nyíregyháza, Pécsvárad, Segesvár, Szarvas, Szatmárnémeti, Tapolca, Tardoskedd, Tiszafüred, Zalalövő (May 15-17) • report on the account of two exempted Jews regarding the Kecskemét brick factory (June 16, 1944) • eyewitness report on the Harangodpuszta, Simapuszta and Nyírjespuszta collection camps (May 25, 1944) • report on the deportation of the Iza Jews (May 21, 1944); • József Pásztor’s documents on his exempt status from labor service (October 22-23) • list of prominent members of various Jewish communities (Máramarossziget, Mátészalka, Beregszász, Sátoraljaújhely, Nagyszőlős, Nyíregyháza, Ungvár, Huszt, Kisvárda, Kassa, Munkács) • list of so-called yellow star houses in district III of Budapest • name list of Jewish Council employees participating in the compulsory confiscation of Jewish apartments • certification issued by József Pásztor on the indispensability of head of the *Housing Department of the Central Jewish Council Rezső Müller (July 1944) • name list of the staff of the soup kitchen at 13 Wesselényi Street • addition to the list of the Social Department’s employees who are to be provided a certificate on their status • daily demands of various Hungarian (State Security Surveillance) and German authorities (Sondereinsatzkommando Eichmann, office of the Höhere SS und Polizeiführer, office of the Befehlshaber der SIPO und des SD, Sonderstab SS FHA) to the Central Jewish Council for delivering various objects and services: demand no. 632 (June 14), 643 (June 25), 681 (June 19), 726 (June 24), 727 (June 27), 728 (June 29), 729 (June 21), 730 (June 23), 731 (June 23), 732 (June 23), 733 (no date), 734 (June 30), 735 (June 25), 736 (June 29), 737 (June 28), 738 (June 30), 739 (June 30), 740 (June 23), 741 (June 27), 742 (June 1), 743 (July 3), 744 (June 17), 745 (June 15), 746 (June 19), 747 (June 24), 748 (July 1), 750 (July 4), 752 (July 4), 753 (July 5), 754 (July 3), 755 (July 6), 756 (July 6), 757 (July 6), 757 (July 6), 758 (July 5), 759 (July 5), 760 (July 6), 761 (July 8), 762 (July 8), 763 (July 8), 764 (July 7), 768 (July 8), 769 (July 9), 770 (July 8), 771 (July 7), 772 (July 10), 773 (July 11), 774 (July 11), 775 (July 6), 776 (July 11), 777 (July 12), 778 (July 12), 779 (July 13), 780 (July 13), 782 (July 14), 783 (July 14), 784 (July 14), 785 (July 17), 786 (July 15), 787 (July 15), 788 (July 17), 789 (July 17), 790 (July 16), 792 (July 18), 793 (July 18), 794 (July 18), 795 (July 18), 796 (July 17), 797 (no date), 798 (July 18), 799 (July 18) • certificate issued for Artúr Székely by the Housing Department of the Central Jewish Council and the ghetto police proving that Székely is the commander of one of the ghetto police districts (January 9, 1945) • report of the leader of the auxiliary hospital at 37 Wesselényi Street on the raid of German soldiers on the night of December 30 (December 30, 1944); map of the so-called international ghetto (no date, probably November 1944); • registry book (iktatókönyv) of the Central Jewish Council (April 7 – November 2, 1944) The book consists of 6214 entries and gives an in-depth insight into the daily operation of the Council. All incoming and many outgoing correspondence between April 7 and October 13, 1944 is recorded. (After October 15, i.e., the Arrow Cross takeover, there are only three entries in the registry book. All three are from November 2.) The sections of each entry are as follows: registry number of the file (ügydarab); date of arrival; name and address of the sender; subject matter of the case; person or department in the Council’s structure to whom the case was assigned; notes • daily notes of the Central Jewish Council • Data sheets on the countryside ghettos divided arranged by counties (1944). The sheet contains information on the following: location of ghetto, number of inhabitants, catering, hospital, medication, nature of the ghetto (closed or open), Jewish Council, mail-packages (is it possible to send). The sheets contain information on the following counties/territories and ghettos: Abaúj-Torna (Kassa), Barcs (Léva), Bereg (Beregszász), Munkács (Beszterce-Naszód), Bihar (Nagyvárad), Borsod (Miskolc), Háromszék (Sepsiszentgyörgy), Heves (Gyöngyös, Eger, Egercsehi), Kolozs (Kolozsvár), Hajdu (Debrecen), Máramaros (Huszt, Máramarossziget, Iza, Szeklence, Técső, Bárdfalva, Nagybánya), Maros-Torda (Marosvásárhely), Nyitra-Pozsony (Érsekújvár), Szabolcs (Kisvárda, Nyíregyháza), Szatmár (Mátészalka, Szatmárnémeti, Nagykároly), Szolnok-Doboka (Dés), Ugocsa (Nagyszőlős), Ung (Ungvár), Vas (Sárvár), Zala (Nagykanizsa), Zemplén (Sátoraljaújhely) • notes of the Central Jewish Council on the ghettoization and deportation of Jews from the countryside • reports of labor servicemen on the leave about the deportations from the countryside • correspondence with the countryside communities on the interpretation of Prime Minister’s Decree 1600/1944 • letters of the Central Jewish Council to Prime Minister Döme Sztójay, to Minister of the Interior Miklós Bonczos and to Minister of Religion and Education Iván Rakovszky • correspondence of the Central Jewish Council with the police captain of Szatmárnémeti • documents of the Central Jewish Council’s attempt to trace certain deported individuals • news clippings collected by the Information Office of the Central Jewish Council: Magyarság, Új Magyarság, Függetlenség, Nemzeti Újság, Összetartás, Harc, Hétfő Reggel, Pest, Magyar Szó, Új Nemzedék, Pesti Hírlap, Deutsche Zeitung, Pester Lloyd (May – June 1944) • lists created by the Central Jewish Council containing the name of those employees of the different departments and community institutions (e.g, the official journal /Magyarországi Zsidók Lapja/, the Rabbinical Seminary, orphanage, convalescent home, Jewish Museum, Orthodox community) for whom the Council requires free movement conducts (szabad mozgási igazolvány) from the German and Hungarian authorities (August 1944) • registry book of the post office of the Central Jewish Council • letter of the Council to the Hajdúnánás Jewish Council on information about the Jews deported from Hajdúnánás (May 26, 1944) • blank summons issued by the Council • letter of the Council for the Ministry of the Interior on the ghettoized Jewish physicians (May 26, 1944) • letter from the Council to the Hajdúnánás Jewish Council requiring information on the local community (April 6, 1944) • letter of the Council to Regent Miklós Horthy (July 8, 1944) • letter of the Food Supply Department of the Council on the food tickets; Minister of the Interior’s Decree no. 176.774/1944 VII. b. appointing the new members of the Jewish Council with the original signature of State Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior László Endre • documents on the Budapest ghettoization process (November-December, 1944): letters, map of the ghetto, list of names of the owners of the apartments requisitioned by the Housing Department of the Central Jewish Council, lists of tenants, tenant-moving orders; etc. • documents created by the Jewish Council on the investigation regarding the panic that broke out among the patients of the Jewish community hospital located in 2 Bethlen Square, Budapest on the 24 of August (August-September 1944) • declaration of the Hungarian Police on the status of the Páva, Magdolna and Szabolcs Street internment camps (July 19, 1944); etc. • correspondence between the Jewish Council and an Austrian individual on the Hungarian deportees in Austria (August-September 1944) • miscellaneous documents of the Directing Committee of the Rabbinical Seminary of Budapest (1944) • financial documents of the Central Jewish Council (May – June 1944): lists of expenses, invoices, acknowledgements of receipts, of various costs covered by the Central Jewish Council, including transportation, supply and other expenses in connection with the demands of the Sondereinsatzkommando Eichmann and the State Security Surveillance (Állambiztonsági Rendészet, a.k.a. the “Hungarian Gestapo”) • lists and summaries regarding the sums spent while satisfying the request of the Hungarian and German authorities as well as while implementing the anti-Jewish decrees • lists of items delivered by the Central Jewish Council to the Hungarian (predominantly the State Security Surveillance) and the German authorities (predominantly the Sondereinsatzkommando Eichmann) in May 1944 • lists of items and sums used during the implementation of the anti-Jewish decrees and the German authorities’ orders in March-May 1944 • list of employees of the Audit Office of the Pest Jewish Community; summary of the salaries paid to the employees of the Central Jewish Council and the Pest Jewish Community • summary of salaries paid to the laborers working at the Budapest headquarters of the Sondereinsatzkommando Eichmann and the State Security Surveillance • internal notes of the Audit Office regarding the sums paid to various purposes; correspondence of the Central Jewish Council and architect Alfréd Tausz regarding the walling up of the Dohány Street synagogue’s outer arcades • circular letter of the Central Jewish Council to the inmates of the so-called yellow star houses in Budapest regarding the “desirable” behavior of Jews (no date, probably June-September 1944) • cash receipts of income and expense of the Financial Department of the Pest Jewish Community • letter of the Audit Office of the Pest Jewish Community to the Transportation Department regarding the aid provided by the Central Jewish Council to converts • report on the cash circulation of the Food Supply Depot of the Central Jewish Council • list of typewriters loaned to the Red Cross and various departments of the Central Jewish Council • expense receipts of various costs occurred during the implementation of the anti-Jewish decrees and the orders of the German authorities • letters of head of the Housing Department of the Central Jewish Council Rezső Müller to the Audit Office and to the Financial Office of the Pest Jewish Community regarding various matters, including the repair works demanded by police officer Pál Ubrizsy to be performed in his apartment • letter of the officials of the Pest Jewish Community and the Central Jewish Council regarding their request for various benefits (e.g., exemption from the anti-Jewish regulations) • appeal of the Central Jewish Council to Minister of the Interior Andor Jaross requesting an extension on the deadline for the completion of the concentration of the Budapest Jews in the so-called yellow star houses (June 16, 1944) • list of employees of the Central Office (Központi Iroda) of the Pest Jewish Community • notes of the Department for the Liquidation of the Central Jewish Council to the finances of the Pest Jewish Community regarding the assets of the Tiszaföldvár Chevra Kadisha disbanded by the Hungarian authorities; documents regarding the reports of the Technical Department of the Jewish Council regarding the workforce claims of the occupying German authorities • questionnaires of the survey implemented by the Central Jewish Council upon the order of the occupying German authorities regarding the financial, demographic and institutional situation of the Jewish communities in Hungary. The material contains the questionnaires and letters of the following communities: Zemplénagárd; Bilke; Ilosva; Lőrinci; Bocsárlapujtő; Abaújkér; Forró; Nagyida; Balatonfüred; Nyergesujfalu; Mezőbánd; Havaskő; Bustyaháza; Alistál; Ada; Zombor • correspondence of the National Office of Hungarian Israelites and the Jewish Council on the special taxation issues of countryside Jewish communities that are inaccessible, including the list of 82 communities (May 31, 1944) • letter of the leadership of the Jewish Council to the Social Department ordering the Department to take over the insitutions of the “Ahávász Réim” National Brotherly Charity Organization that was disbanded by the Hungarian authorities (July 6, 1944) • inventory book of an unidentified soup kitchen, probably in the Budapest “large” ghetto (December 1944) • correspondence of the Jewish Council, the Veteran Committee of the National Israelite Offices, the National Jewish Aid Action and various Jewish communities (Nagykároly, Fertőszentmiklós, Beled, Fülöpszállás, Dunaszerdahely, Sajószentpéter, Vác, Hajdúböszörmény, Diósgyőr, Rajka, Párkány, Sopron, Esztergom, Szekszárd, Pest) regarding the special taxation, including the documents of the National Office of Hungarian Israelites on the distribution of the special taxation among the communities

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D1_A_5_1 Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 1 a 1944 1 doboz irat

A Zsidó Tanács levele egy nem azonosított (talán: belügy?) miniszternek a deportált zsidóknak nyújtandó támogatásról, 1944. augusztus 1. A Zsidó Tanács kérése a Nemzetközi Vöröskereszthez, melyben az internálótáborokról kérnek információt, 1944. augusztus 24. Kéziratos feljegyzés svájci, svéd és portugál védettekről Pásztor József levelezése különböző magánszemélyekkel (Komoly Ottó, Boda Ernő), és hatóságokkal (Bácstopolyai internálótábor vezetője, svájci követség stb.) különböző témákról (helyzet az internálótáborokban, egyes személyek sorsa, stb.) Levél a Szeklencei gyűjtőtáborból, 1944. május 4. A pesti gettóról szóló dokumentumok / Zsidó Tanács Fisch Endre levele Pásztor Józsefnek egy halálmenetből (1944 november) Földes István levele a Pásztor részére kiállított védlevélről Pásztor József feljegyzései Feljegyzés a vidéki deportálásokról, 1944. május 18. A Zsidó Tanács 1944. szeptember 15-i tanácskozásának jegyzőkönyve László Zsigmond feljegyzése a a védett gettóról, 1944, május 4. Vidéki gettókról szóló beszámolók: Balassagyarmat, Borszék, Ditró, Galánta, Győr, Huszt, Kál, Kassa, Keszthely, Mátészalka, Nagykanizsa, Nyíregyháza, Pécsvárad, Segesvár, Szarvas, Szatmárnémeti, Tapolca, Tardoskedd, Tiszafüred, Zalalövő, 1944. május 15-17. Jelentés két kivételezett zsidó személyről – Kecskeméti táglagyár, 1944. június 16. Szentanú beszámoló a Harangodpuszta, Simapuszta és Nyírjespuszta gyűjtőtáborokról, 1944. május 25. Levél az Iza-i zsidók deportálásáról, 1944. május 21. Pásztor József munkaszolgálat alóli kivételezettségének dokumentumai, 1944. október 22-23. Lista különböző hitközségek prominenseiről Máramarossziget, Mátészalka, Beregszász, Sátoraljaújhely, Nagyszőlős, Nyíregyháza, Ungvár, Huszt, Kisvárda, Kassa, Munkács A Budapest III. kerületi csillagos házak listája A Zsidó Tanács azon alkalmazottainak névsora, akik a zsidó lakások lefoglalásában részt vesznek Pásztor József által kiadott dokumentum Müller Rezső nélkülözhetetlenségéről a Lakáshivatalban, 1944. június A Wesselényi utca 13. leveskonyhájának dolgozóinak névsora

Csillagos házak Deportálás Gettósítás Halálmenet Internálás Internálótábor - Bácstopolya Jegyzőkönyv Nemzetközi szervezetek Zsidó Tanács

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D1_A_5_5 Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok: Napi igénylések b 1944 1 doboz gépelt irat

Német és magyar szervezetek (Magyar Királyi Államrendészet, Sondereinsatzkommando Eichmann, Höhere SS und Polizeiführer, Befehlshaber der SIPO und des SD, Sonderstab SS FHA) napi igénylései a Központi Zsidó Tanácshoz különböző tárgyak és szolgáltatások iránt: 632 1944. június 14 643 1944. június 25, 681 1944. június 19, 726 1944. június 24 727 1944. június 27 728 1944. június 29 729 1944. június 21 730 1944. június 23 731 1944. június 23 732 1944. június 23 733 (dátum nélkül) 734 1944. június 30 735 1944. június 25 736 1944. június 29 737 1944. június 28 738 1944. június 30 739 1944. június 30 740 1944. június 23 741 1944. június 27 742 1944. június 1 743 1944. július 3 744 1944. június 17 745 1944. június 15 746 1944. június 19 747 1944. június 24 748 1944. július 1 750 1944. július 4 752 1944. július 4 753 1944. július 5 754 1944. július 3 755 1944. július 6 756 1944. július 6 757 1944. július 6 757 1944. július 6 758 1944. július 5 759 1944. július 5 760 1944. július 6 761 1944. július 8 762 1944. július 8 763 1944. július 8 764 1944. július 7 768 1944. július 8 769 1944. július 9 770 1944. július 8 771 1944. július 7 772 1944. július 10 773 1944. július 11 774 1944. július 11 775 1944. július 6 776 1944. július 11 777 1944. július 12 778 1944. július 12 779 1944. július 13 780 1944. július 13 782 1944. július 14 783 1944. július 14 784 1944. július 14 785 1944. július 17 786 1944. július 15 787 1944. július 15 788 1944. július 17 789 1944. július 17 790 1944. július 16 792 1944. július 18 793 1944. július 18 794 1944. július 18 795 1944. július 18 796 1944. július 17 797 (dátum nélkül) 798 1944. július 18 799 1944. július 18

Zsidó Tanács

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D1 raktár D1_A_6_2 Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 3 c 1944-1945 1 doboz iratanyag

A védett gettó térképe, 1944. (65.1059) Jelentés a Wesselényi utca 37. alatti zsidó kórház főorvosától egy német egyenruhások által elkövetett betörésről, 1944. december 30-án Gelléri Miklós zsidó tanácsi igazolványa "Itt nem laknak zsidók" háztábla Székely Artúr Zsidó Tanács / lakáshivatali igazolványa, 1945. január 9. Regős Jenő oltalomlevele, pápai, 1944. november 16. Angelo Rotta aláírásával

Schutzpass Gettókórház Gettórendőrség

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L2_F1_41 Központi Zsidó Tanács iktatókönyve d 1944-04-07-1944-11-02 1 kötet

Zsidó Tanács iktatókönyve: 6214 ügydarab (1944. április 7 – november 2)

Iktatókönyv Zsidó Tanács

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D1_D_8_1 Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 5 e

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Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 6 f

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D1_N_2_3 Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 7 g 1944

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Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 1 h

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Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 9 i Központi Zsidó Tanács vegyes iratok 10 k

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Szociális Osztály iratai (Documents of the Social Department) 2 1944 - 1945 Központi Zsidó Tanács Szociális Osztály

The Social Department of the Council was created by the incorporation of the largest Jewish welfare and aid organization, the Welfare Bureau of Hungarian Israelites that was established in 1938 to ease the negative economic consequences of the Hungarian anti-Jewish legislation. It was brought to life by the joint efforts of all three Jewish community networks: the National Office of Hungarian Israelites (Neologue), the Central Office of the Autonomous Orthodox Israelite Denomination of Hungary (Orthodox) and the National Alliance of the Status Quo Ante Communites (Status Quo Ante). In 1939 the Zionists joined the organization as well. The Social Department also included the administration of the nationwide charity effort called the National Hungarian Jewish Aid Action. In May 1944, the Countryside Department of the Jewish Council was merged into the Social Department. The Department’s main task was to coordinate the aid, relief and welfare work of the Council. The Department leaned on a network of building commissioners elected by the tenants of the yellow-star buildings. The commissioners reported to the Department on the welfare needs of the building community. The Social Department was one of the largest administrative units of the Council – at the end of August 1944, 220 people were employed here. The identifiable subunits of this department include the following: Countryside Department, Family Protection Department, Central Aid, Legal Department, Accounting, National Hungarian Jewish Aid Action Department, Child Protection Department, Human Resources.

This sub-series holds the documents of the Jewish Council’s Social Department pertaining to its aid and relief work. The records include: notes, reports, financial documents as well as lists of employees and lists of institutions supervised and supplied by the Social Department (orphanages, soup kitchens, etc.); correspondence of the Department with various departments and organizations of the Jewish Council; reports on the relief activity of the Department in the so-called yellow star houses. The body of documents also contains the letters of the Department to the Red Cross, and various German and Hungarian authorities regarding a wide array of subjects, such as fates of Jewish individuals as well as general conditions in internment camps. Notable documents include, for example: • various name lists of the employees of the Social Departments and their family members • correspondence of the Office for Support of Hungarian Israelites with countryside communities • report on the patients of Jewish hospitals (October 11, 1944) • correspondence of the Social Department of the Central Jewish Council (into which the Office for Support of Hungarian Israelites was incorporated along with other Jewish aid organizations) with: individuals asking for support, the leadership of the Central Jewish Council • list of buildings to be evacuated in connection with the setting up of the “large” ghetto of Budapest • reports on the inmates of various internment camps (Columbus Street, Rökk Szilárd Street, Horthyliget, Tsuk-telep, Mauthner-telep, Hermina major, Kistarcsa, Magdolna utca) • various name lists (list of internees freed with the help of the Swedish embassy from the Rökk Szilárd Street interment camp, list of needy internees of the Kistarcsa interment camp, list of internees of the Horthyliget internment camp who fell victim to an air raid) • minutes of meetings • report on the accommodation of the former inmates of the Downtown Association of Israelite Women’s orphanage • reports and correspondence regarding the Jewish social institutions (orphanages, hospitals, convalescent homes) in Budapest • hospital referrals • notes on the internment camps and the adequate lodging of the elderly • daily reports, budgets, financial reports of the Social Department • list of employees and the officials of the Social Department of the Central Jewish Council • supplementary name list on those officials and employees of the Social Department who are to be provided with certificates (August 23, 1944; August 22, 1944; August 23, 1944) • miscellaneous documents regarding the Jewish organizations’ efforts to supply the labor servicemen with proper clothing (June 1943 – September 1944): inventory of items, stock reports, packaging reports • list of individuals supported by the Máramaros District Center (Máramaros Körzeti Központ) of the Office for Support of Hungarian Israelites (Magyar Izraeliták Pártfogó Irodája) • lists of inmates released from various internment camps due to the intervention of neutral diplomatic corps • lists of Jews protected by neutral diplomatic corps in various camps and hospitals

Központi Zsidó Tanács Szociális Osztály

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Lakáshivatal iratai (Documents of the Housing Office) 3 1944 - 1945 Magyarországi Zsidók Szövetsége Lakáshivatal

The Housing Office of the Jewish Council was established as a separate administrative entity in the wake of the Hungarian authorities’ demand to evacuate 1500 Jewish apartments on April 4-5, 1944. It grew to be one of the largest offices in the Council’s structure, and its leader, Rezső Müller became almost as influential as President of the Council, Samu Stern himself. The Housing Office was in charge of implementing the first ghettoization measures against the Budapest Jews ordered by the Hungarian authorities in June 1944. The Department set up 23 “main districts” and created a network of 216 “district offices” all around Budapest to relocate 200,000 Jews in just a matter of days. The Department’s administrative subunits included (among others): Order Department, Military Department, Registry Office, Mediation Committee, Allocation Department.

This body of documents contains the records of the Housing Office of the Jewish Council. They regard predominantly the concentration of Budapest Jews into so-called yellow-star houses in June 1944.The material also holds correspondence between the Housing Office and various other departments of the Jewish Council. The records include, for example: • lists of buildings designated as yellow-star houses • list of apartments rented or owned by Jews and confiscated by the Jewish Council on the order of the Hungarian authorities • correspondence of the Office with various Jewish individuals regarding their appeals, complaints and requests • decrees and orders of the Jewish Council pertaining to the evacuation of apartments • registry of orders received by the Housing Department from the Hungarian and German authorities between April 18 and May 5, 1944 • list of district leaders responsible for the implementation of the forced moving • applications; claims; official forms for housing • written orders of the Housing Department • orders issued by the Hungarian authorities • correspondence with Jewish institutions (Hospital of Wesselényi Street, Committee for Veterans of the National Offices of Israelites) • registration sheets including the main data of certain apartments • tenant registry cards • apartment requisition documents

Magyarországi Zsidók Szövetsége Lakáshivatal

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D1_D_5_1 Vidéki közösségek információs kartonjai (Collection of information cards of countryside communities) 4 1944 Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsa

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The Central Council of Hungarian Jews (Jewish Council) was a body of Jewish representatives created by the Nazis and their Hungarian collaborators in 1944 to carry out the restrictive and genocidal measures against the Jews. On paper all Hungarian Jews were supervised by the Jewish Council, but its sphere of competence was actually limited almost exclusively to Budapest. The name and legal status of the Council changed in the course of its existence. Between March 21 and April 22, 1944 it was called the “Central Council of the Hungarian Jews” and it was under the “legal” supervision of the German authorities. Between April 22, 1944 and January 18, 1945 its official name was the “Interim Executive Board of the Association of Jews in Hungary” and was under the official purview of the Hungarian government. The administrative structure of the Council was based on and entwined with that of the Pest Israelite Congregation and the National Office of Hungarian Israelites (the umbrella organization of the Neologue Jewish communities). These two did not cease to exist with the creation of the Council, but carried on with their work, therefore practically three parallel administrations operated – overlapping and complementing each other at the same time. The head of all three was the same person: Samu Stern. As the genocidal steps by the Hungarian and German authorities progressed (disenfranchisement, plunder, ghettoization, deportation), the Council’s various offices and departments were in constant reorganization between March 1944 and January 1945.

The sub-series is a collection of registry sheets created by the Jewish Council regarding the fate of the Jewish communities in the countryside in the spring and summer of 1944. News regarding the ghettoization and deportation in the countryside reached the Council on various channels and many of these pieces of information were recorded on the registry card of the given community or locality. The collection holds close to 300 registry sheets as well the supplementary documentation, such as notes and reports regarding the ghettoization and deportation of the countryside communities. The material contains information on the following locations: Alsólendva, Asztély , Bácsalmás, Bodóháza, Baja, Balassagyarmat, Balatonboglár, Balatonfüred, Balatonszárszó, Balkány, Balsa, Barcs, Batiz, Battonya, Bánffyhunyad, Bárdfalva, Bátorkeszi and its area, Bátyu, Beregardó, Beregkövesd, Beregkövesd, Beregsom, Beregszász, Berettyóújfalu, Beszterce, Békés, Békéscsaba, Bilke, Borkut, Borszék, Borzsova, Bököny, Buj, Bulcsu, Bűdszentmihály, Celldömölk. Csanádapáca, Csáktornya, Csepreg, Csobaj, Csongrád, Dárda and its area, Debrecen, Demecser, Dés, Ditró, Dolha, Dunapentele, Dunavecse, Edelény, Eger, Egercsehi, Encs, Esztego, Érd, Érmihályfalva, Érsekújvár, Fadd, Fehérgyarmat, Felsővisó, Füzesabony, Galánta, Galocás, Gáva, Gergely-Ugornya , Geszteré, Gyoma. Gyöngyös, Győr, Győrszemere, Gyula, Hajduböszörmény, Hajdúhadház, Hajdúnánás Hajdúszentgyörgy, Harangos farm (tanya), Hatvan, Hercegszántó, Heves, Hódmezővásárhely, Hőgyész, Huszt, Ibrány, Ilonca, Ilosva, Ipolyság, Iza, Jánosi, Jánosháza, Jászapáti, Jolsva, Jóka, Kalocsa, Kassa, Kaposvár, Kapuvár, Kál, Kápolnásnyék, Károly (Nagykároly), Kecskemét, Kemence, Kenézlő, Keszthely, Királyháza, Kisbégány, Kiskunfélegyháza, Kiskunmajsa, Kispest, Kistelek, Kisterenye, Kisújszállás, Kisvárda, Kolozsvár, Komárom, Komlós, Kótaj, Körmend, Kunágota, Kunhegyes, Kunszentmárton, Lázári, Léva, Lónya, Macsola, Magyarbánhegyes, Magyarbél, Nagykanizsa, Máramarossziget, Makó, Marcali, Marosvásárhely, Mártonfalva, Mátészalka, Mezőkaszony, Mezőkövesd, Mezőterebes, Mezővári, Mindszent, Miskolc, Misztice, Miskolc, Mohács, Mosonmagyaróvár, Mór, Munkács, Nagybánya, Nagybereg, Nagybégány, Nagyhalász, Nagykanizsa, Nagykálló, Nagykároly, Nagylucska, Nagymuzsaly, Nagysurány, Nagyszőlős, Nagyvárad, Naszvad, Negyed, Nyíracsád, Nyíradony, Nyírbátor, Nyírbéltek, Nyírbogát, Nyírbogdány, Nyíregyháza, Nyírgelse, Nyírjes-puszta, Nyírlugos, Nyírmihálydi, Nyírpilis, Nyírtura, Óbecse, Oros, Orosháza, Pacsa, Paks, Palánka, Paszab, Pápa, Párkány, Pásztó, Pazony, Pelsőc, Perbete, Pered, Pestszentlőrinc, Pécs, Pécsvárad, Piricse, Polgár, Polgárdi, Poroszló, Prügy, Rahó, Rajka, Rakamaz, Rákoscsaba, Retteg, Réte, Rimaszombat, Rozsnyó, Sajószentpéter, Salgótarján, Sárbogárd, Sárvár, Sátoraljaújhely, Sepsiszentgyörgy, Sényő, Siklós, Simapuszta, Simontornya, Somorja, Surány, Sümeg, Szabadka, Szakoly, Szarvas, Szatmárheg, Szatmárnémeti, Szászrégen, Szeged, Szegvár, Szeklence, Szenc, Szendrő, Szentes, Szentgotthárd, Szerednye, Szécsény, Székesfehérvár, Szigetvár, Szilágynagyfalu, Szilágysomlyó, Szinérváralja, Szirák, Szolnok, Szolyva, Szombathely, Tab, Tapolca, Tardoskedd, Tarpa, Tasnád, Técső, Tiszadada, Tiszadob, Tiszaeszlár, Tiszafüred, Tiszaladány, Tiszalök, Tiszatardos, Topolya, Tőkésfalu, Túrkeve, Udvari, Újfehértó, Újpest , Újverbász, Ungvár, Vasmegyer, Vác, Vágfarkasd, Vágsellye, Vámosgyörk, Vámosmikola, Várpalota, Vásárosnamény, Vencsellő, Verebély, Verecke, Verpelét, Veszprém, Volóc, Zalaegerszeg, Zalalövő, Zalaszentgrót, Zápszony, Zenta, Zombor

Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsa Szarvas Eger

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Frojimovics, Kinga, and Judit Molnár, eds. Gettómagyarország 1944: a Központi Zsidó Tanács iratai. [Ghetto Hungary, 1944: Documents of the Central Jewish Council] Budapest: Magyar Zsidó Levéltár, 2002.

Hitközségi összeírás (Registration of Jewish communities) 5 1944 Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsa

The documents were published in Frojimovics, Kinga, and József Schweitzer, eds. Magyarországi zsidó hitközségek 1944 április. A Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsának összeírása a német hatóságok rendelkezése nyomán. [Hungarian Jewish Congregations April 1944. Survey of the Central Council of Hungarian Jews upon the Order of the German Authorities] Budapest: MTA Judaisztikai Tanszékcsoport, 1994

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The Central Council of Hungarian Jews (Jewish Council) was a body of Jewish representatives created by the Nazis and their Hungarian collaborators in 1944 to carry out the restrictive and genocidal measures against the Jews. On paper all Hungarian Jews were supervised by the Jewish Council, but its sphere of competence was actually limited almost exclusively to Budapest. The name and legal status of the Council changed in the course of its existence. Between March 21 and April 22, 1944 it was called the “Central Council of the Hungarian Jews” and it was under the “legal” supervision of the German authorities. Between April 22, 1944 and January 18, 1945 its official name was the “Interim Executive Board of the Association of Jews in Hungary” and was under the official purview of the Hungarian government. The administrative structure of the Council was based on and entwined with that of the Pest Israelite Congregation and the National Office of Hungarian Israelites (the umbrella organization of the Neologue Jewish communities). These two did not cease to exist with the creation of the Council, but carried on with their work, therefore practically three parallel administrations operated – overlapping and complementing each other at the same time. The head of all three was the same person: Samu Stern. As the genocidal steps by the Hungarian and German authorities progressed (disenfranchisement, plunder, ghettoization, deportation), the Council’s various offices and departments were in constant reorganization between March 1944 and January 1945.

In April 1944, the German authorities ordered the Jewish Council to compile a database on the Hungarian Jewish organizational structure containing the most important information of each community. The Council sent out questionnaires that included a wide array of queries regarding the denominational affiliation, leadership (president and rabbi), number of members (total and taxpaying), organizations and associations of the communities as well as their assets, property, yearly income and expenses. The collection includes more than 700 questionnaires sent back to the Council.

Magyar Zsidók Központi Tanácsa

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A Magyar Országos Levéltárból származó iratok (Documents transferred from the Hungarian National Archives) 2 1944 - 1945

The series contains documents of the Jewish Council that were donated to the Hungarian Jewish Archives in 2000. It holds predominantly documents from the turn of 1944-1945 regarding the Budapest ghettos. They include: daily notes of the Jewish Council; papers of the ghetto police; internal correspondence, reports and notes of various departments of the Jewish Council regarding the healthcare and food supply of the “large” ghetto; list of buildings protected by neutral diplomatic legations; a map of the “large” ghetto; and various name lists, such as lists of building commanders, patients of ghetto hospitals and employees of various departments and institutions of the Council. Notable examples include, among others: • decrees regarding the moving together of the Jews of Budapest (June, 1944) and the labor service (1942) • financial documents of the “large” ghetto of Budapest (1944-1945): acknowledgements of receipt; invoices; bills • report on the 1944-1945 activity of the Housing Office of the Central Jewish Council probably written by Rezső Müller, former head of the office (no date, probably 1945) • the Jewish Council’s daily notes on the events in the “large” ghetto of Budapest: November 24,26; December 1,2,3 (photocopy), 26 (photocopy), 1944; hand drawn map of the “large” ghetto of Budapest (1944) • registry of buildings of the “large” ghetto of Budapest (1944) • registry on the houses inhabited by Jews having international diplomatic protection (1944) • petition of the Central Jewish Council to the Hungarian authorities on establishing the “large” ghetto of Budapest (November 19, 1944) • petition of the Central Jewish Council to the Hungarian ministerial commissioner in charge of the ghettoization on establishing the “large” ghetto of Budapest (November 25, 1944) • written orders (szolgálati jegyek) issued by the Arrow Cross authorities • list of addresses of the ghetto institutions (laundries, public kitchens, etc.) • letter of Archbishop Jusztinián Serédi to the Jewish Council • letter to Deputy Police Chief János Solymossy • correspondence between the different organizations of the Central Jewish Council (Housing Department, Ghetto Police, etc,) • documents regarding the healthcare and food supply of the ghetto • documents of the Housing Department (organizational statutes, list of employees, documents of June 1944 moving together of the Budapest Jews, etc.) • documents of the Ghetto Police (list of districts and commanders, organizational statutes, reports, etc.) • list of Jewish patients in the Budapest hospitals; daily notes of the Jewish Council (November 23,25, December 26, 1944) • registry of real estates (houses, apartments) • report of ghetto officers on the life of the ghetto • order of the Funeral Department on burying the dead in the ghetto • hand-drawn map of a tenement block in the “large” ghetto of Budapest • list of Jewish patients in Budapest hospitals • lists of employees of different Jewish institutions (hospitals, public kitchens • lists of Jewish individuals requiring free movement conducts from the German and Hungarian authorities • list of Jewish house commanders • list of Jews drafted for labor in the ghetto (by houses) • note of Pál Villányi on the alleged corruption of the lawyers who were employed by foreign embassies in Budapest during the Holocaust (March 16, 1945) • documents on the rescue activity of the so-called “T” group of the International Red Cross • 15 protocols taken by the National Committee of Attending Deportees (Deportáltakat Gondozó Országos Bizottság) from Holocaust survivors (Protocols no. 319, 321, 934, 391, 3565,135, 3206, 1239, 3062, 355, 193, 3541, three protocols do not have a number) (1945) • report of Ignác Auspitz on the deported Hungarian Jews liberated in German camps (May 24, 1947)

The documents were probably confiscated by the Hungarian secret services in 1953, when leaders of the Jewish community (e.g., Lajos Stöckler, László Benedek) were imprisoned in the framework of the communist anti-Zionist campaign. From the services the documents were transferred to the Hungarian National Archives. The collection was complemented by a donation of historian Dr László Karsai in 1992. Its reference code and title in the HNA was XXXIII-5-c: National Office of Hungarian Israelites (Magyar Izraeliták Országos Irodája); Ghetto documents (gettó iratok) 1942-1945. The Hungarian National Archives donated the material to the Hungarian Jewish Archives in May 2000.

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Szórványanyagok másolatának gyűjteménye (Collection of stray documents) 3 1944 - 1945

The series includes Xerox copies of original Jewish Council documentation, predominantly created during the existence of the “large” ghetto in Budapest (November 1944 – January 1945). It contains various, extensive name lists, such as lists of able bodied men broken down by ghetto buildings, lists of ghetto police personnel broken down by ghetto districts; notes, reports, financial and administrative documents of various departments and organizations of the Jewish Council regarding the daily operation of the ghetto; accounts on the number of ghetto tenants as well as the buildings, apartments and rooms of the ghetto; decrees and orders issued by the Jewish Council and the Hungarian authorities. Bulk of the mentioned documentation was created by the ghetto police. Notable documents include, among others: • various name lists compiled in connection with the certificates issued by the Jewish Council: list of the Gentile employees of the Jewish Council, unidentified lists, name list of those employees of the Jewish Council’s Housing Department who live in the large ghetto or would soon move in there, name list of those employees of the Jewish Council’s Housing Department who live in the “small” or “international” ghetto, name list of the employees of the secretariat of the Jewish Council receiving certificate of free movemen, name list of the employees of the Jewish Council’s Department of Burial from Protected Buildings • certificates issued for various individuals indicating the bearers’ positions and tasks assigned by the Jewish Council • correspondence of the ghetto police, the Hungarian authorities, the International Red Cross and the Swedish Red Cross regarding the issuing of certificates to various individuals; blank certificates and certificate forms (partially German) • chart of territorial arrangement and leading staff of the Budapest large ghetto’s administrative system (no date, probably December 1944) • memorandum on the October 11-13, 1944 meeting of certain Jewish Council members and employees regarding the planned establishment of the Department of Deportee Matters in the framework of the Jewish Council • protocols and reports created by various offices and authorities of the Jewish Council on the abuse and atrocities committed in the “large” ghetto of Budapest by Hungarian and German authorities (December 14, 1944 – January 13, 1945) • internal notes of the Central Jewish Council (predominantly created by member of the Council Lajos Stöckler) regarding various issues: conflicts between Budapest Jews possessing a protected status provided by the neutral diplomatic corps and Jews not having this status, structure of the Jewish Council, Gendarme Lieutenant Colonel László Ferenczy, the plans of the Hungarian authorities to renew the already stopped deportations at the end of August 1944, the rescue attempts of Raoul Wallenberg • decrees and orders issued by the Central Jewish Council and various Hungarian authorities (August 23, 1944 – January 11, 1945): order issued by Gendarme Lieutenant Colonel László Ferenczy regarding his sole competence over the Jewish Council; orders of the Arrow Cross authorities regarding various issues (the incarceration of various Jewish individuals, restriction on the entry to and exit from the “large” ghetto) • orders and decrees issued by the Central Jewish Council on various matters regarding the Budapest Jews: creating separate “yellow star houses” for those protected by the Swedish embassy, maintaining the order of the large ghetto, Jews of foreign nationality in the ghetto • various name lists of ghetto tenants (December 1944 – January 1945): list of men capable of work broken down by buildings, compiled by the ghetto authorities, list of Jewish house commanders in various ghetto houses • charts of the number of buildings, apartments and rooms in the large ghetto of Budapest (December 1944) • invoices sent to the Central Jewish Council by building contractor Béla Székely on the renovation works he performed on various buildings (September – November 1944) • equests sent by various Jewish individuals to the Central Jewish Council asking for the Council’s intervention for their or their family’s behalf (September 14 – December 11, 1944) • letters of the Budapest ghetto police to other internal ghetto authorities and the Hungarian police regarding various issues: Jews transported into the ghetto, scattered weapons and mines on the territory of the ghetto (January 1945) • documents regarding the case of member of the Budapest ghetto police Hugó Schalk (January 6, 1945): protocol documenting Schalk’s actions; decree of the ghetto police leadership pertaining to the case • documents regarding the clothing and food supply of the Budapest ghetto police (December 1944 – January 1945): acknowledgements of receipt issued by the members of the ghetto police; inventory of clothing; order issued by the ghetto police to the administrative leadership of ghetto district 7 to hand over food • orders issued by the ghetto police regarding various issues: personnel, supply, security, bombardments, burial of the dead, suicides, etc • reports and protocols issued by the ghetto police regarding the plunder and confiscation of the stocks of various shops in the large ghetto • lists of the members of the Budapest ghetto police broken down by ghetto districts • ghetto police reports regarding various ghetto districts • miscellaneous documents of the Jewish Council regarding the Jewish hospitals in and around the large ghetto of Budapest (December 1944 – January 1945) (partly German): correspondence of the Jewish Council, the ghetto police, various hospitals and the Red Cross, orders of the ghetto authorities, and protocols regarding various issues (supply, Arrow Cross raids, patients, entry to and exit from the ghetto, etc.) • miscellaneous documents of the Jewish Council regarding the food and clothing supply of the large ghetto of Budapest (October 1944 – January 1945): list of the employees of the Food Supply Department of the Jewish Council; report on the negotiations between the Jewish Council and the representatives of the Hungarian government on sending clothing to those Jews who had been deported during the spring-summer deportation from the countryside (October 6, 1944); list of employees of the Holló Street soup kitchen; letters of the Jewish Council to the Hungarian government regarding the food supply of the large ghetto of Budapest; notes and acknowledgements of receipt issued by the Jewish Council regarding the food supply of the large ghetto; invoices of food supply for the large ghetto issued by various firms; reports on the number of inmates of the large ghetto receiving food supply; inventories of ghetto warehouses and storages; name list of labor servicemen stationed at 29 Klauzál Street; correspondence of various departments of the Jewish Council and the International Red Cross regarding the supply situation in the large ghetto • protocol of the December 13, 1944 meeting of the administrative leaders of the ghetto districts (December 13, 1944) • typed copies of daily reports sent to the Jewish Council between November 14 and December 24 by various ghetto authorities regarding various issues: atrocities committed by the Arrow Cross and the German military authorities, the November-December deportations from Budapest, housing problems, bringing Raoul Wallenberg’s coworkers to the large ghetto • typed copy of the letter of the Jewish Council to the Hungarian authorities regarding the so-called death marches • typed copy of the order issued by the Hungarian authorities regarding the setting up of safe houses in the “international” ghetto • post-war report on the Arrow Cross atrocities committed in the large ghetto, including copies of minutes of Jewish Council meetings • fragment of a Jewish Council member’s (probably Lajos Stöckler’s) memoirs on the Holocaust era

The originals are kept by Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. A copy of the collection was donated to the Hungarian Jewish Archives through institutional cooperation

Holocaust Memorial Center Budapest, Gy-13, 2011.398

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