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Hechaluz organisation

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 598a
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Hechaluz organisation
Date(s): 1930s-1970s
Level of description: collection
Extent: 8 frames
Name of creator(s): Hechaluz


Administrative/Biographical history:

Hechaluz, was an umbrella organisation founded in 1917 to propagate the settlement of Jews from the Diaspora to Kibbutzim in Palestine.


Scope and content/abstract:

Microfilm of papers, 1930s-1970s, of the Hechaluz, an organisation founded in 1917 to propagate the settlement of Jews in Kibbutzim, Palestine, on the possibilities of agriculture and artisan training open to young Jewish people during the Third Reich, on farms or in workshops organised under the auspices of the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland and a letter from the Irgun Olej Merkas Europa, to the Landesversicherungsanstalt Rheinprovinz, 1976, in which a number of questions addressed by the latter to the former concerning the organisation of training opportunities for young Jews were answered.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
German and English

System of arrangement:


Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Finding aids:

Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Irgun Olej Merkas Europa, 1976

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2008

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