Records Relating to Jewish Courts of Honor, Cen... | Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
This Collections contains document reflecting the process of legal (judicial) activities of the Jewish Courts of Honor, established by the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in Germany.
These judicial institutions operated under the auspices of American military administration in the US occupation zone in Germany.
Legal (Judicial Department) of the Central Committee prepared and evidential corpus of documents in regard to accusations brought against Jewish functionaries in the German-occupied territories. These Jewish functionaries who held administrative-managing positions in Jewish administration in the ghettos or served as appointed functionaries in Nazi-German concentration and labor camps where suspected in malicious support of German administration, crimes against fellow Jews and criminal activity in economic sphere.
This Collection also includes of materials related to the Central Committee’s activities, particularly with regard to easing the process of obtaining personal documents from the Polish consulates in Germany.