National Archives

DR. GEORG HERLITZ at the Central Zionist Archives in Jerusalem, 1947.

Israeli archives censorship regulations and oral history

The organizational culture of government ministries and security bodies that were involved in crafting Israel’s foreign policy was lacking for many years.

By ELDAD BEN AHARON , EITAY MACK
22/08/2020
Yaacov Lozowick, then director of the Israel State Archive, poses for a picture at the archive

Israel's State Archives demand all state-related documents be handed in

Ruti Abramovitch, the state archivist, threatened other archives in a letter, writing that 'any archives holding a document defined as classified may be subject to severe penalties'

DR. GEORG HERLITZ at the Central Zionist Archives in Jerusalem, 1947.

The Central Zionist Archives and the Theodore Herzl Archive: A journey

On February 1, 1933, the day after the Nazis seized power, Herlitz directed a request to the executive branch of the Zionist organization to move the archives to Palestine.

By SUZANNE BERNS
21/02/2020

The National Archives got Ford to sponsor an Auschwitz exhibit

Henry Ford’s role in the Nazi machine was not mentioned.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
10/02/2020
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