Correspondence regarding the exchange of published material as well as research assistance on a Silesia, especially Gleiwitz (now Gliwice/Poland) related topic from the field of Jewish history. The latter includes the provision of information on archival material in Polish archives, among them the Zydowsky Instytut Historyczny (ZHI) in Warsaw.
Correspondence with Ehrlich, Dr. Ernst Ludwig
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- ReferenceGB 1556 3000/9/1/370
- Dates of Creation01/03/1955 - 05/06/1963
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description24 letters
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Administrative / Biographical History
Dr. Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921-2007) was a historian of Jewish studies of Jewish-Swiss-German descent. He had fled Germany to Switzerland in 1943. After the Second World War he started teaching at German universities and devoted himself to Christian-Jewish dialogue. From 1961-96 Ehrlich had served as director of B’nai B’rith Europe. See Bomhoff, H., Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich. Ein Leben für Dialog und Erneuerung, Hentrich & Hentrich Verlag Berlin, 2011.