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This book records deaths that took place within families in and around the town of Aradul Nou (New Arad) from 1857-1885. Note that some of the burials themselves took place in larger towns, such as Timișoara or Arad. Entries record the names and age of the deceased; date of death; birth place; marital status; gender; place and cause of death; place of burial. The book is printed and recorded in German.

This book records marriages that took place within families in and around the town of Aradul Nou (New Arad) from 1857-1884 with a gap from 1860-1863. Note that some of the weddings themselves took place in larger towns, such as Timișoara. Entries record the names and age of the bride and groom; their parents' names, residence, and occupation; and date, place, and officiant of the wedding. The book is printed and recorded in German with a few later entries in Hungarian.

This book records marriages that took place within families in and around the town of Aradul Nou (New Arad) from 1857-1872. Note that some of the weddings themselves took place in larger towns, such as Timișoara. Entries record the names and age of the bride and groom; their parents' names, residence, and occupation; and date, place, and officiant of the wedding. The book is printed and recorded in German.

This book records births that took place in and around the town of Aradul Nou (New Arad) from 1857-1885. Note that by and large, the entries repeat those entered in the births book for this district beginning in 1791 (see related material). Entries record the names of the child and parents; the birth date and place; gender; whether the birth was legitimate; information on circumcisions; midwives; and names of witnesses (to the circumcision or name-giving) or godparents. The book is printed in German and entries are in German, with the exception of a handful of Hungarian notes.

This book records births that took place in and around the town of Aradul Nou (New Arad) from 1791 to 1883. The earliest records were presumably made after the fact, probably in 1857 at the behest of government authorities to record birth information for community members. The entries until 1857 record only the names of the child and parents; the birth date and place; gender and whether the birth was legitimate. The later entries include information on circumcisions; midwives; and names of witnesses (to the circumcision or name-giving) or godparents. The book is printed in German; the entries are in German and beginning in the 1870s, sometimes in Hungarian.

This folder contains reports on the activities related to elections from the Jewish Democratic Committee in the county of Arad. There is also anti-Semitic propaganda material in French.

This folder contains correspondence and newsletters to and from Zionist organizations from numerous towns throughout Transylvania. The material is exclusively in Hungarian.

This folder contains a variety of documents related to Zionist organizations in Transylvania. Some of the material is also related to missing persons, sought through the Zionist organizations.

This folder contains three documents related to anti-Semitic measures taken by the Romanian government in World War II. The letters are authored by Romanian governmental authorities (department for Romanianization and Ministry of Internal Affairs). One refers to the requirement to draw up lists of all properties owned by Jews in Timișoara and Arad. One refers to the imprisonment of Jewish leaders, both religious and communal and one refers to disputes in the small town of Beiuș (Bihor county) regarding Jews evacuated in the area and their housing.

The Jewish Communities of Romania Collection (sometimes also described by the Romanian National Archives as the Documents Collection of the Jewish Communities of Romania) contains documents created and received by Jewish communities and organizations functioning in Romania from the 19th century to the first half of the 20th century.

The documents until World War II are composed of a variety of items reflecting community life, including statutes, correspondence, reports, and membership lists. Documents from the World War II period generally address the plight of Romanian Jews during this period. This material includes reports on persecutions and expropriations, correspondence and other documents related to deportees, and emigration paperwork. The post-World War II material generally deals with the repatriation of Jewish deportees to the Romanian-organized camps in Transnistria, the welfare of survivors, emigration, and the activities of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Romania and of the Jewish Democratic Committee (communist Jewish organization). For the complete inventory list of the collection, please see this link (in Romanian only): http://www.arhivelenationale.ro/images/custom/image/Pdf-uri/DANIC_Fonduri%20si%20colectii/Feudale/Colectia%20comunitati%20evreiesti%201818-1959.pdf

JBAT archivists surveyed folders containing material related specifically to Bukovina and Transylvania. For details on the contents of these folders, please see the list below and click on any link.

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