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Rudolf Kastner

De facto head of the Jewish Aid and Rescue Committee in Budapest, Hungary.,Between May and July 1944, Hungary’s Jews were deported to the gas chambers at Auschwitz at the rate of 12,000 people a day. Kastner negotiated with Adolf Eichmann, a senior SS officer, to allow 1,684 Jews to leave instead for Switzerland on what…

Ans van Dijk

Dutch-Jewish collaborator who betrayed Jews to Nazi Germany during World War II. Van Dijk was arrested on Easter Sunday 1943 by the Sicherheitsdienst […] After promising to work for the SD, van Dijk was released. Pretending to be a member of the resistance, she offered to help Jews find hiding places and obtain false papers.…

Josef Löwenherz

Director of the “Jewish Community of Vienna”, collaborated with Germans during deportations of Jews. “Systematic mass deportations of the Viennese Jewish population began in the autumn of 1939 when, on Eichmann’s orders, SS and police officials deported some 1,500 Jews from Vienna to a detention camp in Nisko, Poland. In late winter 1941, the Germans…

Jewish Ghetto Police forcefully removing children

Two Jewish Ghetto Police of the Łódź Ghetto try to remove young children that were hidden in a building during a deportation roundup struggle with Jewish civilians trying to prevent them from taking the children.   http://bag-of-dirt.tumblr.com/post/124213519470/two-jewish-ghetto-police-of-the-łódź-ghetto-try     Please follow and like us:

Leon Rosenblatt

Chief of the Jewish Police (Ordnungsdienst) in the Litzmannstadt Ghetto. Please follow and like us:

Szlojme Hercberg

Szlojme Hercberg – head of the Central Prison in Litzmannstadt ghetto. He played a significant role in the execution of the resettlement action.   http://www.holocaustresearchproject.org/ghettos/Lodz/hercberg.html Please follow and like us:

Jacob Gens

After German invasion of Lithuania Yacob Gens headed the Jewish hospital in Vilnius before the formation of the ghetto in September 1941. He was appointed chief of the ghetto police force and in July 1942 the Germans appointed him head of the ghetto Jewish government. Gens and his policemen helped Germans in rounding up the…

Symche Spira

Senior officer of the Krakow ghetto police. Before the war he was a carpenter by trade and an Orthodox Jew, who did not speak German or Polish fluently. In Krakow he was regarded as one of the best- known collaborator, the Germans had.   http://www.holocaustresearchproject.org/ghettos/krakow/krakow.html http://www.deathcamps.org/occupation/krakow%20ghetto.html   “Spira’s Political Section would go beyond the demands…

“The Jewish Gestapo”

They extorted hush money from various Ghetto craftsmen. They arrested Jews and released them in return for thousand of zlotys in ransom money.. “The Thirteen” created an atmosphere that encouraged informant activity, which became the scourge of the Ghetto. Some even called them “The Jewish Gestapo”. Gutman, Joseph Kermish, and Israel Shaham, who edited Ringelblum’s…

The Torch

Żagiew (“The Torch”), also known as Żydowska Gwardia Wolności (the “Jewish Freedom Guard”), was a Nazi-collaborationist Jewish agent provocateur group in Nazi German-occupied Poland, founded and sponsored by the Germans and led by Abraham Gancwajch. Many Żagiew members were related to the collaborationist Jewish organization Group 13, which was also led by Gancwajch. The Nazis had over a thousand Jewish secret agents in Poland and some were permitted by…

Group 13

The Group Thirteen network (Yiddish: דאָס דרײַצענטל) was a Jewish collaborationist organisation in the Warsaw Ghetto It took its informal name from the address of its main office at 13 Leszno Street in Warsaw. The group was founded in December 1940 and led by Abraham Gancwajch, the former head of Hashomer Hatzair in Łódź Sanctioned  by Sicherheitsdienst (SD), and also known as the Jewish Gestapo,] the unit reported directly to the German Gestapo office The…

Judenrat

German for “Jewish council”) was a widely used administrative agency imposed by Nazi Germany during World War II, predominantly within the ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe, and the Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Poland. The Nazi German administration required Jews to form a Judenrat in every community across the occupied territories. The Nazis systematically sought to weaken the resistance potential and opportunities of the Jews of Eastern…

Alfred Nossig

Reportedly collaborated with the Abwehr and Gestapo, drawing up plans for Jewish emigration and submitting memoranda to the German authorities. Nossig was accused of providing regular reports to the Nazis during the deportation of Jewish residents to Nazi extermination camps, and an underground resistance group, the Jewish Combat Organization, sentenced him to death; he was executed on 22 February 1943.…

Jakub Lejkin

Deputy commander of Jewish Ghetto Police in Warsaw ghetto, [May to July 1942]. After the temporary arrest of the Josef Szynkman. Lejkin played a leading role in the deportation of local Jews to extermination camps and was known for his special brutality.   https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakub_Lejkin   Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1942–1943 Autorzy Emil Kerenji   Please…