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Anti-Semitic Propaganda – Commune mixte of Khenchela – Department of Constantine – Algeria – 9

Date:

04.08.1933

Location:

ח'נשלה, קונסטנטין

Idea:

אנטישמיות

Archive:

Aix-en-Provence

Case number:

AEP_B3_249_248 / AEP_B3_249_249

Description

Letter dated 04.08.1933 from the Prefect of Constantine to the Governor-general of Algeria regarding anti-Semitic leaflets posted in the region on July 10-11, 1933.

The file deals with the case of anti-Semitic leaflets posted in the commune mixte of Khenchela calling for boycott of Jewish shops. The leaflets publication began after an incident between Jews and Muslims in the commune. An investigation was lead by the French administration on this anti-Semitic propaganda. The evidences showed that the leaflets event remained local and did not spread outside Khenchela neighborhood.

Commune mixte in French colonial period is a neighborhood managed by civil servants French, Arab (indigenous) and Jews.

The document can be consulted at the documentation center, Institut Ben-Zvi. Appointment requiered.

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