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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
One: Ancestors and faith Hovering above the pit The Son of the Shohet of Medzhibozh The kiss The Halatl of Rabbi Baruch of Medzhibozh The first Hanukkah light in Bergen Belsen Seder night in Bergen Belsen: "tonight we have only Matzah" The Berlin-Bucharest express The vision of the red stars Honor thy mother A mother's heart God is everywhere ... but ... The amulet of the Belzer Rabbi Fine generations The little slave girl from the toy factory The Generals A shofar in a coffee cauldron "Avremele, you are going to Siberia!" The Zanzer Kiddush goblet No time for advice "The Messiah is already here!" "Jew, go back to the grave!" "God's messenger, the grandson of the Pnei Yehoshua "If you will grow hair on the palm of your hand" The miracle of a doorless back wall Mothers Number 145053 Save this one grandchild A pail of potato peels and two halberstams A brother's Tefillin (I) The rain (II) A Passover melody (III) A natural victory: Churchill and the Rabbi of Gur The Rebbetzin of Gur: two passports The Shofar of the Rabbi of Radorzytz The keepers of the Holy Temple The Kasztner transport and a zionest leader's dream A Holy Book The yellow bird A bowl of soup The "blessing" of the Munkacser Rebbe Who will win this war? Two Friendship Good morning, Herr Müller Two capsules of Cyanide (I) On the waiting bench at the gallows (II) A sip of coffee For the sake of friendship Under the blue skies of Tel Aviv "What I learned at my father's home" "The world needs you" The Yeshiva student Stars.
The mosaic artist's apprentice A girl called Estherke In the image of God The merit of a young priest Three. The spirit alone Circumcision Slain with hunger Even the transgressors in Israel The last request The ritual bath Death of a beloved son Satan's altar The grandson of the Arugat Ha-Bosem "He hath delivered me out of all trouble" No longer husband and wife A prayer and a dream The third Sabbath meal at Mauthausen A hill in Bergen Belsen A Father's blessing A sign from Heaven A Bobov melody Rudolf Haas is human! A miracle in a potato field Four: At the gates of freedom The plague of blood "I envy you" "Pray for us!" A Kvitl on the Frankfurter's grave The grip of the Holy letters Puff ... To marry a baker The road to mother "The happiest day of my life" Hans and I at the Rema's grave "God does not live here anymore" Two funerals The telephone operator Tipping the scales of justice Grandfather Avrumche Backenroth's table Rejoining the human race.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-258).
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.