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Building a synagogue in Rotterdam; celebrating Hannukah

Film | Accession Number: 2014.524 | RG Number: RG-60.1517 | Film ID: 4103

Street sign, "Walenburger Weg." In Rotterdam. INT, wood workshop. Building a synagogue in the late 1930s close enough to the Schaap family home so the elder Salomon Schaap could walk there; the synagogue was not destroyed during WWII. 06:22:07 Star of David on door. Men carry wood into doorway. Menorah in INT of workshop/store. Hebrew letters on tiles Men unload materials for work on synagogue. 06:26:08 INT, crowd of religious Jews. Cantor sings. Men in top-hats and tuxedoes. Bride and groom under pieces of cloth. Light candles. Wedding. Bride and groom smile and shake hands.

Little boy lights menorah. Children wearing Hebrew letters, dressed like dreidels. Children dance and sing, look at camera. Crowd of children with a few adults watch a play.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:10:06
Event Date
1930s
Locale
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Eli Schaap
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:30:21
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