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Torah scroll torn into four pieces from a desecrated synagogue

Object | Accession Number: 1996.1.1 a-d

Torah scroll fragments from the Kluckygasse Synagogue in the 20th disctrict of Vienna, Austria, desecrated on Kristallnacht, November 9-10, 1938. The Torah scroll may have been taken from the orthodox shul. The Torah was torn into four pices and left on the street. It was picked up by a non-Jewish civilian, who stored it in his attic until giving it to the Archive of the Austrian Resistance.

Date
1938 November 09-1938 November 10  (found)
Geography
use : Vienna (Austria)
Language
Hebrew
Classification
Jewish Art and Symbolism
Object Type
Torah scrolls (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Dokumentationsarchiv des Österreichischen Widerstandes
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:47
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