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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.
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Rabbi Eugene Lipman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 13, 1919. He graduated from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He then was sent overseas as an army chaplain in April 1945. Afterthe war enfded on May, he worked helping Jewish survivors at Buchenwald and Dachau concnetration camps before being sent to Plzen, Czechoslovakia. He joined the Haganah, a group that cared for Jewish survivors and refugees as well as secretly transporting Jews to Palestine. He continued his work with Haganah in Regensburg, Germany. Eugene went home to the United States for a short time in April 1946 but returned later in the year with his wife to continue to aid Jews by providing many with false identity papers for them to leave Europe. The couple returned to the United States in 1948.
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.