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Torah fragment found in the ruins of a desecrated synagogue

Object | Accession Number: 1991.125.1

Torah fragment found in the ruins of a desecrated synagogue by Charles Braun, circa 1945, in Jaszbereny, Hungary. On March 19, 1944, Germany invaded Hungary and began to deport all Jews to concentration camps. Charles' wife was deported and he was sent to a labor camp. After the war ended in May 1945, Charles returned to Jaszbereny. His wife had been killed in the the gas chambers.

Date
1945  (found)
Geography
found : Jaszbereny (Hungary)
Language
Hebrew
Classification
Jewish Art and Symbolism
Object Type
Torah scrolls (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Julie Baskes
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:09:25
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