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Damaged Torah scroll from a synagogue in Marburg desecrated during Kristallnacht

Object | Accession Number: 1991.131.1 a-c

Desecrated Torah scroll from a synagogue in Marburg, Germany, that was vandalized during Kristallnacht, November 9-10, 1938. The scroll was given to Joseph Tauber in the late 1960s for safekeeping by an unnamed German woman who told him that the scroll was desecrated during the Night of Broken Glass or Kristallnacht. It had been given to her to preserve by the person who took it from the synagogue in order to protect it.

Date
1938 November 09-1938 November 10  (found)
Geography
found : Marburg (Germany)
Language
Hebrew
Classification
Jewish Art and Symbolism
Object Type
Torah scrolls (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joseph and Helena Tauber
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:05:48
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