Jewish prayer book used in the Przemysl ghetto
Books and Published Materials
Books and pamphlets
- Object Type
Judaism--Prayer books (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Miriam Reinharz Klein
Siddur, one of two (see 2011.286.2) that belonged to Miriam Reinharz. One was taken by Miriam from the Przemysl ghetto and used when she went into hiding in a convent. The other belonged to her mother, Berta, and recovered after the war in Przemysl.
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Also in Miriam Reinharz Klein collection
The collection consists of photographs and two prayer books relating to the experiences of the Reinharz, Sturm, and Schech families before the Holocaust in Przemysl, Poland, and after the Holocaust in Sweden; photographs of the Banasiewicz family who hid Mr. and Mrs. Reinharz and their son Samek; and photographs of Berek Dov Klein, originally from Chrzanow, who survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.
Date: 1925-approximately 1950
Siddur with inscription, one of two (see 2011.286.3) that belonged to Miriam Reinharz. One prayer book was taken by Miriam from the Przemysl ghetto and used when she went into hiding in a convent. The other belonged to her mother, Berta, and was recovered after the war in Przemysl.