Association of Teheran children and their instructors collection
.25 linear in..
3 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
2 oversize boxes
The collection contains copies of various documents from an exhibition produced for the 50th anniversary reunion of the Association of Teheran Children and Their Instructors in 1993. The exhibition of documents and photographs recounts the history of the rescue of the"Teheran Children" from the Nazis and their relocation in Israel via Teheran, Iran, in 1943. Daṿid Laʾor, an agent of the Jewish Agency for Israel, served as the Director of the Jewish Children's Home in a camp for Polish refugees in Teheran beginning in 1942. He organized instructors to help locate Jewish children in the refugee camp and to help escort them to Israel. Also contains information about the lives of the Teheran Children in Israel after their arrival and the work of Henrietta Szold.
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