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Prayer book

Object | Accession Number: 2006.443.1

Collection consists of a prayer book imprinted on front cover "vom Bethaus im IX. Bez. Wien" and "zur Erinnerung an die Confirmation" and inscribed inside "an die Confirmation der Alice Goldschmied 3 June 1900"; published 1895, Prague; in German and Hebrew. The book was found by the donor while he was working for the Viennese Jewish Community circa 1941/1942. The prayer book was found in a subterranean storage room and kept with donor through deportation to Theresienstadt concentration camp and liberation. It was found among other religious books such as a Pentateuch most likely rescued from being destroyed during the November pogrom in Vienna

Zur Erinnerung an die Confirmation
publication/distribution:  1895
Object Type
Prayer books (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henry Sussman
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:11:23
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