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    Brief Narrative
    Haggadah received by eight year Kurt Braunschweig from his paternal grandfather for the first night of Passover in 1928 in Frankfurt, Germany.
    Erzahlung von dem Auszuge Israels aus Egypten = [Seder ha-Hagadah le-lel shimurim] : fur die beiden ersten Pessachabende
    Alternate Title
    received:  approximately 1928
    publication/distribution:  1926
    received: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rose Galek Brunswic, in memory of her parents Fela and Moshe Galek and her husband Claude R. Brunswic and Dr. Willy Braunschweig
    Author: Selig P. Bamberger
    Publisher: Lehrberger & Co.
    Selig Pinchas Bamberger was born on November 7, 1872, in Lengnau, Switzerland, to Rabbi Salamon Shlomo Bamberger and Leah Adler Bamberger. He earned his doctorate at the University of Heidelberg and was ordained a Rabbi in Berlin in 1896. In 1900, he went to Hamburg where he worked as a rabbi at the Alte und Neue Klaus Synagogue. The synagogue became a prominent place to study the Talmud under Rabbi Bamberger’s tutelage. Bamberger also edited and translated a large number of halakhic, aggadic, and liturgical texts into German. He died on August 9, 1936, in Hamburg, Germany.

    Physical Details

    Hebrew English
    Object Type
    Haggadot (lsch)
    Physical Description
    3 - 64 p. ; ill. ; 22 cm.
    German and Hebrew in parallel columns.
    There is a handwritten dedication in German cursive inside the front cover. A piece of notebook paper is taped below with a hand printed transcription of
    inside, front cover, handwritten, black ink : Meinem enkel, Kurt Braunschweig / zum ersten „ma nischtano" / Pesach 1928 vom grossvater / Braunschwieg [To my grandson, Kurt Braunschweig for his first Ma nischtano." Passover 1928, from grandfather Braunschweig]
    inside, front cover and title page, stamped, black ink : Dr. W. BRUNSWIC / 7, Avenue Alphonse XIII / PARIS (XVI) / Telephone / Auteuil 89-16

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    Administrative Notes

    The haggadah was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by Rose Galek Brunswic, wife of Kurt Braunschweig.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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