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Yakov Neuman papers

Document | Accession Number: 2001.325.1

Contains two notebooks, handwritten and hardbound. The notebooks were written in displaced persons camps in Germany and Cyprus by three rabbis (sometimes the rabbinate from Stuttgart is used). hey contain notes on permits for "agunot" (women whose husbands disappeared or died without witnesses and men who could not prove that they are single or widowed) to marry and a list of names of women who are permitted to marry. The notebooks also contain testimonies of survivors regarding the circomstances surrounding the death of the above mentioned spouses. Each notebook contains 160-170 pages with handwritten notes; some documents (such as telegrams) are inserted between pages.

Date
approximately 1945
Language
Hebrew
French
Extent
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2019-08-07 15:08:30
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