Orthodox Gemilas Chesed Association tzedakah box
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Magyarországi Autonóm Orthodox Izraelita Hitközség [Hungarian Autonomous Orthodox Jewish Community]
Wall mounted / desk placed tin tzedakah charity container of the Orthodox Gemilas Chesed Association, Budapest, with a plaque depicting the "Biró Daniel" Orthodox Jewish Hospital.
On the 14th January 1945, a special unit of the Arrow Cross Party Militia raided the hospital. During the attack, approximately 150 patients, doctors and nurses were present at the hospital. Almost all of them were executed, and their corpses were burnt on the spot. The building was later demolished.
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