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Penateuch

Publication | Accession Number: 2015.337.3

Chumash or Pentatuch taken by seventeen year old Mathilde Schwarz when she escaped from Nazi annexed Vienna, Ausria, to the United States in 1940. The book contained burned pages retrieved from the streets of Vienna the day after the November 9-10, 1938, Kristallnacht pogrom. Mathilde's parents, Gershon and Rachel, did not survive.

Language
Hebrew
Object Type
Prayer book
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Robert and Steven Rosenblatt
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 12:32:55
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