Torah-style scroll and case signed by residents of Schlachtensee DP camp
Schlachtensee (Displaced persons camp);
Schlachtensee (Berlin, Germany)
Jewish Art and Symbolism
Jewish ceremonial objects
- Object Type
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rabbi Mayer Abramowitz
Torah-style scroll with blue velvet cover bearing the signatures of several residents of Schlachtensee DP camp in post war Germany. The scroll was dedicated to Harold Fishbein and dated 1946, in honor of Fishbein’s 25th wedding anniversary.
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Also in Harold Fishbein collection
The collection consists of a Torah-style scroll, correspondence, a manuscript, and photographs relating to the experiences of Harold Fishbein, Director of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration's (UNNRA) Schlachtensee displaced persons camp near Berlin, Germany, after the war.
The collection documents the post-war experiences of Harold Fishbein, Director of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration’s Schlachtensee DP camp (Düppel Center) near Berlin. Included is personal correspondence, a draft copy for a book he was writing about the DP camp, speech outlines and miscellaneous documents, and over 400 photographs depicting Fishbein, Schlachtensee DP camp, and displaced persons.