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.
Contains the personal correspondence of Harold Fishbein, Director of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration's (UNNRA) Schlachtensee displaced persons camp near Berlin, Germany. Also contains a draft copy for a book Mr. Fishbein was writing about the DP camp and his experiences as its director. Over 400 photographs of Mr. Fishbein, the Schlachtensee camp, and displaced persons are included in the collection.