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Pinus Rubinstein collection

Document | Accession Number: 2015.607.1

The Pinus Rubinstein collection consists of a diary, in three volumes, kept by Rubinstein from 1900 to 1949, and written primarily while he lived in Bukovina, in Czernowitz and Sadagora (Chernivtsi and Sadhora, Ukraine). The diaries begin with Rubinstein’s adolescent years in Sadagora, his service in the Austrian Army in World War I, his marriage and life in Czernowitz in the inter-war years, life in German-occupied Czernowitz from 1941-1944, and his family’s post-war journey to Romania and Austria and eventually Israel. The diaries also contain poetry and stories from Rubinstein, signed under his pen name of Ben-Saar. The diaries were the partial basis for the publication "Der jüdische Vatikan in Sadagora, 1850-1950," a history of the Jewish community in that city, which Rubinstein published in Tel Aviv in 1958. The collection also includes a portrait photograph of the Czernowitz Hairdressers Academy, 1936, to which Pinus Rubinstein belonged and a visiting card for Ben-Saar (P. Rubinstein), in his role as chairman of the organization "Poale Tsedek," in Beit She'an, Israel, circa 1950.

inclusive:  circa 1900-1950
3 book enclosures
1 oversize box
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:02:27
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