Elihu H. Rickel papers
Selected documents from Commander Elihu Rickel, pertaining to his service as a military chaplain with the U.S. Marine Corps, ministering to Jewish communities in North China, particularly in Tianjin (Tientsin), following World War II. Documents included correspondence, photographs, reports, and written testimony from Jewish émigrés from Europe who had fled their homelands to escape the Nazis prior to 1940. Also included are documents relating to a memorial service for Jewish victims of the Holocaust, held at Temple Beth-El in Buffalo, NY, where Rickel served as rabbi, in 1942.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Alice Rickel
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