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Jewish wedding in Sofia

Film | Accession Number: 2021.89 | RG Number: RG-60.7172 | Film ID: 4510

The Jewish wedding of Aharon Mevorach and Lutzy Pincas in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1935 (probably in May). The couple arrives at the Central Synagogue of Sofia, poses, and greets guests. They move toward the exit of the synagogue where a carriage waits to transport the newly married couple to their home. Aharon's brother, Dr. Leon Mevorach, filmed the event. Family members shown include: Baruch and Dudah Mevorach; Dr. Daniel Pincas and Dora Pincas (nee Mevorach); Stefie (wife of Dr. Leon Mevorach who films the wedding) and their son Baruch (called Bubie), with a white beret; Baron Mevorah, the young boy with candles; and Dr. Joseph Benjamin and his daughter Marianne (Mimi) Benjamin.


Film Collection Title
Pincas Home Movies
Duration
00:02:42
Date
Event:  1935
Locale
Sofia, Bulgaria
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Israel Pincas and Museum of Jewish Heritage
 
Record last modified: 2021-09-27 14:57:06
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