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Tikkun prayer book

Object | Accession Number: 1989.117.1

Jewish prayer book carried by Goddle Chudi while umprisoned in several camps before entrusting it to Isaac Neuman in 1945 in Ebensee. It was given to Goddle by his father before the war. It was probably charred during the Nazi book burning party in Ebensee. A Tikkun is "an unpointed copy of the printed Pentateuch used for practice in reading the Scroll of the Law," in other words a printed copy of the Five Books of Moses (the Torah) used to practice Torah readings.

publication/distribution:  approximately 1879
publication: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Object Type
Prayer books (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Isaac Neuman
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:55:43
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