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Aharon Ben-Zion Katz collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a set of tefillin and pouch relating to the experiences of Aharon Ben-Zion Katz and his son Nachman (later Nathan) before the Holocaust in Rietavas and Klaipeda, Lithuania, during the Holocaust in the ghetto in Siauliai, Lithuania, and in hiding in the countryside, and after the Holocaust in Israel and the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Nathan Katz, the son of Aharon Ben-Zion Katz.
Date
1900-1967
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Embroidered blue tefillin bag carried by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.251.1.1

Geography
received : Rietavas (Lithuania)
use : Siauliai (Lithuania)
Date
approximately 1900-1967
Embroidered blue tefillin bag carried by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.251.1.2

Geography
received : Rietavas (Lithuania)
use : Siauliai (Lithuania)
Date
approximately 1900-1967
Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.251.1.3

Geography
received : Rietavas (Lithuania)
use : Siauliai (Lithuania)
Date
approximately 1900-1967
Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding
 
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