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Boys from the Mosaisk Drengeskole (Mosaic Boys School).

Photograph | Photograph Number: 90003

Boys from the Mosaisk Drengeskole (Mosaic Boys School).

Among those pictured are Artur Arnheim (front row, left), Raphael Sampolinsky (second from left), Bent Melchior, grandson of chief rabbi (fifth from left), Manfred Hildershein (back row center), Siegried Vogel (third from right).

The Mosaic School for Boys and the Caroline School for Girls were established in the beginning of the nineteenth century for the purpose of acculturating the children of Russian Jewish immigrants into Danish culture. Though most of the teachers were not Jewish, the school also taught Jewish history and religion.

Copenhagen, Denmark
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Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Leo Goldberger
Record last modified: 2020-11-23 00:00:00
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