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The Sephiha family conducts High Holiday services in their apartment on rue Theodore Verhaegen in Saint-Gilles, Brussels, Belgium.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 30369

The Sephiha family conducts High Holiday services in their apartment on rue Theodore Verhaegen in Saint-Gilles, Brussels, Belgium.

David Sephiha led the Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services for other Judeo-Espagnols as an act of resistance since the Nazis had closed all synagogues.

From left to right are Jacques Sephiha, David Nissim Sephiha, Albert Sephiha, Elie Ariel (husband of Elise Sephiha) and Haim Sephiha.

Date
September 1942
Variant Locale
Brussel
Bruxelles
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Haim-Vidal Sephiha
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Record last modified: 2008-10-02 00:00:00
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