When Nazi officials confiscated the faded white Torah covering, they stamped the Reichsadler — the emblematic German eagle and swastika — onto the inner fabric. The valuable 1868 piece, stitched in Transylvania, was intended for display in the Central Jewish Museum in Prague,...
April 1, 2009 | 7:59 pm
A belt. Sheet music. A miniature 18th century Megillah scroll, its parchment worn and browned.
People hung onto whatever they could through the Holocaust, hiding items in walls, in attics... read full article