|Title||Vaad Hahatzala rescue mission with World War II concentration camp survivors at train station, Poland, ca. 1945-47 |
|Date||ca. 1945-1947 |
|Notes||Vaad Hahatzala was an Orthodox Jewish relief organization established by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada in 1939 initially to provide funds for rabbis and religious students in war-torn Europe and to work for their emigration. After World War II, the organization provided spiritual rehabilitation to concentration camp survivors and arranged for visas for refugee rabbis and religious students to the United States. Rabbi Solomon Wohlgelernter of Bikur Cholim in Seattle served as a delegate.|
Handwritten on verso: Vaad Hahatzala Rescue Mission, ca. 1945-47, Poland. Rabbi Isaac Halevi of Israel (bearded, next to flag). Rabbi Wohlgelernter in army cap.
Note from donor file: With survivors at train station. Rabbi with beard and sefer in his hand next to flag is Rabbi Isaac Halevi Herzog of Israel.
PH Coll 650 Rominek, Hadassah.1
|Subjects (LCSH)||Ex-concentration camp inmates--Poland|
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue--Poland
Vaad Hahatzala (Organization)
|Digital Collection||Jewish Archives Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Washington State Jewish Archives Photographs. PH Coll 650 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2008 |