Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Hanukkah in Lodz 1948


From the Times of Israel Facebook page

This photo is from Hanukkah in Lodz, Poland, 1948.
The photo is of a Hanukkah party at the Coordination Committee Orphanage.
All the children in the orphanage had been hidden by non-Jewish families during the war.

CREDIT: USHMM - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Yad Vashem Photo Archives FA262/A33


  1. https://www.miesiecznik.znak.com.pl/dlugi-cien-zaglady-historie-ocalalych-dzieci/ Long shadow of the Holocaust. Children-survivors.

  2. https://emro.libraries.psu.edu/record/index.php?id=1772 A documentary mentioned by Michlic.


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