A Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

A Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

Dovid Reidel, Director of Research & Archive Division of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., shows plea for rescue, left, that was smuggled out of France’s Vittel internment camp on a coat lining in 1944, and the 1942 diary of Dr. Hillel Seidman, written in the Warsaw Ghetto, both part of the museum’s collection. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.
Program Coordinator Miryam Gordon, left, of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., leads a tour of the museum’s “Precious Gift: Rescue and Shanghai” exhibit with a group of students from Brooklyn’s Nefesh Academy. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.
Program Coordinator Miryam Gordon, left, of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., leads a tour of the museum’s “Precious Gift: Rescue and Shanghai” exhibit with a group of students from Brooklyn’s Nefesh Academy. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.
Director & CEO Rabbi Sholom Friedmann of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, is interviewed at the facility in Brooklyn, N.Y. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.

A Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

Dovid Reidel, Director of Research & Archive Division of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., shows plea for rescue, left, that was smuggled out of France’s Vittel internment camp on a coat lining in 1944, and the 1942 diary of Dr. Hillel Seidman, written in the Warsaw Ghetto, both part of the museum’s collection. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.
Program Coordinator Miryam Gordon, left, of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., leads a tour of the museum’s “Precious Gift: Rescue and Shanghai” exhibit with a group of students from Brooklyn’s Nefesh Academy. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.
Program Coordinator Miryam Gordon, left, of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., leads a tour of the museum’s “Precious Gift: Rescue and Shanghai” exhibit with a group of students from Brooklyn’s Nefesh Academy. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.
Director & CEO Rabbi Sholom Friedmann of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, is interviewed at the facility in Brooklyn, N.Y. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.

A Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

Dovid Reidel, Director of Research & Archive Division of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., holds a talit, or prayer shawl, part of the museum’s collection, that belonged to Mendel Landau, in 1944, of Auschwitz, Poland. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.

A Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

Dovid Reidel, Director of Research & Archive Division of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., displays an 1893 prayer book, part of the museum’s collection, that was retrieved by a U.S. soldier from the Theresienstadt concentration camp in Czechoslovakia during World War II. Currently housed in a temporary space far from city subway lines, the museum is hoping to move to a permanent location.

A Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

Director of Collections Shoshana Greenwald at the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., talks about the 1945 uniform of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp survivor Chaim Schmidt, in the museum’s archive room. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust.
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