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  • 1
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    Pages: 30 pages (singlespaced) : , typewritten.
    Year of publication: 1914-1950
    Keywords: Jews 19th century. ; Jews 20th century. ; Palestine History 1938-1948. ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Autobiography.
    Abstract: Account of life in Germany during World War I; emigration to Palestine and depiction of life there since 1938.
    Note: Available on microfilm , German , Synopsis in file
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  • 2
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    Language: German
    Pages: 14 pages : , handwritten manuscript.
    Year of publication: 1958
    Keywords: Gurs (Concentration camp) ; Health. ; Jews Persecution 1933-1945. ; Physicians. ; France. ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Memoirs
    Abstract: Description of medical situation in the internment camp of Gurs, written by a camp inmate who worked there as a physician.
    Abstract: An English translation by Anne Kaiser is attached to the paper version (neither microfilmed nor digitized).
    Note: Available on microfilm , German
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  • 3
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    Mainz :[publisher not identified],
    Language: German
    Pages: 4 , typescript (photocopy).
    Year of publication: 1868
    Former Title: Lebensabriss.
    Keywords: Rosenbaum, Mendel, ; Country life. ; Orthodox Judaism. ; Rabbis. ; Bavaria (Germany) ; Franconia (Germany) ; Zell (Hof, Germany) ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Memoirs
    Abstract: Transcript of an obituary for Rabbi Mendel Rosenbaum (1782-1868); refers to fight between orthodox and liberal Judaism in 19th century Bavaria.
    Note: Available on microfilm; Copy on MF 83(16) , some Hebrew , German
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  • 4
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    Language: English
    Pages: 5 pages (single space) : , typescript (carbon copy).
    Keywords: Jews Persecution 1933-1945. ; Kristallnacht, 1938. ; Jewish leadership. ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Memoirs
    Abstract: An account of Kristallnacht (“the Sicilian Vespers for Jews”) in a letter by an unnamed young woman, secretary of a Jewish congregation in Germany. Rendered into English by Ernest I. Jacob.
    Note: Available on microfilm , English
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  • 5
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    Language: English
    Pages: 560 pages (double space) : , Typewritten manuscript (carbon copy).
    Keywords: Folklore ; Fasts and feasts Judaism. ; Hasidism. ; Hotelkeepers. ; Jewish families 19th century. ; Jewish religious education. ; Jewish way of life. ; Jews Social life and customs 19th century. ; Jews Social life and customs 19th century. ; Judaism Liturgy. ; Judaism Customs and practices. ; Orthodox Judaism. ; Rabbis. ; Voyages and travels. ; World War, 1914-1918. ; Hungary. ; New York (N.Y.) ; Slovakia. ; Vienna (Austria) ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Memoirs
    Abstract: The memoirs start at the "Hotel Vienna" in New York, where the author starts his reflection on his childhood in Vamia, a small Hungarian-Slovak town. Predominance of Hungarian and Magyar culture within the official institutions and schools. German and Yiddish were the main languages for the Hasidic Jewish community besides knowledge of Hungarian, Slovak and Hebrew. Superstition and mysticism within the general populace. Business connection with Vienna, the capital of the monarchy. Description of the Hasidic Jewish community and its members. Jewish education and studies with the well-respected Rabbi Shloimo Gasser. Reflection on Jewish traditions and circumcision rites. Description of certain characters in the community. Recollections of Jewish wedding ceremonies and engagement traditions. Celebration of Jewish holidays within the family and the Jewish community. Detailed portrayal of ritual and liturgy. Description of the synagogue's interior and its functions for the celebration of the holidays. Reflection on the Jewish history throughout the centuries. Rich recollection of stories and myths in the Hasidic tradition. Description of certain food customs and clothing traditions. Trip with the author's grandfather to Belz, where they spend Yom Kippur at the Belz wonder rabbi (Tzadik). Detailed description of prayers and the encounter with the Tzadik at the Kol Nidre night.
    Abstract: Changing scene to the "Cafe Zentral" in Vienna, the meeting place of intellectuals. The author studied at the Vienna Theological Seminary and composed short stories for newspapers. Story about the fate of two female Jewish protagonists (Sonya and Katya). Recollections of World War One. Detailed description of a Sabbath celebrations and scholastic discussions. Reflection on "eshes chayil". The author emigrated with his wife to the United States. They settled in New York, where he took over the management of the "Hotel Vienna". Recollections of the World Congress of Jewish Women in New York. Description of the spas in Bohemia.
    Note: Available on microfilm , English , Synopsis in file, table of contents
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  • 6
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    Language: German
    Pages: 28 , typescript (photocopy).
    Keywords: Dachau (Concentration camp) ; Jews Persecution 1933-1945. ; Kristallnacht, 1938. ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Memoirs
    Abstract: Detailed description of personal experiences in Dachau concentration camp.
    Note: Available on microfilm , German
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  • 7
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    [Place of publication not identified] :[publisher not identified],
    Language: German
    Pages: 26 pages : , handwritten (copies).
    Year of publication: 1936
    Former Title: No title
    Keywords: Refugees 1933-1945. ; Great Britain Emigration and immigration 1933-1945. ; Paris (France) ; Brussels (Belgium) ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Memoirs
    Abstract: Letter in diary form written on June 12th, 1936 and thereafter on board of the ship 'Britannic', describing experiences as refugee.
    Note: Available on microfilm , German
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  • 8
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    Language: German
    Pages: 125 pages : , typescript (copy).
    Keywords: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) ; Dachau (Concentration camp) ; Antisemitism. ; Deportation. ; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) ; Intellectual life Concentration camps. ; Jews Persecutions. ; Austria History Anschluss, 1938. ; Vienna (Austria) ; Autobiographies ; Biographical sources ; Memoirs
    Abstract: Fragment of the Holocaust memoir by an unknown Jew from Vienna, Austria, containing his testimony about the events surrounding his arrest and imprisonment in the Dachau concentration camp.
    Abstract: Recollections of the Nazi take-over in Austria in March of 1938. Life in Nazi Austria and description frequent of attacks on Jewish people. The author was arrested in the first months after the “Anschluss” in his apartment, leaving behind his wife and child. Conditions of his arrest. Detailed account of the author’s transport to concentration camp Dachau, where they were forced to endure constant humiliations and attacks by SS troops. Detailed description of their arrival at the Dachau concentration camp. Account of the conditions and routines of the camp. Daily round up calls and hard physical labor. Frequent subjections to beatings by sadistic SS guards. Description of different classifications among inmates, from political prisoners to “asocials” and criminals. Description of different methods of torture and punishment. Recollections of various prominent members of the former Austrian government as well as a few members of the nobility, who had to endure special punishment in the camp. Description of different work groups with different dangers and difficulties. Cultural life and activities. Outbreak of the war and transport to Buchenwald concentration camp under similar duress as during the first transport. Arrival in Buchenwald and life in the camp under terrible circumstances. Scarceness of food and lacking hygienic conditions.
    Note: German
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  • 9
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    Language: German
    Pages: 7 pages : , typed.
    Keywords: Antisemitism. ; Judaism. ; Race. ; Race awareness. ; Manuscripts.
    Abstract: Essay attempting to prove that a Jewish race as such does not exist, but is part of the larger white race.
    Abstract: Includes some additional handwritten lines by Dr. John Rothschild on page 7.
    Note: Available on microfilm , German
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  • 10
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    Language: German
    Pages: 37 pages : , typescript (fragment).
    Former Title: Untitled
    Keywords: Talmud. ; Deaf. ; Deaf Institutional care. ; Jews Medicine. ; Judaism Customs and practices. ; Manuscripts.
    Abstract: Essay on the traditional perception of deaf and mute people in bible and Talmud, including prescriptions for education as well as medical and social treatment.
    Note: Available on microfilm , German
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