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|Catalog No.||18555||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||A conference of teachers among the Holocaust survivor community in Germany, held in the Bamberg DP camp.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||28780p||Similar Items|
|Donor||Perosh Chaim||Similar Items|
|Period||After World War II||Similar Items|
|Date of event||1948||Similar Items|
|databank||Photo Archive||Similar Items|
A conference of teachers among the Holocaust survivor community in Germany, held in the Bamberg DP camp. The banner displayed across the front of the head table has the text, in Hebrew: "The Soul of the People is its Language." In the photo, seated at the head table:
Kwasznik (on the right), the representative of the cultural department of the JDC,
two representatives of the American military government (second and third from the right),
Chaim Parush (fourth from the right), a director of UNRRA,
Shabtai (third from the left), an Israeli journalist,
Dr. Chwinig (speaking, second from the left), the chairman of the cultural department that operated alongside the "Central Committee of the Liberated Jews" of postwar Germany,
and Dr. Menachem Koczuk (on the left), the chairman of the Jewish Agency in Bamberg.
Photographed in 1948.
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC; also known as the Joint; JDC): American Jewry's overseas relief and rehabilitation agency, founded in 1914. See "Encyclopedia of the Holocaust" vol. 2, pp. 752 - 756. Close