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|Brief Description||"Ba - Ma'aleh" - a pioneering training farm in Hochland for four Zionist youth movements||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||32147p||Similar Items|
|Donor||Lehar Zvia||Similar Items|
|Period||After World War II||Similar Items|
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The "Ba - Ma'aleh" pioneering training farm (hachshara) of the Dror, Habonim, Nocham (United Pioneering Youth) and Ha - Shomer ha - Tsa'ir youth movements in Hochland. In the photo: self - defense and paramilitary training exercises for hachshara members. Also in the photo: Henry Cohen (foreground, with his back to the camera), Director of the Foehrenwald DP camp, who was assigned to the post by UNRRA and the US army.
UNRRA (the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) was established as an organization for aiding refugees, displaced persons and nationals of the Allied Powers in the countries of Europe liberated from Nazi German occupation, and in the Far East.
See: "Encyclopedia of the Holocaust" (Yad Vashem, ed. I. Gutman), NY: Macmillan, 1990, vol. 4, pp. 1538 - 1540.