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|Catalog No.||12527||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||Young Jews from Vienna (Wien), under the auspices of the Youth Aliyah, sailing to Mandate Palestine||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||34388||Similar Items|
|Period||Before World War II||Similar Items|
|Date of event||1939||Similar Items|
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Young Jews from Vienna (Wien), under the auspices of the Youth Aliyah, sailing to Mandate Palestine. In the photo: Aron Menczer (standing to the right of the captain who wears a visored cap), a counselor in the movement and a director of the Youth Aliya in Vienna. Photographed in 1939.
1. Menczner escorted the movement members to Palestine. He stayed in Palestine fox six weeks to oversee their absorption before going back to Vienna. The members were sent to the "Ahava" institute in Kiryat Bialik. For details about Aron Menczer, see Photo No. 12519.
2. The Youth Aliya [Hebrew: Aliyat ha - No'ar] was a program for rescuing Jewish children and youth from Nazi - occupied countries, by organizing and aiding their immigration to Mandate Palestine. Close