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Benjamin Goldman collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-001-h-r

Content Description

This collection holds a Tefillin, two small black boxes, each containing specific passages from the Torah, that Orthodox Jewish males over the age of thirteen traditionally wear during prayer services. The wearing of Tefillin is considered a mitzvah, or good deed. Judith Baron donated the Tefillin, this was her great-great-grandfather. This Tefillin has been in her family for many generations. Her great great grandfather was originally from Weimar, Germany. He passed it down to Benjamin Goldman, who is Judith's great grandfather. During the beginnging of Nazi influences, Benjamin Goldman fled Germany with the Tefillin to Missouri. The Tefillin is stored in a black velvet pouch with a purple Star of David..

Dates

  • 1900 - 1939

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

There is no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Extent

0.54 Linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection holds a Tefillin, two small black boxes, each containing specific passages from the Torah, that Orthodox Jewish males over the age of thirteen traditionally wear during prayer services. The wearing of Tefillin is considered a mitzvah, or good deed.

Physical Location

Oskar Schindler Archive

Condition Description

Good
Title
Finding Aid for the Benjamin Goldman collection
Status
Completed
Author
Tiana Taliep
Date
1/14/2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Oskar Schindler Archives Repository

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