The auction will take place on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 18:00 (Israel time).
Aliyah Youth from Germany - Seven Photographs. 1930s
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Seven photographs depicting different stages of immigrants from Germany's Youth Aliyah to Eretz Israel as part of the Jewish Agency's accelerated efforts to raise Jews from Germany to Israel due to Hitler's rise to power in Germany and intensifying anti-Semitic measures against Jews. The 1930s.
In the photos: Immigrants to Palestine on the train on their departure from Germany, photographs from a propaganda conference of the "Youth Aliyah" - signs in Hebrew and Yiddish with the caption: "Aliyah in all roads and all conditions", immigrants who arrived in Eretz Israel, and more.
In 1932 in Germany, Jewish boys were fired from their jobs for being Jewish. The boys turned to Racha Friyar to help them find a job. Following this appeal, and the cumulative difficulties of German Jewish youth as a result of rising anti-Semitism, Racha Freier made the proposal to bring Jewish youth from Germany to Palestine. In August 1933, at the 18th Zionist Congress in Prague, a decision was made to establish an office that would work for the settlement of German-born Jews in Palestine. Haim Weizman was appointed head of the factory, and Arthur Rupin was appointed director of this department at the Jewish Agency. Henrietta Szold was asked to coordinate the treatment of youth immigration. Initially she refused, but after visiting Germany she took on the role. By the time World War II broke out, about 5,000 boys and girls immigrated to Palestine through the youth Immigration.
various sizes, good condition. Two of the photographs are probably from a ceremony held after the Holocaust in memory of the saints who fell in Krakow.