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Notebook
Notebook
The book contains lists relating to the people in Theresienstadt, deliveries of food etc. and belonged to Moritz Oppenheim, who was interned in Theresienstadt. It covers the period September 1943-1944 (The Danish Jewish Museum).
Phrase book
Phrase book
A German-Norwegian glossary for soldiers. In the book certain phrases have been marked, among others the phrase: "If you lie, you will be shot" and "You stay here as a hostage." Brought back to Denmark from Theresienstadt by Ralph Oppenheim.
Animals
Animals
Bedbugs were part of the filthy conditions in the concentration camp Theresienstadt. This one has been carefully pressed and saved (Photo: Ole Akhøj / The Danish Jewish Museum).
The yellow star
The yellow star
Even in the Nazi concentration camps the Jews had to wear the yellow star. Danish Jews never wore it except in Theresienstadt.
Special event
Special event
A ticket from Theresienstadt, where a jazz concert was held on April 6, 1945 (The Danish Jewish Museum).
Shabbat
Shabbat
A married couple from Denmark and one from Austria attempted to keep the Jewish holidays in Theresienstadt. The Austrian man succeeded in making a set of silver Shabbat candle holders. The candle holders were given to the Danish couple in recognition that they would probably survive. The Austrian couple were sent to Auschwitz. The candle holders were brought back to Denmark, but were never again used for their purpose (Photo: Ole Akhøj / Dansk Jødisk Museum).

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