Documents re: the 1200 Jews Released from Theresienstadt

Identifer: CJF.2016.020.026

Medium
Paper;Inks

Topics
Agudas HaRabonim (The Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada); Agudath Israel of America; American Rescue & Relief Efforts

Description
The Union of Orthodox Rabbis in the United States and Canada, in association with Agudat Israel had worked with the J.M. Musy (the former Swiss Preident), to made 20 Million Swiss francs available to secure the release of Jews from Theresienstadt. The release from Theresienstadt began on February 4, 1945; the majority of prisoners released being elderly men and women. 

Related person
Rabbi Eliezer Silver

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