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Unique collection bequeathed to Jewish Museum in Berlin

The Jewish Museum, Berlin.
The Jewish Museum, Berlin. Image by Dominic Simpson / CC BY 2.0

The Jewish Museum in Berlin has been gifted a remarkable collection of artefacts documenting the life of a Jewish teacher who was murdered by the Nazis in 1942. The estate was bequeathed to the museum by teacher Fritz Wachsner’s granddaughter, Marianne, who received the box containing items such as photo albums, letters and identification documents when she was an adult. The first exhibition of documents will go on display this week. Read more: dw.de