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Candlesticks taken to Vilna by Polish Jewish refugees

A pair of candlesticks, bought in Poland and used every Friday evening during observance of the Jewish Sabbath. Polish Jewish refugees fleeing the German invasion of Poland in 1939 carried these candlesticks with them to Vilna.


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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Collections
  • Sarah Landesman - From the USHMM exhibition Flight and Rescue

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Candlesticks taken to Vilna by Polish Jewish refugees [LCID: 2000h68v]