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1945-1946, A photograph from an album portraying the activites of the Jewish settlement in Palestine's Aid Battalion for Greek Jews.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

The album contains photographs of members of the Aid Battalion in Egypt and their activities in Greece: a gathering of survivors, "Hachshara", training in camps near Athens, bringing immigrants to a temporary camp at Sunium and helping them to immigrate to Eretz Israel. The album also includes well known pictures from the liberation of Mauthausen, from the ruined Jewish cemetery in Saloniki and a number of prewar family photographs.

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  • Title: 1945-1946, A photograph from an album portraying the activites of the Jewish settlement in Palestine's Aid Battalion for Greek Jews.
  • Subject Keywords: "She’erith Hapletah" , Aliya , Hachshara, Aliya training , Postwar period , Cemeteries
  • Origin: Eliahu Saknai
  • Name of submitter: Eliahu Saknai
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 1742
  • Album number: FA210/0

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