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A play by captured kibbutz members in the Abassiya prison camp, Egypt, 1948.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

A play being performed by Israeli POWs, members of Kibbutz Nitzanim. The photograph was found in the pocket of an Egyptian officer after the recapture of the kibbutz by Israel. From a collection photographed by Arie Ben Menachem after his immigration to Mandatory Palestine and before the establishment of the State of Israel.

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  • Title: A play by captured kibbutz members in the Abassiya prison camp, Egypt, 1948.
  • Location: Egypt
  • Subject Keywords: Postwar period , Prisoners , Cultural life
  • Origin: Arie Ben Menachem
  • Name of submitter: Nina Shpringer Aharoni
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 6242/41

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