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Sunium, Greece, Children taken from Christian shelters before their immigration to Eretz Israel.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

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  • Title: Sunium, Greece, Children taken from Christian shelters before their immigration to Eretz Israel.
  • Location: Sunium,Greece
  • Subject Keywords: Aliya , Vehicles , Postwar period , Children , "She’erith Hapletah" , Hachshara, Aliya training , Cemeteries
  • Origin: Eliahu Saknai
  • Name of submitter: Eliahu Saknai
  • Description: 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.
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Archival signature: 1742
  • Album number: FA210/98 , FA210/0
  • Album Title: 1945-1946, A photograph from an album portraying the activites of the Jewish settlement in Palestine's Aid Battalion for Greek Jews.

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