Author:YOSEF (Joseph) HIRSCH

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1940 - 1942 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN HUNGARIAN LANGUAGE MANUSCRIPT OF A JEWISH REFUGEE IN ISRAEL, KEPT AT THE NOTED DETENTION CAMP AT ATLIT AND THEN WORKING ON A KIBBUTZ IN THE MOUNTAINOUS GALILEE

By: YOSEF (Joseph) HIRSCH

Price: $5,585.99

Publisher: ATLIT DETENTION CAMP to KIBBUTZ KFAR MASARYK, 1940

Seller ID: 0009089

Condition: Good


On offer are a diary and letter of the detainee Yosef Hirsch, written during and after his time at the detention camp for the illegal immigrants to Mandate Palestine in Atlit. Joseph Hirsch was born in Romania in 1918. In 1939 he boarded an illegal immigrant ship sailing to Eretz Israel. On January 14, 1940, the ship was stopped by a British warship, from where they were taken to the port of Haifa and to the detention camp at Atlit, was released on April 21, 1940 and worked on a kibbutz in the village of Masaryk in what is now Northern Israel, in the Western Galilee. The diary covers the perio... View more info