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Passover Haggadah used at the Passover seder in 1941 by inmates at the Gurs camp

The Haggadah was handwritten from memory by camp inmate Aryeh Ludwig Zuckerman

Passover Haggadah used at the Passover seder in 1941 by inmates at the Gurs camp. The Haggadah was handwritten from memory by camp inmate Aryeh Ludwig Zuckerman

Rabbi Leo Ansbacher, the Gurs camp, 1941-2

Page from the Passover Haggadah handwritten before Passover 1941 in the Gurs camp and duplicated for the inmates. Right – last text of the Haggadah handwritten in Hebrew. Left – Passover songs and poems typed in Latin letters

Last page of the Passover Haggadah duplicated for the inmates of the Gurs camp before Passover 1941

The last page contains a dedication signed by Rabbi Ansbacher, Aryeh Zuckerman (the writer of the Haggadah), Dr. Rothschild (active on the welfare committee in the Gurs camp) and Max Ansbacher (Rabbi Ansbacher's brother).
The text in Hebrew reads: "You open Your hand and feed [every creature]" (Psalms 145:16).
The text in German reads: "During this period, the friends we made were a ray of light for us."
The text in French reads: "To our friend, Julien Samuel, the inexhaustible provider of additional food."