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“Suddenly the Skies Darkened”. 1939: Jewish Families on the Brink of War

Yona Kobo

To mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the war, Yad Vashem recently uploaded a new online exhibition that presents the fate of Jewish families in the Holocaust beginning in 1939.

Online Exhibition “Suddenly the Skies Darkened. 1939: Jewish Families on the Brink of War"
Online Exhibition “Suddenly the Skies Darkened. 1939: Jewish Families on the Brink of War"

Rivka and Refael Majer surrounded by members of their family, Belgrade, 1935.  Nineteen of the individuals in the photograph were murdered in the Holocaust
Rivka and Refael Majer surrounded by members of their family, Belgrade, 1935. Nineteen of the individuals in the photograph were murdered in the Holocaust

Dedication from Hugo Schwarz to his daughter Marga, April 1939, Villingen, Germany
Dedication from Hugo Schwarz to his daughter Marga, April 1939, Villingen, Germany

Simcha and Elisheva Zabludowski (front, center) during their visit to Eretz Israel (Mandatory Palestine), 1937
Simcha and Elisheva Zabludowski (front, center) during their visit to Eretz Israel (Mandatory Palestine), 1937

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