Rabbi Dr. Isaac B. Rose served as a Jewish chaplain Allied forces, Canadian army. After the liberation of Holland, Captain Rose was active in setting up a Jewish chaplain's center in Amsterdam that served Jewish survivors returning from the camps or from their hiding places during the war, as well as Allied soldiers. As a tribute to his services, a Dutch Jewish survivor presented Captain Rose with this characteristic Dutch Hanukkah menorah that survived the war. Back in Canada in 1947, Rabbi Rose married Leisje (Leesha) Bornstijn, a Jewish member of the Dutch underground whom he had met in Holland at the end of the war. In 1973 they immigrated to Israel.
Yad Vashem Artifacts Collection
Donated by Isaac and Leesha Rose, Jerusalem, Israel