Prinz, Joachim (1902-1988): Papers 1936-1937


Prinz, Joachim (1902-1988): Papers, 1936-1937

Prinz, Joachim (1902-1988): Papers 1936-1937

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Prinz, Joachim, 1902-1988 (person)

Joachim Prinz was born in Burchartsdorf, Germany, in 1902, and ordained by the Breslau Jewish Theological Seminary in 1925. In 1926 he became rabbi of the Berlin Jewish community. His adherence to the Zionist movement brought him into conflict with the leaders of the Berlin Jewish community. Prinz continually attacked Nazism from his pulpit, even after Hitler came to power, and was arrested several times by the Gestapo. In 1937 he held his last meeting with his congregation before emigrating to ...