Fritz KaufmannCollection 1934-1958 bulk 1934-1936
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Philosopher, 1859-1938 From the guide to the Edmund Husserl Collection, 1921, 1929, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives) ...
20th century German-Polish-Jewish Rabbi, scholar, and a leader of Progressive Judaism. On 27 Jan. 1943, he was deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp. He became the "honorary head" of the Council of Elders (Judenrat) in Theresienstadt. As such, he was protected from transports and with his protection list, could also save his relatives from transports, among others his grand-niece Ruth (b. 1925). Moreover, Baeck became "prominent", which meant that he had better accommodation, better ...