Letter : Paper : Typed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 9 3/8 in. x W: 8 in.
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[Later than 1945-09-17]
2 pages, single-sided. Folded 3 times horizontally and once vertically. Document is a first-hand account of Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur services with Jewish survivors in the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp. Written by Abraham Brenner, one of ten Jewish Canadian soldiers who attended the services.
Narrative: In 1945, Signalman Abraham (Abe) Brenner was serving in Hanover, Germany. He sent this account to his friend Bill Berger, editor of the Y Beacon newspaper in Montreal. Abe Brenner was born in Montreal on February 28, 1912. After the war, he married and worked as a butcher.