David Hamburger is a Hodson Trust Scholar at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Research for this article was generously sponsored by the John Koren Award for Holocaust Research and Education, granted by the Stulman Jewish Studies Program at Johns Hopkins University. More information about the Open Jewish Houses project is available in English here.
By David Hamburger
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