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Kamea and Kofya are amulets from Salonica, Greece. The amulets were meant to be worn in women’ braids or chignon. The common embroidery motifs were ties, branches or eyes. 

The Omer Calendar serves to count the days from Passover, which commemorates the Exodus, to Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah.

The Swiss government requested that German passports be marked with the letter J for Jude, thus preventing Jews from passing themselves off as non-Jews and finding temporary shelter in Switzerland.

Passport of Basia Tchernenko.

Passport (#3275) of Adela Langerova, bound for the United States with her two children.

Passport (#50) of Sonia Komsky. Cover is black cloth with seal of the state of Mexico stamped in gold. Immigration document (#1609) of Sonia Komsky.

Black and white photograph. Fortress with shell damage, viewed through a hole in the wall. Part of Kitty Groen archive

Men, women, and children newly arrived in Israel, standing in line, facing right. Part of Kitty Groen archive.