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Germany > Berlin: cast bronze Work Creation Charity of the Berlin Jewish Community medal, 1935-36; not maker-marked; 60mm, 78.95g. Obv.: mother helping child; Ger. leg. "Aufbringun
Item code: 0130033

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Germany > Berlin: cast bronze Work Creation Charity of the Berlin Jewish Community medal, 1935-36; not maker-marked; 60mm, 78.95g. Obv.: mother helping child; Ger. leg. "Aufbringungswerk Judische Gemeinde Berlin" ("Work creation Jewish Community Berlin"). Rev.: Star of David w/Heb. prayer ("Ashrey") & Ger. translation "You [the Lord] open Your hand and sustain all living things". Charity probably headed by Rabbi Meir (Martin) Salomonski (1881-1944), former WWI German Army field Rabbi & founder of Berlin Liberal Synagogue; served to preserve the financial stability of Jewish institutions under Third Reich. In EF-AU.