A Shofar in Bergen-Beisen | Ester Jungreis & Rosh Hashanah | USC Shoah Foundation #shorts

A Shofar in Bergen-Beisen | Ester Jungreis & Rosh Hashanah | USC Shoah Foundation #shorts
A Shofar in Bergen-Beisen | Ester Jungreis & Rosh Hashanah | USC Shoah Foundation #shorts

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A Shofar in Bergen-Beisen | Ester Jungreis & Rosh Hashanah | USC Shoah Foundation #shorts

In this USC Shoah Foundation YouTube Short, Esther explains how cigarettes were obtained in her barrack in exchange for a shofar. She remembers the joyful feeling upon hearing the shofar blowing during a celebration of Rosh Hashanah – the holiday commemorating the start of the Jewish New Year – in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp.

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