b&w photo of a wooden three-story home with girls lining the balconytext on the back of the postcard

A postcard sent from the Bais Yaakov vacation home in Rabka, the Tatra mountains, 1928. Courtesy of the Joint Distribution Committee Photograph Archive, NY_01585.

 

The back of the postcard has a printed German message that reads:

 

‘The fourth professionalization course of Bais Yaakov began at the end of June and will conclude, God willing, at the end of September. Participants include teachers-in-training from the Kraków seminary, the teacher training course in Warsaw, and more advanced teachers from Poland and Austria, totalling 124 people. In the name of all these participants, we send our friends and supporters warm greetings and best wishes on the upcoming Jewish holidays’.

 

The card is signed by ‘The teaching faculty: Dr L. Deutschländer, A.S. Frydman, Frau Sara Schenirer, Eva Landberg, Judith Rosenbaum, Frau R. Deutschländer, Lotka Szczarańska, Linke Schreiber’.

 

Tags:

Identifier: JDC2018.001 and JDC2018.002
Title: Postcard From the Rabka Summer Colony Home
Date: 1928
Archive: Joint Distribution Committee Photograph Archive, NY_01585.
Geographic Location: Rabka, Tatra mountains.
Rights: Creative Commons Attribution + Noncommercial + NoDerivatives
Summary: A postcard sent from the Bais Yaakov vacation home in Rabka, the Tatra mountains. The back of the postcard has a printed German message