Group wedding, Lodz Ghetto
Gift of Elizabeth, Gail, and Sandy Peters
Id no. 1999.P.292, Photograph
Rywka Cala and Juda-Rubin Putersznyt?s are second and third from the left. Putersznyt?s father Israel is on the far left. Seated in the middle is Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, the leader of the Lodz Ghetto Judenrat (Jewish Council), who officiated at weddings.

Marriage reflects an attempt to sustain normal life in the ghetto and symbolizes the couple's hope for the future.

Discover more about this artifact and other stories from the Museum?s collection in, ?To Life: 36 Stories of Memory and Hope?
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