Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival. 7:00 p.m. David Friedmann – Lost and Found Portraits of the Prague Jewish Community 1940-1941

Congregation Shaara Tfille and The Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs 84 Weibel Avenue, Saratoga Springs

David Friedmann,1893-1980, was an accomplished painter, renowned for his portraits drawn from life, and a leading Berlin press artist of the 1920’s. As a refugee in Prague, he produced portraits of the Jewish Community during the Nazi occupation. Numerous subjects were prominent Zionists, who became heads of Theresienstadt Ghetto and murdered in Auschwitz. One of […]