Boxing Championship of Sh'erit ha Pletah

Boxing Championship

1947
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A film produced by the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews (ZK) about a boxing competition of Holocaust survivors in Germanys American Zone.
Hundreds of audiences watch a series of boxing matches between Holocaust survivors in a hall in Munich. The crowd sings the poem Hatikvah at the opening of the event. Speeches by the chairman of ZK Abraham Treger, Jewish-German politician Philipp Auerbach, and a foreign officer follow. Afterward, boxing matches between youth and adults take place. Trophies are awarded to the winners at the end of the event.
(Camera: Jakob Jonilowicz)

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