The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive Collection

Boxing Championship

11 Minutes, 1947
Genre:
Documentary
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Directed by: Unknown
Photographer: Yaakov Jonilowicz
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A film produced by the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews (ZK) about a boxing competition of Holocaust survivors in Germany’s 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.

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הירשמו לרשימת התפוצה שלנו והישארו מעודכנים

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