Additional Sources- Jakob’s Torah

To learn about other historical Torah scrolls in the area, and to get even more contextual information about Jakob’s Torah, we recommend The Pittsburgh Torah Scrolls Project, created by students of Dr. Rachel Kranson’s “Jews and Judaism: Modern” course at the University of Pittsburgh in Spring 2017. 

More about Jews in Lausitz: 

About Kristallnacht:

More about German Jews in Shanghai: 

Harbor from the Holocaust, a PBS documentary about Jewish refugees in Shanghai during WWII: 

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle article about Pittsburgh’s Holocaust Torahs:

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