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Object ID

2022.1.58

Object Name

Attestation

Date

1941

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Page with photograph stapled in top right corner, purple handstamp on bottom half of photograph, typewritten 'Bestatigung' underlined at center.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

Document on Spanish Consulate in Thessaloniki letterhead during the German occupation confirming Mentech Saltiel’s address and that he is a Spanish subject. It is dated June 29, 1941, just two months after the occupation, and signed by Solomon Ezrati. Ezrati served as a Vice-Consul at the Spanish consulate in Thessaloniki, Greece. He worked closely with Consul General Romero Radigales helping save Sephardi Jews and was acknowledged as such by Yad Vashem. Jewish himself, Ezrati was arrested along with other Spanish nationals and deported to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. He survived the war.

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9 1/4 x 8 3/4"

Keywords

Mentech Saltiel, Solomon Ezrati, Thessaloniki

Subcollection

Diplomats, Thessaloniki

Spanish Vice-Consul in Thessaloniki, Greece, Solomon Ezrati Signed Attestation of Citizenship for Mentech Saltiel, Sephardi Jew in Thessaloniki During German Occupation

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