Documenting the Decline and Fall of the Weimar Republic

One German-Jewish doctor’s collection of campaign materials from 1919-1933 would certainly have been lost had he not deposited them in Jerusalem’s National Library before his death at the hands of the Nazis.

German-Jewish eye doctor Arthur Czellitzer had a keenly developed sense of history. In the glory days of the Weimar Republic, from 1919 to 1933, Czellitzer...