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Herdenk Betje de Hond-Kattenburg

Betje de Hond-Kattenburg

Amsterdam, – Sobibor,

Reached the age of 52 years


Meyer de Hond and his family

Meyer de Hond attended the Nederlands-Israëlitisch Seminarium (Dutch-Jewish seminary), where he sat for the maggid examination (qualifying him to serve as a rabbi at congregations with under 1,000 members). At the University of Amsterdam he took a degree in the classics. He did not get on with Chief Rabbi Dünner, who was in charge of the seminary. He failed the morenu examination, which would have…

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