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Henriette Cohen-Weinstein

Eisenach, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 59 years



About Henriette Cohen-Weinstein

Several days after the German invasion Henriette Cohen-Weinstein committed suicide.
Amsterdam Municipal Archives; record card of Henriette Weinstein

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Under the pressure of the circumstances.

It is still an extremely sensitive topic: suicide during the Second World War. Historians have not known what to do with it for a long time. What is the place of suicide bombers in war history?

Remarkably little has been written on this subject and there seems to be no list of names or memorial books at all. The Digital Monument ( offers a place where relatives, sometimes for …

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About the family Cohen- Weinstein

Nethanel committed suicide together with his wife, Henriette Weinstein, on the 15th of May, 1940. They jumped into the river Amstel, at cemetery Zorgvlied.

When they were found Nethanel was already dead and his wife, Henriette, died a few days later.




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Henriette Cohen-Weinstein

Henriette trouwde 17 maart 1904 in Erfurt Dl met Netahanel Abraham Samuel Cohen (Oldenzaal, 14 maart 1872), zoon van Samuel Cohen en Rosette Witgensteiner.

Bron SAA archiefkaart Netahanel Abraham Samuel Cohen 14-3-1872

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