Jacobus Kann
forgotten founder of Tel Aviv

Tracing request concerning KANN JACOBUS

Judah Magnes sends letter to trace Jacobus Kann and his wife Anna Polak. They knew she was in Westerbork, they didn’t know if destination was Theresienstadt or Bergen Belsen. Magnes tried to get an immigration certificate from the British during WWII for Kann and his wife.

source: Arolsen collection