Whoever Saves A Single Life Saves The World Entire
23.50 in HIGH x 13.25 in WIDE
(59.69 cm HIGH x 33.65 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom center has: "Symbols: The World Entire (C) 1996 A.E. Originals * Amy E. Bartell * Box 6002 * Syracuse, NY 13217-6002 (315) 422-4406 / Postcard available" printed in black.

Poster depicts a paper cut art piece of shapes within an inverted triangle shape. The very top of the poster is black. The middle of the poster is white and gray vertical stripes. Bottom of poster has: "Whoever Destroys A Single Life / Destroys The Entire World; / Whoever Saves A Single Life / Saves The World Entire / Talmud" printed in blue, white, and multi-color against a black backround. Very bottom of poster has: "The Talmud is an ancient collection of commentary about Jewish Law. / During World War II, Hitler's Nazi party used variations on the triangle to identify citizens and prisoners in concentration camps according to religion, ideology, / sexual orientation and numerous other distinctions. Some, but certainly not all, of these symbols were: Yellow Star of David - Jews; Purple Triangle - Jehovah's Witnesses; Red Triangle - / Political Prisoners; Black Triangle - Asocials and Lesbians; Brown Triangle - Gypsies; Pink Triangle - Homosexuals; Blue Triangle - Emigres. Many prisoners wore a combination of symbols; / there were also markings which designated repeat offenders, flight risks, country of origin, etc. / This poster made possible by Debbie and Al Gaynes in memory of her grandfather, Chaim Ariyeh Chasan, who perished in Vilna in October, 1941." printed in black against a white backround.
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