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Diaries of Yehuda Bacon

Identifier: LBI-JMB-2015.1


This collection holds the diaries of the Israeli artist Yehuda Bacon.


  • 1945-2015


Language of Materials

This collection is in Czech, German, Hebrew and English.

Use Restrictions

There are restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Juedisches Museum Berlin, 9-14 Lindenstrasse, 10969 Berlin, Germany


Biographical Note

Yehuda Bacon was born in 1929 in Moravska Ostrava, then Czechoslovakia. At age thirteen he was deported to the Theresienstadt ghetto and then on to the Auschwitz concentration camp. In 1946 he emigrated to Palestine with the help of Youth Aliyah. He studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, where he became a professor of graphic and drawing in 1959.


15 Boxes