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Mavro (Moshe) Frankfurter, Rabbi

Birthdate: (66)
Death: April 1941 (66)
Vinkovci, Yugoslavia (Suicide)
Immediate Family:

Son of David Frankfurter and Katerina Frankfurter
Husband of Rebekka (Rivka) Miriam? Rivka Frankfurter
Father of David Frankfurter; Alfons (Avraham) Frankfurter and Ruth Levy

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About Mavro (Moshe) Frankfurter, Rabbi

Mavro Frankfurter was the rabbi of the Yugoslav town of Vinkovci.

His son David had shot Wilhelm Gustloff in Switzerland in 1936. Then, Mavros had condemned his son's action.

In 1941, as the German soldiers occupied the town, Rabbi Frankfurter was made to stand on a table while the soldiers spat in his face, pulled out the hair from his long beard, and struck him with their rifle butts.


The Holocaust - Martin Gilbert, page 148

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Mavro (Moshe) Frankfurter, Rabbi's Timeline

July 9, 1909
Age 34
Daruvar, Općina Daruvar, Bjelovar-Bilogora County, Croatia
April 1941
Age 66