Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU http://wlrn.org en How Posters Stolen By The Nazis Resurfaced At A Jewish Museum In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/how-posters-stolen-nazis-resurfaced-jewish-museum-south-florida <p>Hans Sachs left this earth without knowing what happened to his beloved poster collection.</p><p>In 1898, when Sachs was a teenager, he began collecting posters in Berlin of advertisements, political propaganda and rare pieces by famed artists such as Cheret, Kandinsky and Lucian Bernhard.</p><p>His passion for graphic art was so serious he amassed 12,500 posters and a separate collection of 18,000 tins, postcards and theater programs reflective of this art form.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:05:07 +0000 Andrea Richard 19640 at http://wlrn.org How Posters Stolen By The Nazis Resurfaced At A Jewish Museum In South Florida Jewish Museum Of Florida Shares Stories Of Struggles http://wlrn.org/post/jewish-museum-florida-shares-stories-struggles <p></p><p align="center" style="margin-left:7.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1887 Marcus </span>Weinkle’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> loving parents buried him alive. That act likely saved the 13-year-old’s life and certainly set in motion an odyssey that took him from his native Russia to, eventually, Central Florida.</span></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:02:00 +0000 Alexandra Pecharich 13636 at http://wlrn.org Jewish Museum Of Florida Shares Stories Of Struggles