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A letter from a rabbi requesting that Gustav Bauer be released for Yom Kippur.

A form distributed to the internees of Camp I (Île-aux-Noix, Quebec) asking them if working on Saturdays went against their religious convictions, circa 1940-1943.

– Courtesy Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee National Archives

Transcript

Refugee Camp “41” Ile aux Noix, Que.

______________19

I am unwilling to work on Saturdays under any circumstances, as it is against my religious convictions as a member of the Orthodox Jewish Faith.

_________________________ Signature .

Refugee Camp “41” Ile aux Noix, Que.

_________________19

I am willing to work on Saturdays if required to do so.

_________________________ Signature