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Kahn, Sarah



Sarah Kahn sewed a whimple for her son Yaacov Ben Naftali Kahn in Boppard, Germany. Her husband was Naphtali Ben Moshe. The family changed the last name to Kerr when they immigrated to New York.

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Kern Family Tefillin Bag and Wimple

Identifier: B189
Abstract Sarah Kahn made a traditional wimple made from the swaddling cloths of Yaacov Ben Naftali Kahn from Boppard, Germany, in 1899. d to the Hupah (marriage canopy) and to good deeds. Amen. Selah." When the Kahn family came to America in 1938, they changed their name to Kern. In 1940, Charles Kern, Yaacov's brother, married Edith Stern in New York City and the couple moved to Denver, Colorado. Edith Stern was born in Germany in 1914 and emigrated to the United States in 1935. She died in Denver...
Dates: between 1895-1930