Artwork: Repatriation | The Silver Age Art Museum

The Silver Age Art Museum


July 07, 2020




Place of creation

Ramat Hasharon, Israel

Technical description

Material: wood
Technique: painted relief

An inscription in Hebrew in the top left corner: “You brought me to the Motherland” The date 25.12.45 is visible on the ship’s board.

The ship with the repatriates got aground on a Christmas night. British soldiers were celebrating, so almost all the Jews who were aboard managed to reach the shore without hindrance, where trucks were already waiting and took them to the kibbutzes. Two people drowned...

Owned by the author.