Visit What to see Collections Certificate; Sport Accession Number: NEKHC:2009.54 Object: Certificate Category: Kindertransport; Germany; The Philanthropin School and Sports; Anti-Jewish Measures; The Nazi Regime; Sigmar Berenzweig Physical Description: Paper and ink certficate, complete. Minor tear in 2 places. Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. Information: The National Holocaust Centre and Museum takes all reasonable measures to ensure we are not infringing on the rights of others. If you are the owner of the copyright or related rights in any of the material from our collections on this website, or you believe that the material may be subject to a third party ownership or another legal claim, and you believe its use infringes your intellectual property or any other rights, please contact us on email@example.com We endeavour to resolve objections in a timely manner, and will withdraw affected materials from the website until the matter is resolved. The information you provide will be treated as confidential and will be used only in connection with this enquiry. This certificate belonged to Sigmar Berenzweig. It shows his membership of the School Sports Association Philanthropin in Frankfurt am Main. Further Information This membership certificate was donated by Sigmar Berenzweig. The certificate confirms Sigmar's membership in the School Sports Association at the Philanthropin school, located on Hebel Street in Frankfurt am Main. The Philanthropin was a long existing school, serving the Jewish community from the 1800s until its closure by the Nazi regime in the early 1940s. Sigmar’s certificate names the School Sports Association Philanthropin the ‘Oldest Jewish Youth Sports Association in Germany’, with a founding date of 27 April 1921. The certificate is dated 5 December 1938, confirms Sigmar’s date and place of birth, and his membership of the association between 3 September 1937 and 5 December 1938. He is awarded the association’s ‘Honour Badge’. Facing increasing Nazi persecution, Sigmar was sent to England on the Kindertransport.