Health posting promoting washing hands

Health Poster: Wash Your Hands

Berlin, Germany, 1923. Poster Promoting Hygiene

Poster on the importance of keeping good hygiene. “Before you’ve washed your hands and nails with soap and water – Don’t touch food, don’t touch your eyes; Contagious diseases stick to dirt!” This is one of a series of Yiddish posters printed by the Jewish health organization OZE in Berlin for distribution to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe.


Digitization of this artifact has been made possible by the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project.