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Submitted by Michael Diamant

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - German
Approval Date: 9/14/2011 3:03 PM
Family Surname: Diamant
Country: Austria
Town: Vienna
Date of Image: 1938
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I found two "wedding certificates" for my parents. This one and the other is document 3.jpg, which I have uploaded. What is the difference between the two documents?

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9/14/2011 11:48 PM Wedding certificate.
By the undersigned is certified that, according to the official register of weddings,line 433, on July 29, 1938 the here mentioned couple has been married according to the laws of state and religion :
The groom : Dr Herman Diamant, unmarried, born March 28, 1912 in Stanislau , Poland, inscribed in Vienna, living in Vienna 15, Markgraf R├╝digergasse 1, son of Ignaz Diamant, and Mirl Rifke, born Weisberg.
The bride : Kitty Reitmann also Gellmann, unmarried, living in Vienna 7, Halbgasse 28, daughter of Simche (Siegmund) and Sima Michal, born Rubel.
The wedding took place in the presence of te witnesses Sigmund Reitmann and Ignaz Diamant and the Rabbi Dr H. Zimmels in Vienna I, Seitenstettengasse 4.
Vienna, August 1, 1938.
Stamp of the Israelite Community in Vienna
9/16/2011 2:33 AM In addition to the previous response:
This is a certificate from the Matrikelamt of the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde in Vienna - i.e. the office of the registers of the Jewish community in Vienna - signed by a "beeideter Matrikelf├╝hrer" which means an employee of the community who was a sworn clerk.
The document bears two Austrian (fiscal) stamps (upper left corner) and a stamp for a tax in Reichsmark which would have been introduced by the Germans who had occupied Austria recently (lower left corner).

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