"They were not able to move back into the former home, but they moved into an apartment near where they had lived. I believe the original structure was bombed. And I know that they were able to collect some of their original belongings they had left with non-Jewish friends, but much of their wealth and their holdings was gone.
My grandfather took employment with an American-administered Jewish relief agency and went back into baking. And most of his activity in the springtime was involved with baking matzahs for Passover. That was a major activity for him.
[He had not been a baker before he was a leather merchant], but his grandfather and father were. In fact Isaac Jacobi, his father, was a master baker."