A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
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Frances (Fruma) Berger (Gulkowich)


Frances (Fruma Gulkowich) Berger was raised in the in the shetl of Korelitz, Poland, a town of 1500 Jews in the county of Novogrudek. She had three sisters, Feigle, Grunia and Brina, and one brother, Ben-Zion. Though her father was very religious, Frances was quite progressive. As a teenager,...

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Community Stories

Murray (Motke) Berger (Shmulewicz)


Murray (Motke Shmulewicz) Berger lived in a shetl named Wseilub in what was then Belorussia, White Russia. Wseilub was a small Jewish community with approximately 100 families. Murray was...

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Gertrude Boyarski (Solucki)


Gertrude ‘Gertie’ Boyarski, born in 1922, was a teenager with a family and a home until the Germans invaded her town of Derechin, Poland. The Nazis forced the town’s...

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Aron Bell (Bielski)


Aron Bielski was born in 1927 on a farm in Stankiewicze, Poland, a rural area outside of Novogrudok. He was the youngest of ten brothers and two sisters. When...

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Hertzel Nohomovski


Hertzel Nohomovski was born in Novogrudok, Poland on April 28, 1920 but lived most of his life in the nearby town of Ivie. He came from a home with...

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