A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
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Rachel Pinchusowitch Litwak


Rachel Pinchusowitch Litwak was born on March 12, 1923, in Baranowicze, Poland, a town surrounded by many forests. She lived with her parents, Ziporah Feige (Griver) and Zvi Herschel, along with five older siblings: Tanya, Lisa, Lola, Osnat, and Eliezer. Her brother, Lola, and sister, Lisa, immigrated to Palestine...

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Sonia Lazowski Lombrowski


Sonia Lombrowski (nee Lazowski) was born on October 25, 1917, to a wealthy family in Dvoretz, Poland. She lived with her parents,...

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Sonya Oshman (Gorodinsky)


Born in 1922, in Novogrudok, Poland, Sonya Gorodynski, was the oldest of five children born to Abraham and Tamara Gorodynski. Her father...

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Betzalel (Tzalke) Ginsburg


Tzalke Ginsburg and his brother Motke escaped from Ivie to the village of Dokodova where they joined the Iskra Otriad. Together the...

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Shlomo Ryback


This report is based on a chapter of Betty Brodsky Cohen’s upcoming book, “The Tunnel People,”  which tells the personal stories of...

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Sonia Orbuch


In 1941, the small Polish town of Luboml fell under German occupation following Germany’s attack on the Soviet Union. Among the 8,000...

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The biographies on this site are compiled from testimonies, recollections, transcripts, memoirs, and biographies of Jewish partisans, their children and their grandchildren.