A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
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Ted Winestone (Moshe Tuvia Wajnsztejn)

Ted Winestone was born Moshe Tuvia Wajnsztejn on September 24, 1929, in the small town of Baranowicze, Poland, now the Republic of Belarus. He lived with his parents, Rivka (Zaczepinski) and David, along with his younger brother, Noach, and grew up among his many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Antisemitism...

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Essie Shor

Essie Shor, born Esia Levine, was taken on December 3rd, 1925, in the Polish town of Novogrudok (now northeast Belarus). She lived...

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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...

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Helen Terris

Helen Terris (née Elinka Cyderowicz) was born in Lida, Poland on September 8, 1935, the only child to mother Esther Thurston Cyderowicz...

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Frank Blaichman

Born in the small town of Kamionka, Poland on Dec. 11, 1922, Frank Blaichman was just sixteen years old when the German...

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Sara Bedzow (Golcman)

Sara Golcman Bedzow was born July 28, 1926, in Leopoldów, Poland, outside of Warsaw, to Feiga and Jacob Golcman. Her Orthodox family...

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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.