A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
Eva Kaminska Etkin The Etkin family in front of their house in Krulevshchizna, Belarus 1936

Eva (Chava) Kaminska Etkin


Eva (Chava) Kaminska Etkin was born on January 15th, 1913 in Glubokie, Poland (now Belarus) where she lived with her parents, Michaela and Israel Kaminska, and her siblings Lea, Aba, and Zina. In the early 1930s, Eva studied nursing in Vilna and graduated as a certified nurse before finding...

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Community Stories

Frances (Fruma) Berger (Gulkowich)


Frances (Fruma Gulkowich) Berger was raised in the shetl of Korelitz, Poland, a town of 1500 Jews in the county of Novogrudok. She had three sisters, Feigle, Grunia, and...

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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 owned the largest grocery store and bakery...

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Rose Holm (Duman)


Jewish partisans Rose Duman and Joe Holm were born in neighboring villages near Zaliscze, Poland. In 1941, Germans killed Joe’s mother and five brothers, as well as 20 other...

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Isidore Karten


In 1942, Isidore (Izzy) Karten and his brother Hersch, escaped from their village of Swirz to avoid being confined to the ghettos in Bóbrka and Prezemyslany. They escaped into...

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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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