A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
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Faige Merin Porter (Puchtik)


Faige Merin Porter (Puchtik) was born in Horodok, Ukraine, on March 15, 1909. She lived with her parents, Nosson and Baila, along with seven brothers and sisters: Yankel, Aron, Sender, Zisya, Rivka, Chana, and Elka. Faige’s father, Nosson, owned a flaxseed oil business and was a melamed (teacher). Horodok...

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Community Stories

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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Sam (Jacob Simcha) Goldwasser


Sam Goldwasser (born Jacob Simcha) was born on November 28, 1928, in Parczew, Poland, to Yehuda Leib and Henia Goldwasser. Yehuda Leib earned a living as a shoemaker while...

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Shraga Dgani (Feivel Solomiansky)


Shraga Dgani (Feivel Solomiansky) was born on March 19, 1910, in the small shtetl of Ilya, Poland, now Belarus. He lived with his parents, Eliyahu and Chaya, along with...

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Jack Sutin


Jack Sutin was born, on December 4, 1923 in Mir, Poland. His mother was a dentist and his father was an artist and dental technician. He experienced antisemitism in...

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Menachem (Maurice) Benzion Konkowski


Menachem (Maurice) Benzion Konkowski was born on August 4, 1905 in Warsaw, Poland. He lived with his parents, Marja Fajgla Binstock and Zalman Josek Konkowski, along with two siblings:...

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Yehoshua Kanonich


Yehoshua Kanonich fled from his hometown of Manyevich, Poland on September 1, 1942, as the Gestapo was emptying the surrounding villages of all Jews and imprisoning them in the...

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