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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Irving (Itzchak) Resnik

Born May 22, 1922, in Novogrudok, Belarus to Aaron Isser and Chaika, Irving (Itzchak) Resnik was one of five children; he had...

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Karmen Kakis

Carmen Rousso (née Karmen Kakis) was born on April 17, 1923, in the northern Greek town of Drama. She also spent a...

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Avigdor Klimtka (Cline)

Avigdor Klimtka, a Jewish partisan who lived a brief but itinerant life, (from “Tag Eins ” as he used to say)...

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Lea Berkowsky Friedberg

The story of Lea Berkowsky Friedberg is one of hope and strength of spirit. It is that incredible combination that gave her...

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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.