A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
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Sara Rosnow


A Young Woman in the Forest: A Jewish Partisan Story of Survival Born on the second Seder of Passover 1925, Sara Rosnow was fifteen years old when the Soviet Union occupied Eastern Poland where her hometown of Zdzięciol with its vibrant Jewish community, known in Yiddish as Zhetel, had...

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Community Stories

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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Freida Szewryn Rubinoff


Freida Szewryn Rubinoff was born on December 12, 1927, in the small town of Lenin, Poland to Chaim and Elka Ziklig Szewryn....

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David Figman


David Figman was born on December 24, 1926, in Warsaw, Poland. He lived with his parents, Shmuel Wolff and Masha, along with...

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Libby Abramowitz Bakst


Libby (Liba) Abramowitz Bakst was born in the small village of Zdzienciol, Poland on February 2, 1926. She lived with her parents,...

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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.