Moshe Baran

Born in 1920 in the predominantly Jewish town of Horodok, Poland, Moshe Baran was the eldest of four children. In 1941, when Moshe was just 21 years of age, the Nazis stormed through his hometown. A few months after...

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Rochelle Sutin (Schleif)

Rochelle Schleif was born on July 15, 1924 and grew up in Stolpce, Poland. Her father was a very successful businessman. As a child, Rochelle experienced anti-Semitism in her school and around the city of Stolpce. She first crossed...

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Ruth Resnik

Ruth Kaplow (Raschka Kaplowitz) was born in 1924, in the town of Krivitz, Belarus. Her mother, Genya, passed away in 1928 and her father, Bernard, left Belarus to go to South Africa, leaving Ruth in the care of her...

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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 three younger brothers — Avrum, Yeshua, and Israel — and a sister Pessie. His father owned a...

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Samuel Gruber

Sam Gruber was born January 3, 1913 in Podhajce, Poland. On September 1, 1939, he was in the Polish army (rare for Jews), badly wounded during the German Army invasion of Poland, and taken as a POW until 1942....

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