Lisa Reibel (Kusnher)

A Young Girl Escapes the Novogrudok Ghetto: A Jewish Partisan Story of Survival Lisa Reibel was born to Hinda (Bloch) and Nachum Kushner on March 8, 1930, in the town of Novogrudok, Poland, located about 140 kilometers south of...

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Nina Morecki (Grutz)

Nina Grutz Morecki was born in Lvov, Poland in 1920, where her mother’s family had lived for more than 500 years. Her father’s family was from the same region. Nina’s family owned a soap and candle factory that sold...

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Essie Shor

Essie Shor, born Esia Levine, was born on December 3rd, 1925, in the Polish town of Novogrudok (what is now northeast Belarus). She lived with her father, Sidney, a bookbinder, her mother Kunia, her sisters Mariashke and Rivale, and...

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Sonya Oshman (Gorodinsky)

Born in 1922, in Novogrudok, Poland, Sonya Gorodynski, was the oldest of five children born to Abraham and Tamara Gorodynski. Her father lovingly called her Sonyaleh. An excellent student, Sonya had planned to attend Medical School in Smolensk, Russia,...

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