The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
S'iz geven a zumertog = It was a summer day / words, Rikle Glezer ; music, traditional (Alpert) Yisrolik / words, Leyb Rozenthal ; music, Misha Veksler (D.J. Waletzky) Unter dayne vayse shtern = Under your white stars / words, Abraham Sutzkever ; music, traditional ; arrangement, Josh Waletzky (Cooper) Yid, du partizaner = You, Jewish partisan / words, Shmerke Kaczerginski ; music, traditional (J. Waletzky) Blayene platn = Lead printing plates /Abraham Sutzkever (Klepfisz) Itzik Vitnberg / words, Shmerke Kaczerginski ; music, traditional (Sapoznik) Shtiler, shtiler = Quiet, quiet / words, Shmerke Kaczerginski ; music, Alexander Volkoviski (Cooper) Zemlyanka = Dugout / words, Alexei Surkov ; music, Konstantin Listov (Alpert) Tsu eyns, tsvey, dray = It's one, two, three / words, Leyb Rozenthal ; music, traditional ; arrangement, Pete Sokolow, Josh Waletzky (Sapoznik) Dos meydl fun vald = The girl from the forest / Abraham Sutkever (Klepfisz) Shtil di nakht = A quiet night / words, Hirsh Glik ; music, traditional ; arrangement, Pete Sokolow, Vladimir Heifetz (ensemble).
Alpert, Michael. Waletzky, David J. Cooper, Adrienne, musician. Waletzky, Josh. Klepfisz, Irena, Sapoznik, Henry.
"The songs of World War II Jewish resistance"--Container.
Sung in Yiddish.
"Originally heard in the 1986 documentary film Partisans of Vilna"--Container.
Program notes and English translations of song texts included.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.