Sports medal awarded to a young female Polish Jewish athlete during the 1935 Maccabi Games
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Leah Gutman
Medal awarded to 16 year-old Liza (Leah) Grochowska in the Maccabi Games in 1935. She competed in basketball and track and field. She and her family lived in Bialystok, Poland. Her older brother Alexander emigrated to Palestine in 1935, and Liza joined him there in 1938. Her parents, Joseph and Lova, and her younger sister, Chaya, were deported in 1943 to Auschwitz concentration camp where they perished. In 1947, Leah emigrated to the United States.
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Also in Leah Grochowska Gutman collection
The collection consists of artifacts, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Leah Grochowska and her family in Poland and Palestine before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Certificates, photographs, and correspondence illustrating the pre-war life in Białystok and Palestine of Liza Grochowska [donor], who immigrated to Palestine in December 1939 from Russian-occupied Białystok, Poland; Liza later immigrated to the United States in 1947.