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Shlomo Shafir photograph collection

Document | Accession Number: 1994.106

The Shlomo Shafir photograph collection consists of two group photographs of partisans, members of a Zionist underground movement, 1943. Some of the members are seen wearing Star of David patches. One photograph includes (right to left, seated) Esther Gottfarstein, Rivka Rogol and Mina Kaminski (who after the war might have been known as Shapiro) and (right to left, standing) Aharion Rosin, Leah Sokolski, Moshe Nadel, and Miriam Rogol (who after the war was Pfeffer), and Abraham Gurwitz. The second photograph includes (right to left, seated) possibly Chaim Strom, Mordecai Fisher, Moshe Gurwitz, and (right to left, standing) Zembawel Rosenzweig, possibly Sarah Starowolski known after the war as Jody, Seliman Frenkel, Rivka Rogol, and Elichu Kelson. All are members of the United Zion Organization, or "Irgun Berit Tsiyon," was known as the IBZ. It was a secret organization founded in Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, in 1940 by Shimon Grau.

creation:  1943
1 folder
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 12:59:01
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