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"My Grandma, Frau Masha"

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    Description
    Consists of one DVD containing an interview by Yonatan Weinstein with his grandmother, Frau Masha (Masha Porozowski Klementinowski Weinstein) regarding her Holocaust experiences.
    Date
    2005
    Collection Creator
    Masha Porozowski
    Biography
    Masha Porozowski was born in Bialystok. Before the war, she married Natek Klementinowski and had a daughter, Debora. The family was transferred from the Bialystok ghetto to Majdanek in 1942. Masha was selected for work duty and eventually deported to Auschwitz. After a brief period of time, she was sent to Hindenburg (where she reunited with her sister, Bella Porozowski Kagan), and then the sisters were forced on a death march to Bergen-Belsen, where they were liberated. Both Masha and Bella contracted typhus in Bergen-Belsen; unfortunately, Bella died soon after liberation. Masha lost her husband, daughter, and her entire family in the Holocaust, save one brother, who immigrated to Palestine before the war. After recovering from her illnesses, Masha joined him in Palestine where she remarried and became Masha Weinstein

    Physical Details

    Language
    Hebrew English
    Extent
    1 DVD.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Yonatan Weinstein donated this interview to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Oct. 18, 2005.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:16:22
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