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"Plungyan" memoir

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    Consists of a memoir, 60 pages, written by Jacob Josef Bunka, entitled "Plungyan." In this memoir, Mr. Bunka describes the history of Jewish life in Plungyan, Lithuania (also known as Plunge), and his experiences in Plungyan in the early years of the war, evacuation to Russia, and return to Plungyan after the war. He includes the names of Jews who perished, of Lithuanian collaborators, and of Righteous Gentiles. The memoir has been translated into English by Stephen Geller Katz and edited by Rabbi Beyamin Herson. The collection includes a photocopy of the original memoir in Yiddish.

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    Yiddish English
    1 folder

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    Rabbi Benjamin Herson donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on May 8, 2000. He asked the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to obtain permission from Mr. Jacob Bunka, who granted his permission to the donation on Aug. 16, 2004.
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