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Sara Zyskind manuscript

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.328.1

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    Description
    One unpublished manuscript titled "Sara Zyskind." The first few chapters of the third book by Sara Plager Zyskind, survivor of Łódź ghetto. Sara Zyskind was unable to finish her book about the lives of the young survivors in Łódź and their desires and efforts to reach Eretz Israel. The original was written in Hebrew and later translated into Polish.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eliezer Zyskind
    Collection Creator
    Sara Zyskind
    Biography
    Sara Zyskind (Sara Plager-Zyskind, 1927-1995) was born in Łódź to Anschel (Anszel) Kalman Plager (1897–1943) and Mindla (née Biederman, 1900–1940). Following the German invasion of Poland, Sara’s family was forced into the Łódź ghetto, where both of her parents died. She was deported to Auschwitz in August 1944, transferred to Mittelsteine, an all-female subcamp of the Gross-Rosen, and then to Grafenort, where she and fellow pris¬on¬ers were forced to build trenches against the advancing Soviet forces. She immigrated to Palestine in 1947. She fought alongside Eliezer Zyskind (1925-) in the First Arab-Israeli War of 1948 and married him at the end of the year. She died in Tel-Aviv.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder

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    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Łódź (Poland)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2006 by Eliezer Zyskind.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:23:01
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