Remember the Liquidation of  Ghetto Bialystok!

Remembrance Assembly in Bialystok Marking the 65th Year from the Liquidation of Ghetto Bialystok and the Revolt

 

Roots Trip to Poland August 2008

 


Rachel Cohen in Yad Vashem, Jerusalem,  The Valley of the Communities,  near the Bialystok stone, July 2004

Photographs and Captions were compiled by Rachel P. Cohen, in honor of her father Selig Perlman (December 9, 1988-August 14, 1959) of blessed memory. Selig Perlman was an economist and labor historian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was born in Bialystok  in Congress Poland (then part of Russia ) in 1888. His father, Mordecai, was a  Jewish merchant who supplied yarn and thread to home weavers. More about the early life, education, career,  heritage and books of  Selig Perlman in wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selig_Perlman

 

 

 

 

The Program

15 August 2008 - 22 August 2008

Sponsored and Organised by the Bialystok Landsmanschaft in Israel ("The Vaad")

 

 

   Aug. 15: Early morning flight to from Tel-Aviv to Warsaw; continue to Krakow; tour of Krakow; Kabbalat Shabbat, dinner, and overnight in Krakow.
 

   Aug. 16: Tour of main sites of Krakow including the ancient Jewish quarter, the Ghetto area, the old city, castle, Wawel; overnight in Krakow.
 

   Aug. 17: Tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau and trip to Warsaw; overnight in Warsaw.
 

   Aug. 18: Early departure to Bialystok; ceremony - The Commemoration Ceremony for the 65th Anniversary of the Uprising of the Ghetto of Bialystok; overnight in Bialystok.
 

   Aug. 19: Events and tours of Bialystok and environs; overnight in Bialystok.
 

     Aug. 20: Continuation of tours in Bialystok; in the afternoon trip via Tykocin and Treblinka to Warsaw; overnight in Warsaw.
 

   Aug. 21: Tour of Warsaw, main Jewish sites, the old city; overnight in Warsaw.

          Aug. 22: Flight from Warsaw to Tel-Aviv. 
 

From left to right: Kneeling: Yaakov Kagen, Amir Balgali

First row: Shosh Hirschman (leader), Zeev Balgali

Second row: Edna Bahat, Miriam Yahav, David Peleg, the  Israeli  ambassador to Poland, Lucy Gold, Jenya Sartena, Nitza Barak, Rachel Cohen, Dina Mor

Back row: Sara Tsuk, Geula Eshet, Ron Barak, Yehuda Melech, and Matan Melech

 


Yakov Kagan and Ewa Kracowski speaking at the ceremony

   


The mission

   


In Auschwitz 17/8/2008

   


The Monument of  Ludwig Zamenhof (1859 –‏ 1917) in Bialystok

 

 

Other Photographs of the Trip

(click to enlarge)

 

     


Lublin 13.8.2008


Jewish Cemetery 13.8.2008

Jewish Cemetery 13.8.2008

Jewish Cemetery 13.8.2008

Jewish Cemetery 13.8.2008

Lublin 13.8.2008

The renewed Yeshivat Chokhmei Lublin

Majdanek 14.8.2008
       

Majdanek 14.8.2008

In memoriam of the 42 Jews murdered  by Poles in Kielce, after the Holocaust 4.7.1946

Lublin 14.8.2008

Lublin 14.8.2008
       

Lublin 14.8.2008

Lublin 14.8.2008

Kraków 16.8.2008

Kraków 16.8.2008
       

Memorial Plaque in Kraków for Sinai Zygmunt Aleksandrowicz, son of Wolf, "Father of the Orphans".

Plaque in Kraków, where the Hebrew school and Hebrew Gymnasium had been
16.8.2008

In memoriam of Mordechai Gebirtig 1877-1942, the great Yiddish poet from Kakrów

Kraków 16.8.2008
       

Kraków 16.8.2008

Auschwitz 17.8.2008

Auschwitz 17.8.2008
The Gestapo barrack, where Rudolf Ho
ës was hung after the war

The crematorium, Auschwitz 17.8.2008
       

In the Auschwitz Museum - list of the victims

Auschwitz 17.8.2008


Auschwitz 17.8.2008

       

Białystok 19.8.2008

Białystok 19.8.2008

Białystok 19.8.2008 - The street named after the hero Icchak  Melamed

Białystok 19.8.2008 - memorial plaque to Icchak Melamed
       

Białystok 19.8.2008

Białystok 19.8.2008

Białystok 19.8.2008

Białystok 19.8.2008

Białystok 19.8.2008

Białystok 19.8.2008

Warszawa 21.8.2008

Warszawa 21.8.2008
       

Warszawa 21.8.2008

Warszawa 21.8.2008

Warszawa 21.8.2008

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