A conversation with Aron Bielski, last of the Bielski brothers

April 16, 2020 by  
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Aron Bielski is the youngest and last living member of the Bielski Brigade, which he founded along with three of his brothers. Their activities have become widely known as one of the largest partisan groups that rescued Jews during the Holocaust. Read more

The Bielski Partisans:     fighting back: a ‘forestJerusalem’ story

Novogrudok is a small city in Western Belarus (formerly Byelorussia).  A country of rolling hills with thousands of streams and lakes, over 40% of its territory is dense primeval forest where wolves, bears, wild boars, and bison roam.  Once the hunting grounds of Russian and European aristocracy, it was also important and well-known centre of Jews who lived there since the 15thcentury. Read more