Chasia Bornstein-Bielicka

One of the Few: A Resistance Fighter and Educator, 1939-1947

By Neomi Izhar

Format: Softcover

Pages: 390

ISBN: 965-308-352-3

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Chasia Bornstein-Bielicka grew up in Grodno, Poland. During the German occupation, she enlisted in the combat resistance and was sent to Białystok. There, she became a liaison with the partisans, moving ammunition, medicines, food and information to the Białystok forests. When the war ended, Chasia embarked on a new chapter in her life: opening the first children’s home of the Koordynacja for the Redemption of Jewish Children in Liberated Poland. For a year and a half, she migrated with the children along the route of the Bricha to Germany, France, and then to Eretz Israel.