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The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Neima Barzel

Neima Barzel is a professor of history at Oranim Academic College for Education and the head of the faculty for graduate studies there. She received her Ph.D. at Haifa University, where she is an associate researcher at the Institute for Holocaust Research. She is the author of: Sacrificed Unredeemed: The encounter between the Leaders of the Ghetto Fighters and Israeli Society; Choice of the Good: Rescue Activities in Poland and in the Netherlands during World War Two; and the scientific editor of Founding a State: The Processes and Debates that Led to the Founding of the State of Israel.

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Rozka Korczak-Marla

Rozka Korczak-Marla was active in underground resistance during World War II, serving in the United Partisan Organization to smuggle weapons into the Vilna Ghetto and help Jews escape. After the war she immigrated to Palestine and settled into kibbutz life.

Vitka Kempner-Kovner

Vita Kempner-Kovner was a heroic fighter on the front lines of the underground resistance to the Nazis.

Haika Grosman

Politically active from a young age, Haika Grosman played a key role in the underground resistance to Nazi occupation and the Holocaust and put her safety on the line in the name of the movement.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Neima Barzel." (Viewed on March 20, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/barzel-neima>.


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