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|Catalog No.||1897||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||Two letters sent by Edwin Weiss in Krakow to Ruzka Silberman in Palestine, 1938 - 1939||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||29221ר"מ||Similar Items|
|Donor||Rufeisen Arie & Hela||Similar Items|
|File name||Weiss Edwin, Krakow - Letters to Ruzka Silberman||Similar Items|
|From Date||01/01/1939||Similar Items|
|To Date||31/12/1939||Similar Items|
|Author||Weiss Edwin||Similar Items|
|Date of event||1939||Similar Items|
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Two letters sent by Edwin Weiss, a member of the Akiva movement in Krakow, to Ruzka Silberman in Beit Yehoshua, Mandate Palestine, 1938 - 1939. The letters concern her educatioal activities in the movement, the ideological crisis and her persnal views on things in the movement.
14 pages, handwritten original, in Polish
Edwin was living in the Warsaw ghetto. He fled to Krakow during the Aktions of 1942, and joined the Jewish Combat Organization (ZOB). He was apprehended during his underground activity and killed. He is mentioned in Gusta Dawidson - Draenger's memoir, Justyna's Narrative and in the clandestine newspapaer HeHalutz HaLohem (The Fighting Pioneer), edited by Shimshon Draenger.
Ruzka (later Shoshana Goldberg) was a member of the Akiva movement in Krakow. She immigrated to Palestine in 1938 and settled in Beit Yehoshua.