Thursday, 14 June 2018


TSIPOYRE ENGLISTER (1911-late November 1942)
            She was born in Garvolin (Garwolin), Lublin district, Poland.  She was a member of the top leadership of “Torah veavoda” (Torah and labor) and of “Tseire Mizrai” (Mizrachi youth) in Poland.  She was a speaker on women’s issues and Zionism, among other topics.  She published articles in: Di yudishe shtime (The Jewish voice) and Der mizrakhi veg (The Mizrachi way) in Warsaw; and Di yidishe arbayter shtime (The voice of Jewish labor) in Lodz.  She authored the pamphlet: Di oyfgabn fun der idisher froy in unzer tsayt (Publications of Jewish women in our time) (Warsaw, 1937), 24 pp.  Together with Garwolin Jews, in 1941 she was imprisoned in the Parysów ghetto.  From there on Hoshana Rabba [October 2,] 1942, she was deported to Treblinka where she was murdered by the Nazis.

Source: Entsiklopedya shel hatsiyonut hadatit (Encyclopedia of religious Zionism), vol. A-D (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kuk, 1958), pp. 147-48.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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