Tuesday, 10 July 2018


YUDE PZHEDETSKI (1911-summer 1942)
            He was born in Vlotslavek (Włocławek), Poland, into a family of bakers.  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshivas.  From his youth he was active in the Orthodox movement.  He was a regular contributor to Yudishe tribune (Jewish tribune) in Włocławek (1930-1934).  From 1940 until the summer of 1942, during the years of Nazi occupation, he was confined in the Włocławek ghetto and active in the educational realm.  He was murdered by the Nazis in the Chełm death pits.

Sources: Dr. Y. M. Biderman, ed., Sefer vlotslavek (Volume for Włocławek) (Tel Aviv, 1967); information from Shimen Tsuker, New york.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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