Tuesday 3 March 2015


A.-Y. BENENSON (1895-1941)
His family came from Vilna.  He was an engineer and a teacher in the school “Hilf durkh arbet” (Help through work).  He was the author of a pamphlet entitled Der trikotazhnik, hantbukh un lernbukh far arbeter in der trikotazh industrye (Knitwear worker, handbook and textbook for laborers in the knitwear industry) (Vilna: Ort, 1939), 23 pp.  In 1941 he was led out of the Vilna to Ponar where the Nazis murdered him.

Source: Oral information from Hirsh and Dina Abramovitsh.

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