Tuesday 16 August 2016


KHAYIM ZILBERMAN (1900-December 1942)
            He was born in Svislotsh (Swislocz), Volkovisk (Wołkowysk) district, Russian Poland.  In 1928 he graduated from the medical faculty of Vilna University and until WWII practiced as a doctor in Swislocz.  He published articles on literary topics and on cultural and school-related matters in Volkovisker lebn (Wołkowysk life) (1925-1938) and in Frimorgn (Morning) in Riga, among others.  During the Nazi occupation, he was interned in the Wołkowysk camp.  During Hanukkah 1942, together with a great number of Wołkowysk Jews, he was deported to Treblinka and there murdered.

Sources: Volkovisker yizker-bukh (Wołkowysk memory book), 2 vols. (New York, 1949), p. 738.

No comments:

Post a Comment