HADASE PRIVES (HADASA PRYWES)
She came from Sosnovits (Sosnowiec), Poland. She was the author of the book, In roykh fun bzhezhinki (In the smoke of Birkenau) (Tel Aviv: Perets Publ., 1966), 264 pp. The writer was at the time of the war’s outbreak (September 1939) an ordinary, pious Jewish woman and the mother of two children; she describes in her book her personal experiences and the agony of the destruction of Sosnowiec Jewry, from September 1, 1939 until May 1945, in the Środula ghetto [a neighborhood in Sosnowiec] and in the death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau. She was last living in the state of Israel.
Source: Mortkhe Hampel, in Idishe tsaytung (Tel Aviv) (September 30, 1966).
Khayim Leyb Fuks