Books Relevant to Lida District
- Belarus: Then and Now (Then & Now
ISBN 0-8225-2811-8 (libr. bdg.) Minn: Lerner Publications, 1993. This
children's book, with great photos, is a quick overview of Belarus
today. It is probably in most libraries in the children's section.
- Abramowicz, Hirsh.
Abramowicz, Dina, and Shandler, Jeffrey [eds.]. Profiles
of a Lost World: Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War
II (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish . NY: Lucius
N. Littauer Foundation for YIVO.
ISBN 0-81430278402. Excellent reference of pre WWII life
Avraham, translated by Atalya Broide. A
Village Named Dogalishok: The Massacre At Radun And Eishishok (Library
of Holocaust Testimonies) 2006.
- Brysk, Miriam M. & Michael Berenbaum Dr., Amid the Shadows of Trees. Gihon River Press, 2013.
- Brysk, Miriam M. & Joanne D. Gilbert, A Victory for Miriam! Adira Press, 2019.
- Brysk, Miriam M. & Margaret G. Lincoln, The Stones Weep. Gihon River Press, 2013.
- Cholawski, Shalom. The Jews of
Bielorussia during World War II. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic
Pub. 1998. This is a translation of an earlier work. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic
translation of earlier work.
be-ʻoferet : be-Milḥemet ha-ʻolam ha-sheniyah, li-fene ha-milḥamah
ṿe-aḥarehah (In Leaden Letters) [Tel
Aviv] [Loḥame ha-Geṭaʾot] : Bet loḥame ha-geṭaʾot ; 743 [1982
or 1983], c1983. In Hebrew
- Davies, Norman, and Polonsky, Antony. Jews
in Eastern Poland and the
USSR, 1939-1946. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.
of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) From the Earliest
Times Until the Present Day . Phil.: Jewish Publication
Society of America,
1916-1920, vols. I-III. Refer to passages indexed under inns (and
taverns), propination, and arendar. Project
Gutenberg also has it.
Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis,
Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved. NY: Harper Collins
Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok .
NY: Little Brown & Company, 1998. ISBN
the Ice Curtain . Lakewood NJ: C.I.S. Publishers, 1992.
from Lida with family in Grodno, but relocated to Siberia during the
Miriam and Maryann McLoughlin. Lives Interrupted: The
Memoirs of George and Miriam Greenman
Published by the Sara and Sam Scholffer Holocaust Resource
Center, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey & printed by
a publish-on-demand source.
Cohen, Dov. Surviving
the Holocaust with the Russian Jewish Partisans . London:
Valentine Mitchell, 1998. ISBN:
- Kahn, Leon. No
Time to Mourn. Vancouver, BC, Canada: Ronsdale
Press. 2004. ISBN 978-1-55380-011-8 (1-55380-011-7) The
memoirs of a partisan from Eisiskes
- Kuszelewicz, Joseph. Un Juif de Bielorussie de
Lida a Karaganda: Ghetto- Maquie-Goulag, Paris, 2002, L'Harmattan. The
book has not been translated into English, but Berna Heymann has
compiled a list of the Jewish
in the book. The author was 17 when WWII began. He describes his life
in Lida, surviving the Jewish ghetto, a forced labor camp, and life
with the Bielsky partisans. After the war, he was sentenced to several
years in a Soviet Gulag.
Dov, translated by N. GreenwoodThe
Lesser of Two Evils: Eastern European Jewry Under Soviet Rule 1939-1941 .
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of
America, 1994. Describes Jews of Eastern Europe deciding on the lesser
of two evils after the Soviet-Nazi Pact of 1939.
of the Forest. 1998.
- Lower, Wendy. Hitler's Furies. 2013
Samuil. With God's Help. Madison WI, privately
published, 1990. memoirs of a Lida survivor. Book available free online.
Jewish tavern-keeper and his tavern in nineteenth-century Polish
literature (Studies of the Center for Research. published
by The Zalman Shazar Center for the
Furtherance of the Study of Jewish History, Jerusalem, 1986.
Jews Under Soviet Rule: Eastern Poland on the Eve of the Holocaust
(Jewish Society and Culture) . Oxford, UK: B. Blackwell,
Iwo Cyprian. Jews
in Poland: A Documentary History . NY: Hipprocrene Books,
1998. 171 Madison
Avenue, NY 10016
to the Forest: Based on a True Story of the Holocaust .
illustrated by Janet Hamlin. New York:
HarperCollinsPublishers, c2000. young people, based on the true story
of a survivor from Lida
Sara. Naæarah ba-milhamah; Girl in wartime.
MuzeÆon ha-lohamim veha-partizanim, 751 
Yosef. The Yeshiva of Lida: A Unique Institution of Higher
Learning. YIVO Annual, 15, (1974), pp. 106-25.
Fanny. Woman Facing the Gallows. Amherst, MA:
Wordpro 1981. experiences of partisan in Pripet marshes, not strictly
Lida, but nearby.
Jewish worlds: The communities of Grodno, Lida, Olkieniki, Vishay .
Jack and Rochelle, edited by Laurence Sutin. Jack
and Rochelle: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance . St.
Paul MN: Graywolf Press, 1995. Sutins not
from the Lida, but spent war in Simcha Zorin's partisan group in the
Nalibocki Forest near Lida.
The Bielski Partisans Oxford UK: Oxford U. Press, 1993.
Nehama, Women among the Forest Partisans, in OFER,
Dalia, ed, and Lenore J. WEITZMAN, ed.,Women
in the Holocaust , (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998),
III Resistance and Rescue, chap. 12, pp. 223-233.
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