Beit Lohamei Haghetaot

Ghetto Fighters' House
Museum of the Holocaust and Resistance


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Photos with Yitzhak Katzenelson in Lodz Before World War II

  • Photo 18995 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson
  • Photo 18999 Portrait of the poet Yitzhak Katzenelson in Lodz, 1909
  • Photo 19009 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with his son Zvi
  • Photo 19010 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson (center) with his two brothers, Berl (right) and Moshe
  • Photo 19011 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with his parents and two youngest brothers
  • Photo 19014 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson walking through the snow with his son Zvi and Miriam, the daughter of his brother Berl
  • Photo 19018 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with two of his sons, Zvi and Ben Zion
  • Photo 19021 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with his son Zvi and his wife Chana's sister
  • Photo 19034 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson (right) with his sister Sheindl and her husband
  • Photo 19055 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with the artist Shimon Grudzinski and his wife Miriam
  • Photo 19056 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with the artist Shimon Grudzinski
  • Photo 19057 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with the artist Shimon Grudzinski, his wife Miriam and her two sisters Hela and Dora
  • Photo 19075 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with the writer Y. D. Berkowitz
  • Photo 19078 Dancing at the end of the performance of a play by the Habima Theater in Lodz, 1938
  • Photo 19086 The poet Yitzhak Katzenelson at a high school graduation party
  • Photo 19088 The teacher and poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with educators and students
  • Photo 19090 The teacher and poet Yitzhak Katzenelson with teachers and students at the school in Lodz
  • Photos 19092 and 19093 The poet and teacher Yitzhak Katzenelson with students and educators
  • Photo 19094 Students of the class of 1918 - 1919 and teachers in P. Katzenelson's school
  • Photo 19095 The kindergarten that was connected to the school of the Katzenelson family
  • Photo 19096 Bronia Celnik, the teaching assistant in the kindergarten beside the school of the Katzenelson family in Lodz
  • Photo 19097 The entrance to the gymnasia run by the Katzenelson family in Lodz
  • Photo 19098 and 19099 Moshe Leib Chowers' diploma from the Boys' Humanistic Gymnasia in Lodz
  • Photo 19100 A scene from a play performed in the Katzenelson family's school in Lodz
  • Photo 19108 The title page of the Lodz journal "Bleu - Weiss" (blue - white) with a poem by Yitzhak Katzenelson

Photos of Youth Movement Groups in Lodz Before World War II

  • Photo 489 HaShomer haTsair youth group
  • Photo 494 Hachshara Training Farm (HaShomer haTsair youth group)
  • Photo 867 The Freiheit Youth Movement  (keywords: Tuvia Bozokowski, Herschel Springer)
  • Photo 868 The Freiheit Youth Movement
  • Photo 876 The Freiheit Youth Movement

The Lodz Ghetto

  • Photo 7793 Workers at the telephone switchboard in the postal department
  • Photo 7794 A Jew concealing his beard with a handkerchief at the entrance to the place were the Jews of Lodz were assembled prior to their deportation
  • Photo 7795 A homemade radio receiver belonging to the Weksler family in the ghetto
  • Photo 7796 Chaim Rumkowski speaking at a meeting of Resort workers in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7797 Public hanging of three men in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7798 A man (Yeshaya-Kalman Weksler) listening to an underground radio
  • Photo 7799 A public hanging of three Jews in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7800 Transport of Jews from the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7801 An underground radio receiver made by the Weksler family in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photos 7802 through 7804 Deportation of Jews from the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7806 The front of a destroyed synagogue in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7807 A five-Mark bill that was in use inside the ghetto
  • Photo 7808 A five-Mark and one-Mark bill used inside the ghetto
  • Photo 7809 Coins that were in use in the Lodz ghetto and an announcement on religious matters from this ghetto
  • Photo 7810 The front of a destroyed synagogue in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7811 Ruins of a destroyed synagogue in Lodz
  • Photos 7812 through 7814 A Jew in the Lodz ghetto with a yellow badge on chest
  • Photo 7815 Jews in the Lodz ghetto. Two of them have a yellow badge on chests
  • Photo 7816 An elderly Jew in the Lodz ghetto with a yellow badge on his chest
  • Photo 7817 Jewish "sanitation workers" and policemen removing a mentally ill person in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7818 Kagan, director of the hospital in the Lodz ghetto beside a cage in which they raised rabbits
  • Photos 7819 and 7820 Members of the health department of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7821 A Jewish policeman and another man riding horses in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7822 A horse in a stable in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photos 7823 through 7825 Jews pushing carts filled with sacks of potatoes in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7826 Jews collecting potatoes in a wheelbarrow to send to the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7827 A Jewish worker in a potato field near Lodz at mealtime
  • Photo 7828 A Jewish woman worker in a potato field near Lodz at mealtime

Photos with Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, Head of the Judenrat of the Lodz Ghetto

  • Photo 7829 Mordchaj Chaim Rumkowski, head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7830 Chaim Rumkowski, head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto, speaking before the Jewish police in the ghetto
  • Photo 7831 A lineup of workers in the Lodz ghetto before going out to remove snow
  • Photo 7832 Rumkowski speaking at an assembly in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7833 A group photograph of men and women in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7834 Rumkowski making a speech
  • Photos 7835 and 7836 Mordchaj Chaim Rumkowski, head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto, making a speech
  • Photo 7837 Mordchaj Chaim Rumkowski, head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto, in the company of three women at a party
  • Photo 7838 Rumkowski, the head of the Jews, sitting beside a table laden with refreshments at a party in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7839 Rumkowski, the head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto, sitting beside a table with refreshments at a party in the ghetto
  • Photo 7840 Rumkowski, the head of the Jews in the Lodz ghetto, looking at his diary
  • Photos 7841 and 7842 A general assembly in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7843 Rumkowski, the head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto, among a Jewish crowd at a general assembly in a square in the ghetto
  • Photo 7844 A party at the Jewish police headquarters in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7845 A party of the members of the Jewish police in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photos 7846 through 7848 Mordchaj Chaim Rumkowski, the head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7849 A wagon laden with sacks at the entry gate to the ghetto
  • Photo 7850 The entrance gate to the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 7851 Rumkowski, head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto, talking to passersby in the street
  • Photo 7852 Rumkowski, head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto, speaking at an assembly
  • Photo 7853 A page from the Hebrew newspaper "Min Hameitsar" (From the Straits), that was written in the Lodz ghetto

Jewish Lodz Post-World War II

  • Photos 16582 through 16584 A party for Holocaust survivors from Vilnius (Vilna) in Lodz (dated 1946)
  • Photo 16586 The executive committee of the Organization of Former Residents of Vilnius (Vilna) in Poland
  • Photo 16598 Dr. A. Leibo welcoming the actor Avraham Morawski on his arrival in Lodz from the Soviet Union
  • Photo 16648 The gate of the Jewish cemetery in Lodz (dated 1961)
  • Photos 16649 and 16650 The first post - war conference of Jewish teachers in Poland (November 1-4, 1946)
  • Photo 16651 The entrance to a synagogue in Lodz
  • Photo 16652 A Jewish visitor beside the Jewish cemetery in Lodz
  • Photo 16653 A tailor shop in Kibbutz Haoved (a commune) in Lodz
  • Photo 16654 A broken into and abandoned Jewish house in Lodz after the war
  • Photo 16655 A Polish woman laden with things she looted from the abandoned Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 16656 A conference in Lodz during Yitzchak Grunbaum's visit to the city
  • Photo 16657 An assembly in Lodz to mark the second anniversary of the victory over Germany
  • Photo 16659 The first conference of teachers and workers in the Hebrew schools set up by the Hechalutz movement executive in Poland
  • Photo 16660 A Purim party at a school in Lodz
  • Photo 16661 Grade 1 of the Hebrew school in Lodz named for the ghetto fighters
  • Photo 16662 A lesson in the Hebrew school in Lodz named for the ghetto fighters
  • Photo 16663 A young couple in Lodz reading a notice about a play
  • Photos 16664  through 16670 The dismantling of the bridge that connected the two sections of  the Lodz ghetto, after the liberation of the city
  • Photo 20157 (keywords: children, school, Dorka Sternberg-Dram)

Protests, Demonstrations and Youth Movements in Lodz Post-World War II

  • Photo 16658  Representatives of the Ha - Shomer ha - Tsair youth movement from Lodz marching in Warsaw
  • Photos 16671 through 16677 Jews in Lodz protesting against the "white paper on Palestine"
  • Photo 16678 Jews in Lodz protesting against the "white paper on Palestine". They are carrying a sign in English: "The Cry of Six Million Murdered Jews - Palestine"
  • Photos 16679 through 16683 Jews in Lodz protesting against the "white paper on Palestine"
  • Photo 16684 A demonstration in Lodz for the establishment of the State of Israel
  • Photos 16685 and 16686 A demonstration in Lodz in condemnation of the "white paper on Palestine"
  • Photo 16687 Members of the Akiva youth movement in Lodz after the war
  • Photo 16688 Demonstrators against the "white paper on Palestine" in Lodz
  • Photo 17649 A general assembly of the members of Kibbutz (training commune) L'ever Hayarden of the Torah v'Avoda movement in Lodz
  • Photo 17650 Doing laundry at Kibbutz (training commune) L'ever Hayarden of the Torah v'Avoda movement in Lodz
  • Photo 17651 The library at Kibbutz (training commune) L'ever Hayarden of the Torah v'Avoda movement in Lodz
  • Photo 17652 Portraits of rabbis on the wall of a hall in Kibbutz (training commune) L'ever Hayarden of the Torah v'Avoda movement in Lodz
  • Photo 20907 (keywords: Yitzchak Zuckerman, et al., messengers, survivors, Lodz)
  • Photo 21063 (keywords: Dorka Sternberg-Bram, et al., Lodz)
  • Photo 21065 (keywords: Yitzchak Zuckerman, et al., Dror Youth Movement, Lodz)
  • Photo 21072 (keywords: Yitzchak Zuckerman, et al., Lodz)
  • Photo 21388 (keywords: Tuvia Bozykowski, et al., Youth Movement Conference, Lodz)
  • Photo 21389 (keywords: Yitzchak Zuckerman, et al., Dror Youth Movement, Lodz)

Children's Homes and Orphanages in Lodz Post-World War II

  • Photo 14898 Children in a government orphanage named for Janusz Korczak
  • Photo 17754 A page from a souvenir album of the Coordinatsia (the Zionist organization for the discovery and recovery of Jewish children) in Poland
  • Photos 17838 and 17839 The dining room at a children's kibbutz (commune) in Lodz
  • Photo 17840 A one - time bulletin of the Zionist Coordinatsia for the recovery of Jewish children, that came out in Lodz
  • Photos 17841 through 17844 Children at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street
  • Photo 17845 A girl from the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz
  • Photo 17846 Children in the dormitory at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street
  • Photo 17847 Children playing at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz
  • Photo 17848 The counselor and matron, Hela Lenman, with the youngest child at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz
  • Photo 17849 Hela Lenman, the matron of the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz, with children
  • Photo 17850 Hela Lenman with young children at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz
  • Photo 17851 Sara Neshamit (Dusznicka) with children at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz
  • Photos 17852 and 17853 The counselor Sara Neshamit (Duznicka), with a little girl called Katz at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz
  • Photo 17854  The counselor Sara Neshamit (Duznicka), with Josek Burek, a deaf and dumb boy who was brought to the children's home in Lodz
  • Photo 17855 The counselor Sara Neshamit with young children at the children's home in Lodz
  • Photos 17856 and 17857 The counselor Sara Neshamit and the accountant of the children's home in Lodz with the children in the dining room
  • Photos 17858 through 17860 The dining room of the children's home of the Zionist Coordinatsia (for the recovery of Jewish children) in Lodz
  • Photo 17861 A Hannukah party and candle lighting at the children's home of the Zionist Coordinatsia (for the recovery of Jewish children) in Lodz
  • Photo 17864 Girls from the "Agudat Israel" orphanage in Lodz
  • Photos 17865 and 17866 Sara Szner (Dusznicka) with children at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz
  • Photo 17867 The counselor Sara Neshamit and the girl Josefa at the children's home on Piotrkowska Street in Lodz the home of the Zionist Coordinatsia (for the recovery of Jewish children) in Lodz
  • Photo 17868 A children's home of the Ha - Shomer ha - Tsair movement in Lodz
  • Photo 17869 The oldest group of children in the children's home of the Ha - Shomer ha - Tsair movement in Lodz
  • Photos 17875 and 17876 Children from a children's home in Lodz who moved to Petrolesie in Lower Silesia

The Breicha, Organization for Smuggling Jews from Europe to Palestine, Post-World War II

  • Photo 19992 The Breicha operative, Zeev Shevach, in the area that constituted the Lodz ghetto
  • Photo 20030 Avraham, a Breicha operative in Lodz
  • Photo 20055 Yehuda, a courier in the Breicha station in Lodz (Hamalon [the hotel])
  • Photos 20074 and 20075 Yehuda Kupelowicz, a member of the Breicha central committee

Beit Lohamei Haghetaot
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Israel
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Fax: 972-(0)4-9958007
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