JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page - Nadworna #general


Bruce Drake <BDrake@...>
 

This week's excerpt >from the Yizkor book of Nadworna (Nadvirna) in the Ukra=
ine - "A Hand Which Stuck Out >from the Mass Grave" - tries to come to grips=
with an agonizing question that haunted many Jews who had seen their peopl=
e murdered by the Germans during the years of the Holocaust: The " feeling =
of guilt which probably bothers every one of us: why did we not have the co=
urage and the "Gewure" [which I believe means "strength" in Yiddish dialect=
] to do what one of our people, Simson [Samson] has proven himself able to =
do in the olden times, long past?"

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/1425608010794683

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel

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