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The Holocaust in Belarus

by Leonid Smilovitsky

Belarus SIG is working on a translation of this book, the definitive work on the Holocaust in Belarus.  If you can read Russian and wish to participate in this important project, please email me.

English Table of Contents

Preface (Russian)  ...7
Preface (English) ... 10
Author's introduction (Russian)
Author's introduction (English)

Chapter I. Special features of the Holocaust in Belorussia

Point 1: A Demographic Profile of the Jews in Belorussia from the Pre-war to the Post-war time // Journal of Genocide Research (New York), Vol. 5 (1) 2003, pp. 117-129. ...27
Point 2: Searching for Rescue ... 50
Point 3: Difference in status between Jewish & non-Jewish children ... 84

Chapter II

Point 1: Struggle in Minsk ghetto:  The Minsk Ghetto: An Issue of Jewish Resistance, // Shvut, No 1-2 (17-18), 1995, pp. 177-199 (Tel Aviv University), ... 102
Point 3: Table on page 125:  Jewish family camps and units in Belarus, 1941-1944
page 130

Chapter III

Point 1: Material from the Aid Committee [Soviet Extraordinary Commission]

Baranovichi  .. 160
Greater Berestovits ... 161
Borisov..162
Biten.. 163
Vasilishki.. 164
Vileyka.. 164
Vitebsk... 167
Vishnevo ... 168
Volkovisk... 168
Volozhin ... 169
Vorobevichi ... 171
Voronovo.. 171
Gorodets .. 172
Gorodeya ... 173
Grodno.. 174
Derechin ... 175
Drogechin.. 176
Dyatlavo.. 176
Zembin.. 177
Ivye... 178
Ilya.. 179
Kletsk..181
Kozlovshschina... 182
Kokhanovo... 183
Kurenets.. 183
Lida.. 184
Lyakhovichi.. 186
Molchad... 187
Myadel.. 188
Nesvizh.. 189
Orsha... 190
Peski... 191
Surazh... 192
Tolochin.. 193
Uerikov... 194
Yanovichi... 194

Point 2.  Holocaust Witnesses

Berezhevo.. 197
Glusk.. 198
Gorki... 200
Zheludok ...203
Klimovichi.. 204
Lyad'... 207
Minsk... 209
Mozhir.... 212
Novogrudok... 215
D. Ordat'... 216
Plissa [Plotsk?]... 218
Pogost-Zagorodski... 220
Smilovichi... 223
Smorgon... 225
Stolin... 227
Turov..  228
Uzda... 230
Khotenchits'... 232

Point 3.  Ilya Ehrenburg on the Holocaust of the Jews in Belorussia: Unknown Evidence, // East European Jewish Affairs, Vol. 29, No 1-2, Summer-Winter 1999, pp. 61-74 ... 234

Chapter IV

Point 1. Cherven'     Attempt to Erect Memorial to Holocaust Victims Blocked by Soviet Byelorussian Authorities, // East European Jewish Affairs (Institute of Jewish Policy Research in London), Vol. 27 (1), 1997, pp. 71-80  ... 247

Point 2.  Survivors of the Holocaust

Berezhin.. 197
Glusk... 198
Gorki... 200
Zheludok..203
Klimovich... 204
Lyad'.. 207
Minsk..209
Mozir.. 212
Novogrudok.. 215
D. Ordat .. 261
Pliss [Plotsk]..218
Podost-Zagorodski... 220
Smilovich... 223
Smorgon ... 225
Stolin.. 227
Turov.. 228
Uzda... 230
Khotenchits .. 232

Point 3: Pictures

418   420  422  424  426   428   430 432

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2003 Belarus SIG