Woronow, Voronova
(Voranava, Belarus)

54°09' / 25°20'

Written by Moshe Berkowitz, beginning 1943



Project Coordinator

Alan Berkowitz
(grandson of author) - holder of the copyrights


Adah Fogel (1983)

Edited by

Ellen Sadove Renck

Typed by

Alma Cahn

This is a translation of Woronow, Voronova, by Moshe Berkowitz, beginning 1943. Translated from Yiddish by Adah Fogel.
Unpublished manuscript. Copy of text donated to GGG, Inc. by grandson of the author, Alan Berkowitz.
Also donated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives.

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(pages numbers of original manuscript)

I The Jewish Town of Woronowa 1-4
II Woronow Rabbis in the Last Hundred Years 5-12
III Woronow Jews and Institutions 13-18
IV Jewish Types, Customs, Folk Songs 19-37
V Young People Leave for America 38-44
VI German Military Occupies Wornowa 45-53
VII In the Woronow Prison 54-59
VIII We Work in the Woronow Marketplace 60-63
IX Spanish Troops March Through Woronowa 64-68
X Nazi Night Robbers 69-71
XI Brutal Annihilation in Woronowa of Lithuanian Jews 72-82
XII "Action" (Roundup) of the Aged and Sick 83-85
XIII Remaining Jews from Neighboring Towns are Brought to Voronowa 86-88
XIV Chaim Dublianski Chaim the Mute's Son 89-95
XV The Massacre in Woronowa 96-106
XVI Aussiedlung of Survivors to Lida 107-109
XVII How the Cantor-Ritual Slaughterer and Family Survived 110-114
XVIII Full List of Woronow Survivors 115-117
XIX Gone (Simon Levine) 118-123
XX On That Terrible Night 124-126
XXI With the Partisans in the Forest 127-135
  Untitled 136

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