New EHRI Blog: Alter Ogień Testimony – the earliest testimony in the collection of the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw

EHRI Document Blog Alter Ogien
Thursday, 29 June, 2017

In the latest EHRI-Document Blog post, Michał Czajka from the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw (ŻIH) draws his attention to the earliest document in the collection of testimonies at the ŻIH, a testimony by Alter Ogień from 1944, written in Yiddish. He follows the story of how Alter Ogień survived the Holocaust and uses the example to give an insight into these early documents, showing what information they can offer, but also describing what they don’t tell us.

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