Memory Quilt

 

The story continues | Second Generation

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The Second Generation are the children and grand-children of The Boys. Our parents have deputed to us the ...
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Henry Abisch

Henry Abisch

My husband, Henry Abisch, was born on 25th December 1928 in Rachov, Carpathia, Czechoslovakia. He was taken with ...
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Jack Aizenberg

Jack Aizenberg

Our father, grandfather and our hero, Jack Yankel Aizenberg, was born on 15th April 1928, in a small ...
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Icek Alterman

Icek Alterman

Icek was born in Ozarow, Poland, in 1928, the middle of three children. When he was a small ...
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Sidney Baker

Sidney Baker

Sidney Baker was born Shaul Bekierman on 20th October 1927 in Chmielnik, Poland. The son of Yekesil, a ...
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Harry Balsam

Harry Balsam

Harry was born in 1929 in Gorlice, Poland. He was separated from his mother, sister and little brother ...
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Michael Bandel

Michael Bandel

This square was made for my husband, Michael Bandel (Yechiel Mechel Tvi). He is shown together with his ...
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Bulldogs Bank

Bulldogs Bank

This photo was taken in Bulldogs Bank in 1946. These six children were some of the youngest survivors ...
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Mendel Beale

Mendel Beale

My grandpa, Mendel Beale, was born in December 1921 in a small village outside of Lodz, Poland. He ...
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Roman Becher

Roman Becher

Roman was born in Lwow, Eastern Poland on 23 November 1929. Only his mother Sabina, aunts Lucy and ...
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Salek and Sarolta Benedikt

Salek and Sarolta Benedikt

My idea for a quilt square was to have a fan of coloured pencils with a picture of ...
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Felix Berger

Felix Berger

My father Yechiel Ophriam Fishel Berger (known later as Felix) was born on 10th October 1927 in Wloszczowa, ...
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Wlodka Blit Robertson

Wlodka Blit Robertson

Our mother Wlodka Blit Robertson was in the Warsaw ghetto until 1943, just before the ghetto uprising, living ...
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Mayer Bomsztyk

Mayer Bomsztyk

Mayer Bomsztyk was born on 28th December 1928 in Staszow, Poland. He was the youngest of 3 children ...
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Zvi Brand

Zvi Brand

My father Zvi Brand was born in Ulutz, Poland, on 5th of August 1929. He was taken to ...
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Peter Isaac Brandstein

Peter Isaac Brandstein

Isaac was originally Hungarian. He was born in the Carpathian Mountains and passed away in London. During the ...
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Esther and Stan Brunstein

Esther and Stan Brunstein

The starting point for me was the map of Poland, the country of birth for both my parents ...
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Adash Bulwa

Adash Bulwa

My father, Adash Bulwa, was born on 15th September 1926 in Poland in Piotrków-Trybunalski. In 1941 he was ...
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Joseph Carver

Joseph Carver

The family chose Martin Gilbert’s book cover entitled ‘The Boys Triumph Over Adversity’ because Joseph himself, aged seventeen, ...
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Sam Cooper

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Sam Cooper, originally Szmul Kuczer (Kutscher), was born on 9th August 1931 in Hrubieszov, near Lublin in Poland, ...
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