Rabbi Solomon Horowitz

  • Recording Date: September 12, 1946
  • Duration: 49:28
  • Spools: 9-120, 9-121A
  • Location: Hénonville, France
  • Languages: Yiddish

Biographical Information

  • Name: Rabbi Solomon Horowitz
  • Age: 37
  • Birthplace: Zolotyy Potik, Poland
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Poland
  • Marital Status: widower
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Zolotyy Potik, Poland
  • Interned At: Buczacz Ghetto
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Chernivtsi, Ukraine
  • Liberated By: Russia

Commentary

 Jews could sometimes run away from the Germans and live in the forests of eastern Europe, but their chances of survival were slim. Rabbi Solomon Horowitz, the spiritual leader of 1,400 Jews in the Polish town of Potok, led a portion of his flock into the woods. Less than a year ... Read full commentary »