Sosnowitz Ghetto, probably 1943
Reproduction from: Sefer Sosnovits veha-sevivah be-Zaglembiyah [The Books of
Sosnowitz and the Surroundings of Zaglembie], edited by Meir Shimon (Tel-Aviv:
Irgun yots’e Sosnovits veha-sevivah be-Yisra’el, 1973–74)
Reproduced courtesy of the Zaglembie Landsmanschaft, Melbourne, Australia
The occupation of Sosnowitz began in 1939. Jews were ordered to sew Stars
of David on armbands, as seen in this photograph taken in the Sosnowitz ghetto.
In an early letter, Raizel told Sala about armbands that Blima had sewn for