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Invitation to the ceremony for the commemoration of Mala Zimetbaum

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Sunday December 10th at 15h
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Date of birth: January 26, 1922 - Date of death: September 15, 1944

"In 1933, Mala joined the Zionist youth scout movement Hanoar Hatsioni

May 18, 1940,Antwerp falls to the German troops, for the 70 000 Jews of Belgium, it is the beginning of the end

On 22 July 1942, Mala was arrested, and on 15 September she was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Mala, "chief interpreter" of the camp, will enjoy a privileged status.

What makes Mala so great is her desire to make others benefit from her status: advice, encouragement, favors, interventions to spare the sick and the weakest.

On June 24, 1944, Mala deported No. 19880 escapes from Auschwitz-Birkenau and go to Slovakia

Arrested again on July 6, she will be executed on September 15, in atrocious conditions"



«Beste Vrienden,

Graag nodigen wij U uit voor de herdenkingsplechtigheid van Mala Zimetbaum op 10 December om 15.00h , in ons lokaal.

Alle details vindt U op de bijgaande affiche.


Met vriendelijke groeten,

B'nai Brith Antwerpen

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