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WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE
PABIANICER LANDSLEIT OF MELBOURNE.
|This site is for articles concerning
the Pabianice Landsmanshaft of Melbourne,
and we are also involved in the JewishGen: TheYizkor Book Project.
Please go to jewishgen.org or yadvashem.org for geneology information.|
(Our 11th yizkor / memorial service in Melbourne)
The 75th anniversary was held on Sunday 21 May 2017, at the Monument, MCK Cemetery, Browns Road, Springvale. The main speaker was Henri Korn, the president of Melbourne Child Survivors of the Holocaust.
Max Lasky conducted the Yizkor service and Jack Ekstein spoke to a crowd of about 45 people.
See photos from the 2017
memorial service here...
Release - 9 May, 2014
Translation of book about
Jewish life in Pabianice, Poland
The Pabianice Landsmanshaft announces the publication of the
English translation of Seyfer Pabianice (The Pabianice Yizkor
book) originally published in Yiddish and Hebrew in 1956, edited by A. Wolf
The book in English is available at these places
world wide. Click here...
Last month the Pabianice Landsmanshaft launched the new
translation of the Pabianice Yizkor book. It was held at the home of
a descendant of a Pabianice family. One hundred people with links to
Pabianice attended. There were readings from the book as well as a reading
of the late Bronka Light’s journal by her daughter, Eva, including evocative
stories about her life in Pabianice before the war.
The first sections of the Pabianice book are now online at:
download a scanned copy of the
1st Edition, 2014 book (large file: 89MB)
NEWS UPDATE: On Saturday 14 July 2012,
a Pabianice Memorial Plaque was dedicated at the Caulfield Hebrew Congregation.