Teachers

Szmuel Penson

Szmuel Penson

Szmuel Penson (1865-1939) – melamed, publicist, son of Izrael and Estera née Segał. He was born in the town of Olkieniki in south-eastern Lithuania. In the 1890s he came to Płock, and in 1896 he married Itta Kajla née Landau (born 1868), the daughter of […]

Izrael Wolf Cynamon

Izrael Wolf Cynamon

Izrael Wolf Cynamon – teacher, son of Aron Hersz and Estera née Goldszyd, was born on January 1, 1883 in Płock. As a boy, he attended private studies, then he passed the exam at the government middle school in Płock and received a certificate of […]

Julian Stryjkowski

Julian Stryjkowski

Julian Stryjkowski (before the war known as Pesach Stark) (1905-1996) – writer, author of, among others the novels “Głosy w ciemności” [“Voices in Darkness”] (1956), “Austeria” (1966), “Sen Azrila” [“Azril’s Dream”] (1975), “Czarna róża” [“Black Rose”] (1962), “Przybysz z Narbony” [“Stranger from Narbonne”] (1978). He […]

Chana Sura Klejn

Chana Sura Klejn

Chana Sura Klejn (born in 1912 in Płock) – teacher, daughter of Jojne and Chana Rojza. A graduate of the Zofia Bukowiecka State Teachers’ College for Women in Płock (she received the diploma of a primary school teacher in 1931). She was the head of […]

Masza aka Maria Bromberger

Masza aka Maria Bromberger

Conscientious, diligent, talented, hard-working, devoted to school work… In this way, people from Płock perceived Masza (Maria) Bromberger, as evidenced by the preserved archival documents. Masza was born in 1895, as a daughter of Trajtel and Karolina neè Lewin. She received her elementary education in […]


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