In Memoriam

Flora Baranowicz Holcman

1911 – 1943

Staff Member, JDC Warsaw

Flora Holcman worked in the JDC Warsaw office before and during World War II. Married with one son, Holcman was murdered in 1943 after she was discovered hiding outside the ghetto on the “Aryan” side of Warsaw.

Extended Profile

Flora Baranowicz Holcman, the daughter of Eleonora and Salomon Baranowicz, was born in Wloclawek, Poland in 1911. She married Yitzhak Holcman in May 1938, and the couple had one son, Jerzyk. Flora Holcman worked in the JDC Warsaw office before and during World War II. She lived at Murenowska 35 in the Warsaw Ghetto. Flora Holcman was murdered in July 1943 after she was discovered hiding outside the ghetto on the “Aryan” side of Warsaw.

Sources

JDC Archives.

Yad Vashem – Pages of Testimony
Submitted 11.14.1974 by her close friend Pauline Whiteman
Submitted 08.06.1988 by Pesla Vartsky
Submitted 12.07.1996 by her niece Eleonora (Rozenberg/Hilkowitz) Stern

[Document includes the photograph that appears on this page]