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Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00

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In Their Own Voice

The Djurin Orphanage Testimony Project

Ofer Lifshitz

In the Djurin orphanage, director Dov Hart initiated a "writing project," allowing those in his care to describe what he himself could not officially record: the reality of life in Transnistria following the deportation.

Group of Jewish youths in the Djurin ghetto just before the orphanage was opened, Transnistria, September 1943. Yad Vashem Archives
Group of Jewish youths in the Djurin ghetto just before the orphanage was opened, Transnistria, September 1943. Yad Vashem Archives

Pages from the original essay written in Yiddish by Pearl Postilnik. Yad Vashem Archives
Pages from the original essay written in Yiddish by Pearl Postilnik. Yad Vashem Archives

File kept by Dov Hart of his students at the orphanage in the Djurin ghetto, Transnistria. Yad Vashem Archives
File kept by Dov Hart of his students at the orphanage in the Djurin ghetto, Transnistria. Yad Vashem Archives

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