Warsaw Judenrat Members

Judenrat Members in February 1940


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BART, Tadeusz. Born on 15 October 1873 in Warsaw. He was the former Director of the Pigment factory, and former Vice-Chairman of the Union of Merchants. He lived at 36 Chlodna Street and later at 66 Pawia Street in the ghetto. He was deported to Treblinka death camp during 1943, where he perished.

BERMAN, Jakub. Born on 27 April 1878. He was former Vice-President of the Board of the Merchants Mutual Assistance Society and former Director of the Central Office of the Co-operatives Bank. He was a merchant who lived at Elektoralna Street, apartment 3. He died on 8 December 1941.

CZERNIAKOW, Adam. The Judenrat Chairman, is covered in the Jewish Biographies Section

EKERMAN, Ber Ajzyk. Born on 23 August 1891. He was one of the leaders of Agudat Israel. He was also the editor of the Warsaw paper Dos Idisze Togblat. He lived at 24 Grzybowska Street. He was murdered on 18 January 1943.

GEPNER, Abraham. Born on 19 June 1872. He was the owner of a metal works factory, and was former President of the Central Office of the Union of Merchants. He was well-known in Warsaw as the patron of Jewish charitable organisations. He worked with the Jewish underground movement. He lived at 30 Chlodna Street, and later at 20 Chlodna Street and finally on 30 Franciszkanka Street. He was shot by the Germans on 3 May 1943, within the ghetto.

GLUCKSBERG, Dr. Rachmil Henryk. Born on 10 June 1883. He was a chemical engineer and a former member of the Council of Health Trusts. He lived at 15 Ogrodowa Street. He was murdered on 18 January 1943.

JASZUNSKI, Jozef. Born on 15 December 1881. He was the former Director of ORT. He lived at 2 Chlodna Street and later at 78 Zelazna Street. He was murdered on 18 January 1943.

KAMINER, Szylim, Ber. Born on 1 April 1884. He was an activist of Agudat Israel and wrote commentaries on the Bible and treatises. He lived at 11a Pawia Street. He died of typhus on 18 January 1941.

KOBRYNER, Edward Eliasz. Born on 14 April 1880. He was a former judge of the Commercial Court. He lived at 73 Leszno Street. He was murdered in April 1943.

LABEDZ, Lazar. Born on 10 October 1860. He was a former soap and perfume merchant and philanthropist. He died in January 1941

LICHTENBAUM, Marek. Born on 28 November 1876. He was Chairman of the Warsaw Judenrat, after Adam Czerniakow committed suicide. He was an engineer by profession  and after autumn 1942, lived at 40 Muranowska Street. He was shot by the Germans on 23 April 1943, within the ghetto

MILEJKOWSKI, Izrael. Born on 17 July 1887. He was a doctor, dermatologist, organiser of research into starvation within the ghetto. He lived at 5 Orla Street. He was deported to the Treblinka death camp in January 1943.

ROZEN, Chil. Born on 13 December 1899. He lived at 13 Leszno Street. He was shot in the ghetto in September 1942.

ROZENSZTAT, Boleslaw. Born on 28 October 1887. He was a barrister. He lived at 12 Prosta Street. He was deported to Treblinka death camp in January 1943, where he perished.

ROZENTHAL, Barauch Wolf. Born on 15 February 1879. He was a hatmaker or a printer by profession. He lived at 7 Zamenhof Street and 3 Dzielna Street. He was murdered during April 1943.

SCHWARTZ, Herman. An invalid from  World War One. He died in late 1941.

SZERESZEWSKI, Stanislaw. Born on 20 April 1881. He was an engineer, former Director of the Henrykow Yeast and Distilling Plant. He lived at 6 Walicow Street. He was shot by the Germans on 23 April 1943, within the ghetto.

SZPIRO, Dawid. Born on 20 September 1901. He was a Rabbi. He lived at 4 Bonifraterska Street. No further details known.

SZTOKHAMER, Szymon. Born on 7 July 1902. He was a Rabbi. He lived at 9 Przejazd Street. He was deported to the Lublin Concentration Camp during early May 1943.

SZTOLCMAN, Abram. Born on 11 March 1890. He was an engineer. He lived at 43 Sienna Street, Apartment 2. He was shot by the Germans on 23 April 1943, within the ghetto.

TEMPEL, Hilary. Born on 20 October 1881. He was a barrister. No further details known.

ZABLUDOWSKI, Benjamin. Born during 1878 or 1880. He was a merchant. He lived at 43 Sienna Street and later at 7 Chlodna Street Apartment 71. He died on 3 January 1942.

ZUNDELEWICZ, Bernard. Born on 2 April 1886. He was a barrister and former President of the Union of Small- Scale Merchants. He lived at 13-15 Elektoralna Street. He was murdered on 18 January 1943.


At a later point in time, the following men were also members of the Warsaw Judenrat


GRAFF, Jerzy. Born on 11 September 1905. He was a barrister and former Secretary of the Union of Small-Scale Merchants. He lived at 9 Grzybowska Street. No further details known.

GRASBERG, Henryk. An industrialist and a philanthropist. He died in June 1941.

GRODZIENSKI, Natan. A barrister. He lived at 5 Elektoralna Street. He was murdered on 18 January 1943.

HURWICZ, Zygmunt. He lived at 25 Sienna Street. He was murdered on 18 January 1943

KUPCZYKIER, Leopold. Born on 2 April 1891. He was a former chocolate manufacturer and an activist in the Craftsmen Movement. He lived at 69 Pawia Street. He was murdered in the Lublin Concentration Camp in November 1943.

WIELIKOWSKI, Gustaw. Born during 1899. He was a barrister and a socialist activist. He became a member of the Warsaw Judenrat in June 1941,after the death of Henryk Grasberg. He was shot by the Germans on 23 April 1943, within the ghetto.

WINTER, Szmul. He was a grain merchant from Wloclawek and an activist in YIVO. He was also a philanthropist who worked with the Jewish underground. He was shot on 3 May 1943, within the ghetto.

WOLFOWICZ, Abraham. Born on 8 February 1891. Between 1919 and 1926 he was a City Councillor. He was a former Headmaster of the Chinuch Gymnasium in Warsaw. He lived at 7 Mylna Street. He was a member of the Judenrat from April 1941. No further details known. 


Sources:

B. Engelking & J. Leociak, The Warsaw Ghetto A Guide to the Perished City, Yale University Press, New Haven and London 2009.

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Judenrat Members in February 1940

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