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Wierzbniker Society - Background

Wierzbnik was a a Jewish shtetl in Poland that was destroyed by the Nazis. Many of their survivors rebuilt their lives in Toronto after the war. Their legacy is a valuable piece of Jewish immigrant history both pre- and post- World War II. 

Beth Emeth is proud to be the home of the Wierzbniker Society

Please send any inquiries to 

Wierzbnik source books:

The Wierzbnik Yiskor book was published in Yiddish and Hebrew in 1973. An English translation was completed in 2008.

Available free of charge here

In 2020, The Yiskor book was edited and published by JewishGen Press

Available for $41 USD here     



       Remembering Survival: Inside A Nazi Slave Labor Camp by Christopher Browning 2010 

   Available here for $35 here                


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