About Asael Belsky
Asael Belsky was in the village of Lida, when he went with his girlfriend Haya Dzienciolski into hiding in the countryside. He was able to smuggle out his sister and her boyfriend.
Slowly there grew up in Nowogrodek a group of young people determined not to be caught of forced into the ghetto. In this way the forest communities began.
The Holocaust - Martin Gilbert, page 169