Selma Sara Wittenberg

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Selma Sara Wittenberg (Landshut)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Nowe Miasto County, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
Death: Died in Ramat Gan, Israel
Place of Burial: Kiryat Shaul Cemetery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hermann Tzvi Landshut and Bertha Landshut
Wife of Berthold Wittenberg
Mother of Hertha Löwenstein; Dr Walter Wittenberg and <private> Wittenberg
Sister of Jenny Asch; Michael Max Landshut; Erna Landshut; Alfred Abraham, Israel Landshut; David Landshut and 2 others

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About Selma Sara Wittenberg (Landshut)

After her husband died, Selma fled along with her brother Alfred and his wife Erna to Palestine. They fled on the "Ma'apilim" ship called Pentcho in 18.05.1940 from Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. The ship contained 509 people and designated to Netanya, Palestine. The ship got into some rocks near an isolated volcano island named Kamila Nisi (Chamili Nisida), Greece. After 10 days on the island, in 18-19.10.1940 Nisi they taken by the Italian Navy to arrest at Rhodes, Greece. Alfred died in Rhodes because of hunger in 1941, while the two sisters in law interned to Ferramonti Di Trezia Internment Camp in Italy, in January or March 1941. In June 1944, the "Pentcho group" released and left from Trento, Italy, on the ship Stefan Batory to Alexandria, Egypt, and from there to Palestina. Sources: ushmm.org; Neumark - Westpreussen und die Familie Landshut, Landshut, Siegfried, lbi.org, maapilim.cdtechweb.com.

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Selma Sara Wittenberg's Timeline

1878
April 1, 1878
Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Nowe Miasto County, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
1900
1900
Age 21
1901
1901
Age 22
Dobre Miasto, olsztyński, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
1906
May 20, 1906
Age 28
Dobre Miasto, olsztyński, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
1960
June 27, 1960
Age 82
Ramat Gan, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel