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Pesia Alperovitz (Kastrol)

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Kurenets, Minsk Province, Belarus
Death: September 09, 1942 (62) (Murdered by the Nazis)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nachum Kastrel and Rose Lillian (Rocha Leah) Kastrol
Wife of Michael Alperovitz
Mother of Chana Vulis; Nachum Alperovitz; Doba Shtamler; Rachel Alperovitz; Henia Alperovitz and 1 other
Sister of Solomon Costrell (Kastrol); Hyman Costrell and Sadie Alpert

Managed by: Eilat Gordin Levitan
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About Pesia Alperovitz

Nachum wrote: ...I must tell you about my mother in a few sentences. Her resistance to the enemy was heroic and lasted throughout all the days of the Nazi occupation, until the German killers took her from her hiding place to her death. Even there, she never stopped cursing them and despising them. She spit in the face of one of them and hit him with her skinny, tired hand. For that, they killed her right on the spot. Days later, the villagers who saw the incident were still talking about it. They were amazed at how brave my mother was....

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Pesia Alperovitz's Timeline

Minsk Province, Belarus
May 1915
Age 35
Age 42
Minsk Province, Belarus
Age 43
Kurenets, Vileika, Belarus'
September 9, 1942
Age 62