Selma Sara Wittenberg

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Selma Sara Wittenberg (Landshut)

Hebrew: סלמה שרה ויטנברג (לנדסהוט)
Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Neumark (Prussia), Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Nowe Miasto County, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
Death: June 27, 1960 (82)
Ramat Gan, Israel
Place of Burial: Tel Aviv, Israel
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hermann Hirsch Landshut and Bertha Landshut
Wife of Berthold Binyamin Wittenberg
Mother of Hertha Löwenstein; Dr Walter Shlomo Wittenberg and Heinz Eliyahu Wittenberg
Sister of Jenny Asch; Michael Max Landshut; Erna, Ernestine Cowo / Covo; Alfred Abraham, Israel Landshut; David Landshut and 2 others

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About Selma Sara Wittenberg

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:; Neumark - Westpreussen und die Familie Landshut, Landshut, Siegfried,,

Selma Wittenberg nee Landshut born 24.01.1878 in Nowemiasto (Neumark) / Löbau.), Address in 1939: Hantenerstr. 7, Wilmersdorf, Berlin. Source:

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Selma Sara Wittenberg's Timeline

January 24, 1878
Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Nowe Miasto County, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
Age 22
Dobre Miasto, olsztyński, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
May 20, 1906
Age 28
Dobre Miasto, olsztyński, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland
March 24, 1909
Age 31
Guttstadt (Today: Dobre Miasto), olsztyński, Warminsko-Mazurskie, East Prussia, Germany (Today: Poland)
June 27, 1960
Age 82
Ramat Gan, Israel
Tel Aviv, Israel