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|I.L. Pereca Street
Writer Iccak Lejb Perec (1852-1915) was born in Zamo¶ć. He worked there as an
attorney. He moved to 1 Ceglana St. in Warsaw in 1886 and began a job as a bureaucrat in the Jewish
Community, where he remained until the end of his life. In 1888 he published the Yiddish poem titled
"Monish," sparking off a Romantic trend in Yiddish
poetry. His home in Warsaw became a focal point for Jewish cultural
life. In 1899-1900 he wrote most of his Folktales and Chassidic
Motifs. During the 1905 Revolution he cooperated with the press of the parties political parties Bund and the Jewish wing of the Polish Socialist Party. The last and greatest of Perec's
dramas, Night in the Old Marketplace, was written in 1907. He died on April 3, 1915. Over 100,000 people attended his
|Corner of Prosta and Twarda streets
On May 10, 1943 a group of 34 Jews, ghetto fighters, surfaced from the
sewers. They were transported by truck to Łomianki outside of
Warsaw. Soon some of them were denounced to the Nazis and shot to death in the village of Płudy. The remaining ones joined the Modechaj Anielewicz partisan division in the Wyszków
This is a tiny street situated between Zielna Street and Gzybowski
Square. On it are four apartment houses, numbers 7, 9, 12 and 14, which though in deplorable
condition, are now one of the very few remaining fragments of
"Jewish Warsaw." Currently the Jewish Renaissance Foundation is preparing plans to restore
|Path of Remembrance
(Umschlagplatz, 10 Stawki
Street to the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes, corner of Zamenhoffa and Anielewicza
The Path is marked by blocks of black granite, on which are engraved a description of events and the names of people active in the
ghetto. The Path leads from Umschlagplatz, past the Bunker Monument to the Jewish Fighters Organization (ŻOB), to the Monument to the Ghetto
Heroes. The blocks are dedicated to the memory of poet I. Kacenelson, pedagogue J. Korczak, rabbi I. Nissenbaum, ŻOB courier F. Płotnicka, Jewish Military Union (ŻZW) commander P.
Frenkel, Poalej Syjon (a leftist, Zionist party) member M.
Majerowicz, ŻOB commander M. Anielewicz, Haszomer Hacair (scouting
association) member A. Wilner, Bund activist S. Zygielbojm, M. Klepfisz, Polish Social Party activist J. Lewartowski, and historian E. Ringelblum.
The Path was created in 1988, designed by Z. G±sior, S. Jankowski
(a.k.a. Agaton) and M. Moderau.