Given name: Gina Family name: Klepfisz (2)

  • (1, 2) YES
  • (1, 2) Female
  • (1) Gina , (2) Guta
  • (1) Klepfisz , (2) Klepfisz
  • (1) Kazimiera Jóźwiak
  • (1) December 1942, (2) July 1942
  • (1) Warszawa
    • (1) No
  • (1) From Warsaw, (2) No information
  • (1)

    Before the war she acted in Zukunft in Praga with Wladka, organised a children's group. Loved by her foster children. At the end of her live she worked as a nurse. As a hospital employee she rescued people from the Umschlagplatz risking her own life. Once a Jewish policeman caught her red-handed. He fired her. Crossed to the 'Aryan side' together with her brother, sister-in-law and 1-year-old child. The author, her brother and sister-in-law attended Gina Klepfisz's Christian funeral. At the cemetery they met Jankiel Celemenski, hanka Aleksandrowicz and Zygmunt. Among the ten mourners only Anna Wonchalska and Marysia Sawicka were Christian.


    A nurse of the Society of the Friends of Children (TPD) - an intern during the war, before the war - a secretary in the editor's office of 'Moment;' taken from the house at Leszno Street No. 24 during a blockade.

    • (1) activists
    • (2) medicine
  • (1)

    Serious and cheerful at the same time, loved by children. Warm, friendly and composed in difficult situations. Died in a hospital on the 'Aryan side.' The funeral on 5 December 1942.

  • (2)

    Braude, Juyta; Testimony, Yad Vashem Archives