Where they lived and died
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of Eastern Europe
to access the maps of Europe, Germany,
Austria, Czechoslovakai, Bohemia, Moravia, Transylvania,
Hungary and the location of KZ camps.
Vienna phone books
Deportations of Porges from
Porges graves in Vienna's cemeteries
Jews in Vienna
Excerpt from "Hitler's
Vienna, a dictators's apprenticeship" by Brigitte Hamann
Czechs in Vienna
Excerpt from "Hitler's Vienna,
a dictators's apprenticeship" by Brigitte Hamann
Hitler's Origin by Alexander
The Prague Jews
by Rebecca Weiner, the Jewish Virtual Library, American-Israeli
(History, Prague Renaissance, World War II, Post-World War II,
The Jewish Community Today, Terezin Concentration Camp)
A History of Habsburg Jews,
1670-1918, by William O. McCagg Jr.
(with references to Moses
Porges, Judah Porges and the Porges von Portheim family)
Franz Kafka's family tree
(his grand mother was born Esther Porias)
Porges victims of the
At the beginning of the German occupation 118
310 Jews lived on the territory of the so-called Protectorate
of Bohemia and Moravia.
In the deportation transports from Prague and Brno, 7 002 Jews
were sent to Lodz, Minsk and Ujazdow .
The deportation transports to Terezin numbered 73 468 Jewish prisoners
from the Protectorate territory.
From Terezin 60 382 Jewish prisoners from the Protectorate were
deported to the East.
254 Porges were deported to the camp of Terezin
(60 km North of Prague).
The Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic
has kept the individual cards of transport to the camp of Terezin
and provived copies of the 254 records.
In November 2000, Beit Theresienstadt provided a list of 227 Porges
deported to Theresienstadt.
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Genocide of the Czech Jews
by Miroslav Karny
at Kibbutz Givat Chaym
Ichud. It was erected in memory of the Jews of Ghetto Theresienstadt
who perished during the Nazi persecution.The official opening
was in 1975.The "Theresienstadt Martyrs Remembrance Association"
built this edifice through the initiative of the surviving
members of the Zionist Youth Movement and the "Hechalutz"
organization living in Israel.
Interview with a Survivor
: Charlotte Guthmann Opfermann
: An Overview
Adapted from the Encyclopedia
of the Holocaust, a short overview of the camp. including
information on the first months, deportations, life in the
ghetto, the Red Cross visit, and epidemics.
: The "Model" Ghetto
by Chuck Ferree
visit to Terezin
by Chuck Vadun, part of
Web Travel Review's Berlin/Prague story
"A light rain fell as I stood at the Martin Tours booth
on one corner of Prague's Old Town Square, waiting for the
tour bus to arrive to take me to Terezin."
Never Saw Another Butterfly
Drawings and Poems from Terezín Concentration Camp,
1942-1944. A Book Review by Amanda Kaufman, Cold
Spring Harbor High School, New York
in Ghetto Theresienstadt, "VIP" in the Ghettto
Otto Porges and Elsa Bernstein
(née Porges) were among the 254 Porges deported to
location map of the concentration camps
to lists of KZ camps names.
Deportations from Paris
tombstones at the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris
Jewish history of Hungary Jewish
history of Transylvania
Jewish history of Romania Jewish history of Transylvania
and Diamonds, by Raleigh Trevelyan
(with references to Jules Porgès,
diamond magnate, and Théodore Porgès)
List of 121 Porges names from the SSDI
Lists of Porges, Porgesz, Porjes, Porjesz, Purjes.
The Social Security Death Index (SSDIThe Social
Security Death Index (SSDI) is generated from the U.S. Social
Security Administration's Death Master File. It contains the records
of deceased persons who were assigned Social Security numbers
and whose deaths have been reported to the SSA. The following
index is current to the end of April 2001.
New York directory 1869 & 1890
Montgomery (Alabama) directory 1880-1895
New York naturalization index 1907-1927
New York census 1790-1890
Illinois census 1810-1890
New York births 1891-1902
Jewish history of Yugoslavia,
with a reference to Nenad Porges