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Halina Birenbaum (Warsaw, 15 September 1929) is a Holocaust survivor, writer, poet, translator and activist.
Born in Warsaw, Birenbaum spent her childhood in the Warsaw Ghetto and later on in German concentration camps: Majdanek, Auschwitz (Oświęcim), Ravensbrück and Neustadt-Glewe, from which she was liberated in 1945. In 1947, she emigrated to Israel, where she started a family. In March 2001 she was awarded a title of Person of Unity 2001 by Polish Rada Chrzescijan i Żydów.
- Hope is the last to die (Nadzieja umiera ostatnia), 1967. Translated into English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, and Hebrew
- Return to ancestors' land (Powrót do ziemi praojców), 1991
- Scream for remembrance (Wołanie o pamięć)
- Even when I laugh (Nawet gdy się śmieję)
- Not about flowers (Nie o Kwiatach)
- How in words (Jak można w słowach)
- Halina Birenbaum - Ada Holtzman homepage, zchor.org Includes extensive bibliography
- Platform for Jewish-Polish Dialogue
- Auschwitz 70th anniversary: Survivors warn of new crimes
- City of Warsaw honors Polish-Israeli writer Halina Birenbaum
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