Bielicka, Chasia

Birth Name Bielicka, Chasia [1] [2]
Birth Name Stasziwak Stasiuk, Halina Helena

    Chasia Bielicka used the name of a young Polish woman, Helena Stasziwak,when she worked on the Aryan side of Bialystock.

Married Name Bornstein-Bielicka, Chasia
Call Name Halina
Gender female


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1921 Гро́дна Hrodna Grodno, Белару́сь  

Membership 1933 השומר הצעיר ‎haShomer haTzair  

Event Note

Chasia Bielicka was chosen to represent haShomer haTzair השומר הצעיר in Poland at the movement’s first post-Holocaust convention in France.

Military Service   Białystok, powiat Białostocki, województwo Podlaskie, Polska Chasia Bornstein-Bielick enlisted in the combat resistance and was sent to Białystok

Event Note

Chasia Bielicka served as a liaison Verbindungsmädchen with the partisans, moving ammunition, medicines, food and information to the Białystok Białystok forests.
She, along with other women colleagues, gathered intelligence about the positioning of German forces, enabling the Red Army to conquer Białystok Białystok without loss.

Event Note

After the Bialystok Ghetto Getto Białostockie was liquidated in August 1943, following an uprising, Chasia Bielicka worked for two Germans who had contact with Russian partisans.
From August, 1944, she fought with the guerrillas for the liberation of Bialystok Białystok.

Military Service   Łódź, województwo Łódzkie, Polska Chasia Bornstein-Bielicka opened the first children’s home for the Redemption of Jewish Children in Liberated Poland

Event Note

For 18 months, Chasia Bielicka wandered along the route of the Bricha to Germany, and France, with the children.

Boat April 2, 1947 תיאודור הרצל Theodor Herzl השומרת Guardian Theodor Herzl תיאודור הרצל sailed from Sète for Palestine

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Maapilim ship אוניית מעפילים Theodor Herzl

Event Note

On April 2, 1947, Arie Donner, and his son, Henri, sailed for Palestine aboard Theodor Herzl תיאודור הרצל .

Event Note

On April 2, 1947, François-Jean Armorin came aboard Guardian Theodor Herzl תיאודור הרצל with a colleague in the French press, and sailed from Sète, with the Maapilim.

Event Note

On April 2, 1947, Chasia Bielicka boarded Theodor Herzl תיאודור הרצל with more than 500 children in her charge.

Camp May, 1947 Καράολος Gazimagusa Karakol Karaolos Internment Camps 55-62, Mağusa bölgesi, Κύπρος Kıbrıs The British interned the passengers of Theodor Herzl תיאודור הרצל at Karalaos Καράολος

Place Note

In May, 1947, the passengers of Theodor Herzl תיאודור הרצל were transported to Detention Camp No.55 at Karaolos Καράολος.

Event Note

Chasia Bielicka was interned at Karalaos Καράολος for six months, and continued to run educational activities.

Aliyah August, 1947    

Marriage     Bornstein married Chasia Bielicka

Membership 1947 קיבוץ להבות הבשן kibbutz Lahavot haBashan, הגליל העליון, הצפון, ישראל  



<center><h2>Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Chasia Bornstein (Bielicka)</h2><iframe width="850" height="510" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></center>

Source References

  1. One of the Few, The Path of a Resistance Fighter and Educator, 1939-1947
  2. Mein Weg als Widerstandskämpferin


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