Ziva Shalev

Ziva Shalev, a retired teacher and educator, earned her B.A. in Jewish history and literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her M.A. in history at Tel Aviv University. Her master’s thesis was published as a book, Tosia Altman: From the Leadership of Ha-Shomer ha-Za’ir to the Leadership of the Uprising. She also wrote a biography of Haika Grosman, a member of the Jewish Fighting Organization, member of Knesset and chairwoman of Moreshet.

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Zelda Nisanilevich Treger

Zelda Treger belonged to the Nekamah (Vengeance) battalion, the Jewish unit under the command of Abba Kovner (1918–1987). As a courier, she was continuously sent to the city to obtain weapons, medicines, information on the army’s movements and even on rescue missions from the labor camp. Together with her fellow partisans, Treger participated in the liberation of Vilna.

Tosia Altman

Altman, who represented the Ha-Shomer ha-Za’ir movement in the underground correspondence, was a symbol and a legend among the members of her movement in Palestine—a symbol that was quickly forgotten.

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