(1921 - 1988)
Born in Bielsko. Fighter in the underground
partisan organization. Until World War II she lived in Plock and when
the war broke out she moved to Vilna. Korczak-Marla joined the "Hashomer
Hatzair" youth movement leadership there, beside Abba
Kovner and Vitka Kempner. After the destruction of the ghetto and the murder of 40,000 Jews, she became an active participant in
the youth movement's meetings, and joined Abba Kovner's idea of
defense by weapons inside the Ghetto. In the same meeting was decided
to call to armed organization. Thereafter, in January 1, 1942, was
published "The First Declaration" composed by Kovner.
Korczak-Marla was also active in the "United Partisans
Organization". After its commander Itzhak Wittenberg was
caught, she joined the fighters who decided to leave the Ghetto to
act in the woods.
In July 1944, Korczak-Marla returned to the freed
Vilna and was sent to Israel via Romania. In December 12, 1944, she
arrived in Israel and joined kibbutz Eilon. Immediately she reported to the Jewish – Israeli leadership
a complete report about the Holocaust horrors and about the Jewish resistance movement.
Korczak-Marla settled in kibbutz Ein Hahoresh with
a group of partisans.
After the war she was engage in educational
projects in the "Kibbutz-Artzi" movement and in her own
Korczak-Marla was one of MORESHET's founders.
Together with Abba Kovner she founded the Learning and Research Center of the Holocaust in
Givat Haviva to promote Holocaust education.
In 1964 her biography - "Flames in
Ashes" - was published (still only in Hebrew).
Mordechai Anilevich Memorial