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Halina Górska


GÓRSKA (Endelman), HALINA (1898–1942), Polish novelist and social worker. Active in the League for the Defense of the Rights of Man, Halina Górska fought antisemitism and helped to found the Socialist periodical Sygnały. Her four major novels were Nad czarną wodą ("Over the Black Water," 1931), Chłopcy z ulic miasta ("Boys from the Streets," 1934), Druga brama ("The Other Gate," 1935), and, the two-part Barak płonie ("The Burning Hut," 1937–39). She was arrested and shot by the Gestapo.

Sources:Encyclopaedia Judaica. © 2008 The Gale Group. All Rights Reserved.