to the homepage of the Lida Holocaust Memorial Foundation.
We thank you for visiting our website and giving us the opportunity
with you. Our organization was founded over 50 years ago
by survivors of World War 2 from the Lida area in modern
Belarus (then Poland) many
of whom who were rescued by the Bielski Brothers
portrayed in the movie Defiance.
foundation aims to both cherish the memories of all those
who have been lost in Lida and neighboring communities as
as commemorate all those who survived - with the hope of
keeping the Lida spirit alive for generations to come. Our
fundraising efforts support a vast a number of causes
including gravesite maintenance,
Holocaust awareness/education events,
memorial services and much more.
this our website you will find a community forever united
by our past and still connected to one another. We remain
to educating future generations as well as reconnecting
those who share
our history. Here the Lida spirit lives on!!
invite you to travel throughout this site where you
will read stories
of survival, see pictures
of the past and present, find prayers,
a discussion message board,
a list of future events, and
much more. If you would like to contact
the society with any questions or with any material to
put online please let us know.
to Holocaust Victims in Lida, Belarus
us remember, let us remember the heroes of Warsaw, the martyrs
of Treblinka, the children of Auschwitz. They fought alone, they
suffered alone, they lived alone, but they did not die alone, for
something in all of us died with them." - Elie Wiesel