Szenes, Hannah

(1921-44)
   Palestinian poet and resistance fighter. She was born in Budapest, and moved to Palestine in 1939. She joined Kibbutz Sedot Yam, and began to write poetry. In 1942 she became one of a group of parachutists organized by the Haganah to rescue prisoners of war and organize Jewish resistance in Europe; she was dropped in Yugoslavia, and crossed the border into Hungary, where she was arrested and executed by the Nazis.

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  • SZENES, HANNAH — (1921–1944), poet and haganah fighter who parachuted into Nazi occupied Europe. Hannah was born in Budapest of an assimilated family, daughter of the writer Béla Szenes . She early revealed a remarkable intellect and literary talent; at 13 she… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Szenes, Hannah — (1921–1944)    A prime example of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust, Hannah Szenes was a poet who was a parachutist in the Jewish commando unit of the British army. Szenes was born in Budapest, Hungary, and moved to Palestine in 1939 where… …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

  • Senesh (Szenes), Hannah — (1921–44)    Haganah parachutist in Nazi occupied Europe. Hannah Senesh was born into an assimilated Hungarian Jewish family but became a Zionist under the influence of the strong anti Semitism existing in Hungary in the late 1930s, which found… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Hannah Szenes — in a Hungarian army uniform as a Purim costume. Hannah Szenes (Hebrew: חנה סנש‎) (Hungarian: Szenes Anikó), often anglicized as Hannah Senesh (July 17, 1921 – November 7, 1944) was a Hungarian Jew, one of 37 Jews from the British Mandate for… …   Wikipedia

  • Hannah Szenes — ou Chana Senesh (1921 1944), d origine hongroise, fut l’une des 37 personnes juives vivant en Palestine, maintenant Israël, qui ont suivi l’entraînement spécial britannique pour être parachutées ou infiltrées en Europe en vue d’aider à sauver les …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hannah Szenes — con un uniforme del ejército húngaro como disfraz de Purim. Lealtad Judaísmo Participó en …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hannah Szenes — in ungarischer Armee Uniform, getragen als Purim Kostüm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SZENES (originally Schlesinger), BÉLA — (1894–1927), Hungarian author. Szenes was born in Budapest. He joined the editorial boards of various newspapers, and was noted for his feuilletons (known as Szenes ember, which, in Hungarian, has the additional meaning of coalman ). Szenes wrote …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Szenes — ist der Familienname von: Árpád Szenes (1897–1985), ungarisch französischer Maler Hannah Szenes (1921–1944), jüdische Widerstandskämpferin Ina Bauer Szenes (* 1941), deutsche Eiskunstläuferin Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hannah (given name) — For other uses, see Hannah (disambiguation). Hannah Gender Female Origin Word/Name Hebrew Meaning Grace , He (God) has favoured me/favours me …   Wikipedia

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