Jack Borenstein

Jack Borenstein

Jack (Yankel) Borenstein was born in Ostrowiec and now lives in Toronto, Canada. He was named after his grandfather Jankiel Borenstein, who was killed in a pogrom in Ostrowiec.  (Click here to see Jankiel's page.)

Jack discusses his memories of the events in October 1942 when the Germans began the major deportation of most of the Jews of  the town, including his parents and siblings, to their deaths in Treblinka .