The Partisan Poem
It was written as a poem of hope by Hirsh Glik, aged 20, in the Vilna ghetto in 1943.
Aaron Kremer’s English version recited by Freydl Mrocki of Shalom Aleichem College, Melbourne, Australia.
The Poem In Lithuanian
Giedrius Galvanauskas of Atzalynas Gymnasium in Kedainiai, Lithuania.
Inspired by his English teacher, Laima Ardaviciene, Giedrius used a Lithuanian translation, background music on viola , with a backdrop of old images of his hometown, Kedainiai, and even added English subtitles.
The viola was played by Tzvi Friedl of Perth Australia.
Translation by Roza Tzvi Ben Litay and Sergey Kanovich