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Topic: Petr Ginz

  Petr GINZ - Vikipedio
Petr GINZ (naskiĝis la 1-an de februaro 1928 - mortis 1944 en Auschwitz) estis ĉeĥa knabo de juda deveno, filo de esperantistoj Ota GINZ kaj Marie GINZOVÁ, kies desegnaĵo de la Tero vidata de sur la Luno, kiun li desegnis en Prago, fariĝis internacia simbolo de Holokaŭsto.
Petr estis tre talenta knabo, kiu revis pri vojaĝoj sur maroj kaj en kosmo.
Pri Petr Ginz aperis granda artikolo en Israela Esperantisto, n-ro 141, Decembro 2004.
eo.wikipedia.org /wiki/Petr_GINZ   (284 words)

 Vedem - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
The inspiration for the authors of Vedem was their teacher, the youth leader of the compound, "Professor" Valtr Eisinger (died 1945 near Buchenwald) who lived in the barracks and supervised the boys, together with Josef "Pepek" Stiassny.
One of the outstanding contributors to Vedem was "nz," or Petr Ginz (1928–1944), who at fourteen became the first and only editor-in-chief of the magazine.
A drawing by Ginz of the planet Earth as seen from the Moon was taken by Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon onto the Space Shuttle Columbia, which disintegrated upon its reentry into the Earth's atmosphere.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Petr_Ginz   (1093 words)

 FORWARD : Forward Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Petr was imprisoned for two years in the Theresienstadt concentration camp before being deported to Auschwitz in 1944, where he died at age 16.
Petr was an indomitable spirit — roguish, passionate, too visionary to be hemmed in by physical constraints.
Petr Ginz was not one of the survivors.
www.forward.com /issues/2003/03.02.07/oped1.html   (738 words)

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It might never have been discovered at all had Ginz's name not become internationally known when his drawing of the moon was taken on the ill-fated Columbia space shuttle mission in 2003 by Ilan Ramon, Israel's first astronaut, to symbolise the Holocaust.
So when Petr's sister Chava Pressburger received an email later that year enclosing scanned sections of text written by her talented brother 60 years earlier, before his death in Auschwitz, she was stunned as she had known nothing of the diary.
Petr, a keen writer, was deported to Terezin in October 1942, aged 14.
www.wtop.com /index.php?sid=443459&nid=249&template=print   (765 words)

 "The Diary of My Brother" - a child's testimony that life can go on, even amid the horrors of the Holocaust - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Petr Ginz was born to a Jewish father and non-Jewish mother in Prague in 1928.
All of Petr Ginz' relatives from his Jewish father's side of the family were sent to concentration camps.
The diaries were written between 1941-1942 before Petr Ginz was sent to Terezin, as he was living in Prague with his parents and younger sister, attending a Jewish school.
www.radio.cz /en/issue/62641   (1745 words)

 Petr Ginz diaries
Like Petr, she was sent to Theresienstadt, where she managed to save some of her brother's notes after the Nazis transported him to Auschwitz.
Most importantly, Ginz became the driving force behind the secret Theresienstadt newspaper Vedem (We Are Leading), which was published by the boys in his barracks.
Petr Ginz was not allowed to fulfill his potential.
isurvived.org /InTheNews/PetrGinz-diaries.html   (1087 words)

 Information server city of Prague: Exhibition in Brussels commemorates Jewish Holocaust victim Ginz
One of Ginz's drawings, called A View from the Moon on Planet, became world famous after it was taken by Ilan Ramon, the first-ever Israeli astronaut along on the ill-fated space shuttle Columbia in 2003.
A stamp with Ginz's portrait was issued in the Czech Republic earlier this ear and South Bohemian astronomers named an asteroidafter Ginz.
Ginz was deported to Terezin (Theresienstadt) ghetto in 1942.
www.praha-mesto.cz /(epaece55nqyosn55dj51af55)/default.aspx?id=64572&ido=6035&sh=185775896   (310 words)

 Virtual Stamp Club
It was drawn by Petr Ginz, a teen who drew it before his death at Auschwitz.
The museum has nearly 100 paintings by Ginz, a Jew, who was born in Prague in 1928.
However after 16 days of space research the lives of all 7 astronauts ended with a disaster on the landing manoeuvre on 1.2.2003 which was also a culmination of the emotional fate of the Ginz's drawing.
www.virtualstampclub.com /czech_astronaut.html   (398 words)

 The Gift of Ilan Ramon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ginz drew "Moon Landscape" while in the Theresienstadt ghetto and later died in Auschwitz at age 16.
Despite his horrible experiences, Ginz was able, perhaps forced, to look beyond the grisly present and hope for a future in which he might explore the world from which he was then barred.
Ginz drew the picture out of longing and suffering and Ramon was the embodiment of Ginz's dreams and longing to be free.
www.uscj.org /Koach/kocapr03bier.htm   (702 words)

 The Prague Post Online
Petr Ginz's drawing Moon Landscape was aboard the space shuttle Columbia when it came apart Feb. 1.
The Nazis murdered Ginz at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland at the age of 16, but during his short life he wrote a wealth of poems and essays and even two science-fiction novels, reflecting his fascination with science and space.
Ginz was a would-be explorer, but the Prague teenager's journeys were limited to his vivid imagination and spanned outer space rather than the four corners of the Earth.
www.praguepost.com /P03/2003/Art/0212/news5.php   (892 words)

 Luke - Paseos desde Praga - Elena Buixaderas
Petr Ginz editaba una revista literaria, Vedem (Lideramos), en el campo de concentración de Terezin, en la que se incluían artículos, historias, poemas y dibujos de unos adolescentes perplejos ante la guerra y la muerte.
Petr Ginz voló a la luna desde Terezin y desde allí contemplaba La Tierra deseando seguramente que fuese un lugar menos inhóspito, sintiéndose libre en el único refugio que le era permitido, la imaginación.
Petr Ginz, en las alas del Columbia, cumplió su sueño de pasear por el espacio y con él paseó toda la humanidad anhelante de un mundo mejor.
www.espacioluke.com /2003/Marzo2003/buixaderas.html   (370 words)

 Jerusalem Post | Breaking News from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By The sister of Petr Ginz, the Holocaust victim whose drawing traveled with Ilan Ramon to space, is in mourning like all of Israel, but with a caveat: The astronaut left her with a glimmer of hope, she told the Jerusalem Post.
Before he was killed at Auschwitz in 1944 at age 14, the severely weakened Ginz made hundreds of drawings of ships sailing at sea, soaring mountains, and space landscapes.
Pressburger also decided that the selection of the drawing was destined, because she saw both the astronaut and the young boy as having a shared dream of science, freedom and new frontiers.
www.jpost.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1044333418606   (566 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Stamp honours Jewish 'moon boy'
The drawing, by Prague schoolboy Petr Ginz, depicts a view of the Earth as imagined from the Moon.
The artwork was drawn in 1942-1944, when Petr was imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto.
Petr was later sent to Auschwitz and killed.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/europe/4190701.stm   (259 words)

 Petr Ginz
Yad Vashem chose Moon Landscape, drawn by Petr Ginz, a Jewish boy born in 1928 in Prague, during his incarceration in the children's home of the Theresienstadt ghetto.
During his incarceration Ginz traveled to places near and far within the depths of his imagination, and with great longing, he visited Prague in a poem written from behind the ghetto walls.
The moon landscape depicted in Petr Ginz’s small drawing attests to his aspiration to reach a place from where the earth, which threatened his life, could be seen from a secure range.
h42day.0catch.com /art/art4feb/01ginz.html   (407 words)

 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The newspaper of the young person Petr Ginz, died to Auschwitz at the age of 16, has just been published in Czech having been discovered in an attic.
Petr Ginz had drafted its newspaper in 1941 and 1942 while he had between 13 and 14 years.
During its short life, Petr Ginz wrote quantities of poems, attempts and eight novels, for the main part of the science fiction which it illustrated himself.
nouvelobs.reverso.net /url/obsResult.asp?directions=65544&template=Default&autotranslate=1&url=http://permanent.nouvelobs.com/etranger/20050320.OBS1662.html   (933 words)

 Tagebücher von Petr Ginz - 27-01-2005 - Radio Prag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In seinen Tagebüchern schreibt Petr Ginz von September 1941 bis zum Februar 1942 noch nicht über das Ghetto von Theresienstadt, wohin er später transportiert wurde.
Neben den Tagebüchern von Petr Ginz wurde vorige Woche auch eine Briefmarke mit einer Zeichnung von ihm herausgegeben.
Petrs Bemerkungen über das Attentat auf Reichsprotektor Heydrich, über das grausame Schicksal von Lidice und anderes mehr.
www.radio.cz /de/artikel/62794   (867 words)

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Petr Ginz, born in 1928 in Prague, was a multitalented student who drew pictures, wrote stories and poetry, painted, and edited a youth newspaper.
On Oct. 24, 1942, Ginz, at 141/2, was deported to Theresienstadt, which the Gestapo 11 months earlier had turned into a walled ghetto.
Ginz was killed in Auschwitz in the fall of 1944.
www.ushmm.org /newsfeed/Auschwitz/viewstory.php?storyid=2620   (517 words)

 Holocaust Museum Houston : About Us [News Room]
The Holocaust-era pencil sketch, drawn by 14-year-old Petr Ginz while imprisoned in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp and Ghetto, depicts the surface of the moon with Earth in the distance.
Although Ginz and other children were allowed to go to school and take part in cultural activities in the “model” camp of Theresienstadt, most youths were ultimately sent to their deaths in Auschwitz.
The original Ginz diary was on display at the Holocaust Museum in late 2001 and early 2002 during the exhibit, Private Writings, Public Records: Diaries of Young People in the Holocaust.
www.hmh.org /article.asp?id=8   (600 words)

 JS Online: Past time, into space, Ramon found freedom in the skies
Although Petr was deported and killed in Auschwitz, the paintings he left behind survived.
Ramon chose one of Petr's moon landscapes to accompany him: a view from the moon's surface of a pulsating transcendent Earth, glowing down peacefully from the heavens.
Petr Ginz, living under the shadow of death, looked to the heavens as a mythical place of freedom.
www.jsonline.com /news/editorials/feb03/115401.asp   (806 words)

 Terezin boy who dreamt of flying to Moon to escape horrors of Earth - 06-02-2003 - Radio Prague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The picture was drawn by a 14-year-old Jewish boy from Prague called Petr Ginz, most probably during his imprisonment in the Terezin ghetto.
Petr Ginz was killed immediately, Kurt Kotouc survived.
Petr was just a boy, but the drawing is so interesting, so accomplished, that it's no surprise that Ilan Ramon decided to take it with him into space.
www.radio.cz /en/article/37257   (741 words)

On a personal level, the Holocaust is even more meaningful to Ramon as his mother is an Auschwitz survivor, and his grandfather and other members of his family perished in the death camps.
Petr Ginz was multi-talented and had, at a young age, already written stories, articles and poetry, and continued to do so after being sent to the ghetto in 1942.
During his incarceration Ginz traveled to places near and far within the depths of his imagination, and with great longing, he visited Prague, the city of his birth, in a poem written from behind the ghetto walls.
www.shmoozenet.com /yudel/2003/01/13.html   (301 words)

 Presentation of a stamp featuring an image of the Petr Ginz moonscape drawing
The moonscape drawn by the Jewish boy Petr Ginz in the Terezín ghetto during the war and taken to space in 2003, was published on 20 January 2005 in the form of a special miniature sheet.
The flight of the Columbia shuttle, which took a copy of the drawing to space, ended tragically, as did the life of the young Jewish artist who perished at Auschwitz in the autumn of 1944 at the age of 16.
Petr Ginz’s drawings, which were rescued by a friend who survived the Holocaust, are now kept at the Yad Vashem Art Museum, Jerusalem.
www.jewishmuseum.cz /en/aginz.htm   (331 words)

 Israeli blends space flight with Jewish traditions - - MSNBC.com
RAMON — WHOSE MOTHER survived the same Nazi concentration camp where the young artist, Petr Ginz of Prague, was killed in 1944 — sees his flight as the fulfillment of many people’s dreams.
Fourteen-year-old Petr Ginz created "Moon Landscape" during his incarceration in the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia.
Ginz was killed in 1944 at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3078017   (703 words)

 The Agenda
On a personal level, the Holocaust is even more meaningful to Ramon, since his mother is an Auschwitz survivor, and his grandfather and other members of his family perished in the death camps.
Petr Ginz was a multi-talented boy, who at a young age, already written stories, articles and poetry, and continued to do so after being sent to the ghetto in 1942.
Ginz's drawings, stored at Yad Vashem, are a testimony to the triumph of the spirit.
www.jafi.org.il /agenda/2001/english/wk4-3/1.asp   (553 words)

 Keren Hayesod
Ginz était aussi un jeune écrivain doué qui, à l’instar d’Ilan Ramon, témoignait de beaucoup de talent pour les disciplines scientifiques ».
L’exposition présente également des photos de Ramon et de Ginz, ainsi que deux Feuilles de témoignage remplies, l’une par la sœur de Petr Ginz, l’autre par la mère de Ramon en souvenir d’un membre de sa famille.
Le Paysage lunaire de Petr Ginz est révélateur de son aspiration à parvenir en des lieux où la Terre qui menaçait son existence pouvait être perçue à une distance rassurante.
www.kh-uia.org.il /Crisisnew/artical2002/french/280403french.htm   (760 words)

 The Greatest Jeneration - The dream of a Holocaust victim that rose to the Heavens
The moon landscape depicted in Petr Ginz’s drawing attests to his aspiration to reach a place from where the earth, which threatened his life, could be seen from a secure range.
Ramon died a free man, engaged in a great and noble endeavor of and for all mankind and he died a citizen of Israel, the democratic nation of the Jewish people where everyone can worship as they choose (even Muslims) that Petr Ginz could only have dreamed about in the death camps.
As with the view shown in Petr's drawing, Ramon was known to remarked this past week that the Earth looked peaceful from space.
www.greatestjeneration.com /archives/000899.php   (504 words)

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