Fleischmann Gisi

  • Fleischmannová, Gizi, 1892-1944
  • Fleischmannová, Gisela, 1892-1944
  • Fleischmann, Gisi, 1892-1944
  • Fleischmann, Gisi
  • פלישמן, גישי
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President of the Slovak WIZO, and representative of the Joint in Slovakia. Gisi Fleischmann was one of the few female Jewish leaders in Europe during World War II. She helped Jews in Slovakia to find refuge in other countries before the war and in the midst of the war. As a member of the Bratislava underground Working Group, she was involved with the Europa Plan and the Children’s Rescue Plan, which attempted to save Jews through bribery and negotiations with the Nazis. Fleischmann was arrested by the SS in 1944 and deported to Auschwitz. She was murdered on arrival in Auschwitz in October 1944.


  • Encyclopedia of the Holocaust / ed. I. Gutman. - New York : Macmillan, 1990. - Vol. 2, p. 495-496