Hirsch Barenblat

Hirsch Barenblat (born 1914, date of death unknown) was a Polish-born Israeli musician and conductor, known[according to whom?] for his role as head of the Jewish Ghetto Police in the Będzin Ghetto and subsequent legal cases in Poland and Israel which ended with his acquittal by the Israeli Supreme Court in 1963.

Hirsh Barenblat

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  • Avihu Ronen, Hadas Agmon & Asaf Danziger (2011) "Collaborator or Would-Be Rescuer? The Barenblat Trial and the Image of a Judenrat Member in 1960s Israel" Yad Vashem Studies
  • Porat, Dan (2019). "Absolving Ordinary Functionaries". Bitter Reckoning: Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators. Harvard University Press. pp. 187–212. ISBN 978-0-674-24313-2.