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Portrait of Professor Simon Bieliatzkin in his room in the Kovno ghetto.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 10695

Portrait of Professor Simon Bieliatzkin in his room in the Kovno ghetto.

Before the war Bieliatzkin was a jurist and an expert in civil law at the University of Lithuania. During the war he served as chairman of the Jewish court in the ghetto. By 1943 Bieliatzkin was suffering from severe depression and was being treated in a clandestine psychiatric unit.

Photographer
George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
Date
1943
Variant Locale
Kauen
Kovno
Kowno
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
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Record last modified: 2005-02-23 00:00:00
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