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Members of the Sonenson family stand in the snow by a wooden wall.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39242

Members of the Sonenson family stand in the snow by a wooden wall.

Standing on the left: Shalom Sonenson Ben-Shemesh and his wife Miriam. On the right: Miriam's relatives the Bergmans. The little girl is Gittele Sonenson, the oldest daughter of Shalom and Miriam. The Bergmans immigrated to Cuba. Miriam Sonenson was murdered in the Radun ghetto. Gittele died of TB while hiding in a cave on the Korkus farm a few days before liberation. Shalom Sonenson (Ben-Shemesh) survived the Holocaust hiding in various locations.

Date
1941
Variant Locale
Eishyshok
Eshishuk
Eyshishkes
Ejszyszki
Eishishkes
Lithuania
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Shtetl Foundation
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Record last modified: 2002-11-22 00:00:00
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