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Group portrait of members of the Y.C. Brenner Club.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39501

Group portrait of members of the Y.C. Brenner Club.

The club was named for the Hebrew writer Yoseph Chaim Brenner. Second row from top, fifth from right is Matle Sonenson Shereshefski. Second row from the bottom, third from right: Leibke Sonenson, fifth from right, Zipporah Katz Sonenson, sixth from right, Leah Koppelman Kaleko and seventh from right Peretz Kaleko Alufi. Others are unknown.

Matle Sonenson Shereshefski survived the Holocaust in Siberia. Leibke Sonenson was murdered by the Germans during the September 1941 mass killing action in Eisiskes. Zipporah Katz Sonenson was murdered by members of the Polish Home Army in October 1944. Leah Koppelman Kaleko and Peretz Kaleko immigrated to Palestine.

Photographer
Yitzhak Uri Katz
Date
1923
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: 2004-05-18 00:00:00
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