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Religious school (cheder) students in Eisiskes.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39650

Religious school (cheder) students in Eisiskes.

Seated in the center is the teacher, Eliezer David Mordekhai Krapovnitski, who was known as Reb Adam. The Heder boys are (standing, right to left) Shlomo Pilushki, Moshe Dovid Katz, Shmuel Shlanski, Avraham Kabacznik, and Shlomo Dugaczanski; (seated) Sander Nochomowicz, Alexander Zisl Hinski, Yehiel Blacharowicz, and a boy known as Hishveh from the village of Golmecziszki.

Shmuel and Hishveh immigrated to America, Sander to Argentina, Zisl to Palestine. Of the others, Avraham died a natural death; the rest were murdered by the Germans during the September 1941 killing action in Eisiskes.

Photographer
Yitzhak Uri Katz
Date
1927 March 28
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: 2004-05-10 00:00:00
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