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Reb Reuven Kaganov sits in his yard surrounded by his children and grandchildren.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39767

Reb Reuven Kaganov sits in his yard surrounded by his children and grandchildren.

Standing from right to left: Ida Kanichowski Kaganov, Fruml Blacharowicz, Szymen Kaganov and his wife Judith (Yonah), and Szeina Blacharowicz. Sitting from right to left: Leibke Kaganov, and Reb Reuven Kaganov. Children sitting on the ground from right to left: Motele, Shifrale and Yaakov Kaganov.

Reuven Kaganov died a natural death. Szymen Kaganov immigrated to Palestine with his wife and son Yaakov, who later moved to America and contributed new inventions for Kodak before being killed in a car accident. Ida Kaganov and her two children, Motele and Shifrale, were murdered by Poles. Fruml Blacharowicz was murdered by members of the Polish Home Army on March 19, 1944. Leibke Kaganov was murdered in the September 1941 massacre. Szeina Blacharowicz survived the Holocaust hiding in a forest.

Date
August 1937
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: 2002-10-03 00:00:00
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