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Newlyweds Esther and Yosef Resnik bid farewell to relatives and friends as thy embark on the first leg of their emigration to Colombia, South America.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39778

Newlyweds Esther and Yosef Resnik bid farewell to relatives and friends as thy embark on the first leg of their emigration to Colombia, South America.

Esther is pictured in the center in a white scarf. Yosef is wearing a bowler hat. Standing next to Yosef are Esther's family: her brother David, mother Alte, sisters Shoshana and Zipporah, holding her baby daughter Yaffa. Esther is standing next to her best friend Szeina Blacharowitz and brother-in-law Moshe Sonenson, with his son Yitzhak. Yankele Krisilov, the bus driver, is placing their luggage on top of the roof.

Most of the people in the photo were murdered in the 1941 massacre, the Radun ghetto or by the Polish Home Army. Only Yankele Krisilov, Szeina Blacharowicz, Moshe Sonenson and his two children survived the Holocaust.

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: 2004-05-18 00:00:00
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