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Studio portrait of Dovid Elhanan Moszczenik, a Jewish builder in Eisiskes.

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    Studio portrait of Dovid Elhanan Moszczenik, a Jewish builder in Eisiskes.
    Studio portrait of Dovid Elhanan Moszczenik, a Jewish builder in Eisiskes.  

Like others in the construction business in Eisiskes, Moszczenik, known as "Honeh the builder," worked only from May to September.  During the long winter he studied religious texts in the old Beit Midrash (house of study).  He was killed by the Germans during the September 1941 mass shooting action in Eisiskes.

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    Studio portrait of Dovid Elhanan Moszczenik, a Jewish builder in Eisiskes.

    Like others in the construction business in Eisiskes, Moszczenik, known as "Honeh the builder," worked only from May to September. During the long winter he studied religious texts in the old Beit Midrash (house of study). He was killed by the Germans during the September 1941 mass shooting action in Eisiskes.
    Date
    1941
    Locale
    Eisiskes, [Nowogrodek] Poland
    Variant Locale
    Eishyshok
    Eshishuk
    Eyshishkes
    Ejszyszki
    Eishishkes
    Lithuania
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Shtetl Foundation

    Rights & Restrictions

    Photo Source
    The Shtetl Foundation (Yad Vashem Photo and Film Archives)
    Copyright: Agency Agreement
    Provenance: Moszczenik Family
    Source Record ID: RN53-19
    Restriction
    NOT FOR RELEASE without the permission of the The Shtetl Foundation

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    Artifact Photographer
    Arnold Kramer
    Record last modified:
    2001-09-25 00:00:00
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