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Faculty and students gather in front of the Hebrew School, Beit Sefer Klali Ivri.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 40693

Faculty and students gather in front of the Hebrew School, Beit Sefer Klali Ivri.

Principal, Moshe Yaakov Botwinik (fifth row, center); four faculty members are in the fourth row, right to left: Shaul Schneider, Malka Levittan Gayer, A. Shainberg, and (first name unknown) Okun.

Only seven students in the photo survived the Holocaust: Hayya Shlanski (second row, eight from left) immigrated to America, and six boys survived as partisans: Reuven Paikowski (fourth row, second from right, with arms crossed); Layzer Ballon (to the right of teacher Okun); Leibke Kaganowicz (second boy to the right of Botwinik); Avremele Botwininik (second to the last row, far right); Leibke Pochter (same row, eleventh from right);and Israel Shmerkowitch (top row, far right). Principal Botwinik was murdered in the Radun ghetto on May 10, 1942.

Photographer
Alte Katz
Date
1936 May 31
Variant Locale
Eishyshok
Eshishuk
Eyshishkes
Ejszyszki
Eishishkes
Lithuania
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Shtetl Foundation
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