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Four Jewish teenage girls who are members of the Hashomer Hatzair Zionist youth movement in Eisiskes, pose in their uniforms.

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    Four Jewish teenage girls who are members of the Hashomer Hatzair Zionist youth movement in Eisiskes, pose in their uniforms.
    Four Jewish teenage girls who are members of the Hashomer Hatzair Zionist youth movement in Eisiskes, pose in their uniforms.

Pictured from right to left are: Breine Plotnik, Sara Ginunski, name unknown and Mikhele Plotnik.  All were killed by Germans during the September 1941 mass shooting action in Eisiskes.

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    Four Jewish teenage girls who are members of the Hashomer Hatzair Zionist youth movement in Eisiskes, pose in their uniforms.

    Pictured from right to left are: Breine Plotnik, Sara Ginunski, name unknown and Mikhele Plotnik. All were killed by Germans during the September 1941 mass shooting action in Eisiskes.
    Photographer
    Rephael Lejbowicz
    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: Avrahami Family
    Source Record ID: RN72-3
    Restriction
    NOT FOR RELEASE without the permission of the The Shtetl Foundation

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    Artifact Photographer
    Arnold Kramer
    Biography
    Sara Avrahami (born Sara Plotnik) is the daughter of Eliyahu Plotnik She had twin sisters, Breine and Mikhele. Sara studied nursing in Vilna and joined a Hehalutz hachshara, "Shaharia" in Oszmiana to prepare for immigration to Palestine. In 1938 she married another member of the hachshara, Pesach Abrahamson (later Avrahami), and they immigrated to Palestine shortly thereafter. Sara's father, sisters and most of her friends from Hehalutz were killed during the September 1941 massacre.
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    2011-08-29 00:00:00
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