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Portrait of Hayyim Shuster (left) with his friend Etchke Jurdyczanski.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 42389

Portrait of Hayyim Shuster (left) with his friend Etchke Jurdyczanski.

Hayyyim, the shtetl's leading Communist and anti-Zionist, ordered the closing of the Hebrew School, banned all Zionist organizations and the speaking of Hebrew during the Soviet occupation of Eisiskes (June 15, 1940 - June 23, 1941). Hayyim was killed by fellow Soviet Partisans. Etchke survived the war in the Soviet Union.

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: 2004-09-23 00:00:00
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