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A Jewish teenager lights a cigarette for his girlfriend in her room in Eisiskes.

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    A Jewish teenager lights a cigarette for his girlfriend in her room in Eisiskes.
    A Jewish teenager lights a cigarette for his girlfriend in her room in Eisiskes.

The young woman is Elka Lubetski.  The name of the young man is unknown, but he was a student at the Hafetz Hayim yeshiva.  Both were members of the illegal communist party.  The couple eventually married, but their fate is unknown.

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    A Jewish teenager lights a cigarette for his girlfriend in her room in Eisiskes.

    The young woman is Elka Lubetski. The name of the young man is unknown, but he was a student at the Hafetz Hayim yeshiva. Both were members of the illegal communist party. The couple eventually married, but their fate is unknown.
    Photographer
    Rephael Lejbowicz
    Date
    Circa 1936 - 1939
    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: Juris Family
    Source Record ID: RN85-41
    Restriction
    NOT FOR RELEASE without the permission of the The Shtetl Foundation

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    Artifact Photographer
    Arnold Kramer
    Record last modified:
    2011-10-11 00:00:00
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