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

Photograph | Photograph Number: 42395

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
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: 2011-10-11 00:00:00
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