There were seven children


Szolem Glotzew with his daughters, sons-in-law, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
"Almost all of the youths in the Russian-style shirts are brothers and sisters. Among them is my mother, Perl, still unmarried. She was the youngest, the sixteenth child of Szolem Glotzew. "In 1895 my grandfather (in the picture he is sitting in the center of the first row), his brother Beniamin and seven other Jews from Pinsk bought land and founded the Iwanik agricultural settlement. Thanks to this, their sons were released from many years of military service for the Czar. They farmed the land, had vegetable gardens, orchards, and even kept bees. "My grandfather lived 109 years.
He had four children with his first wife and twelve with his second. I still remember my grandmother, even though she died long before my grandfather. "It's no longer there, it was wiped out. The Jewish settlement Iwanik doesn't exist on any map. It was annexed to a Belorussian village. The homes are intact, but other people are living in them." Fruma Samsonowicz, Ldz

"A family from Lesko, around 1936. They lived on Unia Brzeska Street. They made a living selling petroleum products. I've forgotten their names." Boleslaw Baraniecki, Warsaw

Prints from glass plates found in Zdunska Wola.

"I made this print from a glass plate found by my father-in-law. In his opinion this is a family from either Szczekociny or Jedrzejw. I also think that they could be from Lelw." Henryk Sowihski, Lodi

The Zylberberg family from Krasnik Lubelski, 1932. "Seated in the center are my parents, Mordechaj and Hinda, and next to them my little sister Sura and brother Dawidek. In the back is my eldest brother Mojsze's wife Luba - her maiden name was Lederwerg and she was from Ozarw. Mojsze is standing next to her, and next to him is my brother Wiktor. And on the left is me, Beniamin. My eldest brother and I helped my father in the workshop where he made furs and hats. The Christian clientele addressed my father as Mr. Mordka. "I lost my entire family in the War. I escaped to the Soviet Union. And that was because I was afraid of the Polish police, since I had been sent to prison for six years for being a Communist." As told by Beniamin Zylberberg, now Boleslaw Janowski of Warsaw

The family of Ignatz Bubis of Deblin (who is now Chairman of the Central Jewish Council in Germany).

Prints from glass plates found in Zdunska Wola.

Relatives of Ignatz Bubis: brother Jakob (standing second from left); next to him, his wife Dina (nee Bajgelman). In the photo are also the Bajgelman, Gurfinkel, and Szpiro families, related by marriage: the sisters Idis (first from the right), Bajla (third from the right, standing), and Estera (in the sailor shirt). Photographs 111 and 113 were taken by Eli Fajgenbaum before 1935.

Ozjasz Kosches with his wife and sons. Krakw, 1904.

"Ozjasz Kosches, born in 1851, a merchant who reads, writes, and speaks both Polish and Yiddish," is listed in the 1890 Krakw census. He lived in an apartment house on Dietla Street with his wife Nache, seven sons and three daughters, cook, and maid.

Prints from glass plates found in Zdunska Wola.
"His eldest son David Edward (center), was a major in the Austrian and then the Polish army; he died in 1939. His grandson died as an Israeli soldier in the Six-Day War. Max (standing at right) was in the diamond trade in Antwerp. He died at Auschwitz. Ludwik (seated at right), a lawyer, was a banker in Geneva, and emigrated to the United States, but did not achieve great financial success there. Adolf (standing at left) and Artur (on the floor at right) did; they made their way to America from Siberia where they had been held captive as officers of the Austrian army. They and their youngest brother Jzef (on the floor at left) sold diamonds which were bought from Max in Antwerp. They lived in Beverly Hills. In 1939 Henryk (seated at left) also set out for the States, but did not reach his destination until after the War; he had been living in Vienna before, and so as a German citizen he was interned by the British. Helena, my mother, who emigrated to Palestine on August 28, 1939, lived the longest of all her siblings. She died in January 1989, a month and a half before her hundredth birthday. None of Ozjasz Kosches' descendants bear his last name." As told by Alina Winawer of Warsaw
"I lived on the same hallway as this family, in a house at Podzamcze Street in Bedzin. Hablime Wajsenberg took this photo of herself and her four sons knowing that they might not survive the War, and gave it to my family. The older son is Aron, the younger is Mosiek (Moses), and I don't remember the names of the two youngest. Her husband, also named Aron, escaped to Russia with his son Wiginto in 1940. Nothing was ever heard of them again. That is why they are not in the photograph. "Mr. Wajsenberg was a shoddy tailor. Before the War he made heavy cotton pants. Every Friday he took his goods to the market and sold them to middlemen. The whole family lived off this. Every Saturday they always had a goose for dinner. On the holiday when they had matzah they would always offer us some. Later, Hablime and her four sons were in the Ghetto in Bedzin. In 1942, when the transport took the Jews to Auschwitz, there were horrifying scenes. My mother, Ludwika Nalezniak, stood on one side of the railroad tracks. Hablime saw her and called out, 'Mrs. Nalezniak, we're never going to see each other again.' From that time we never had any news of them." Mieczyslaw Nalezniak, Katowice.

"I'm sending you a picture of my mother, Justyna Goldman, nee Goldberg. She died of natural causes in the Warsaw Ghetto. I was saved thanks to my brother-in-law, who was Aryan. This is the only photograph of my mother." Jzef Uszynski, Ldz

Hablime Wajsenberg and her sons. Bedzin, 1940 or 1941.

"The family of Szmul Granatnik Szczecinka before their departure for Cuba." Jzef Rogowski, Brzozw

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