Help identify children and adults in this photo taken before WWII in Wyszkow #general
Dear Fellow Researchers,
Yavne school, established ca. 1925, was a Jewish Orthodox network of
schools, recognized by the Polish government (much like the more known,
more moderate Tarbut schools network), and had branches in towns across
Poland, including Wyszkow.
Please click on this link to see a photo of a classroom taken in Wyszkow:
Please note the pictures of Tadeusz Kosciuszko and two more Polish
officials on the back walls; all three are framed with Polish colored
The pupil in front, 3rd >from left (a desk with a book in front of him) is:
On the left side stands the teacher.
On the right side there are 6 adult persons (3 sitting, 3 standing), who
financed this school. They are wearing Orthodox attire. The one standing in
the middle is Mejer RUBIN, a wealthy Wyszkow grain merchant.
There are members of the PALUCH family in this photo, who are not
The photo, provided by Meir Gover of Israel, is dated June 15, 1939; it's
the end of year photo of the 1st or the 2nd class, ages 7-8 years. About
3 months later, the Germans invaded and decimated Wyszkow. Most everyone in
the picture did not survive, sadly.
If you can add anything about the photo including who might be pictured
therein, please contact me.
Howard Orenstein, Ph.D.
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