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Radzilover Photo Album, Part 15

Pictures taken after emigration


Marriage reception at the "Casa de Las Solteras"
Guantanamo, Cuba, 1928
My grandparents Moshe Gutsztejn (Miguel Gutstein in Cuba)
and Chaya Kamenshchik (Rosa Kamensky in Cuba)
were among three couples married that day.
[Close-up on right]
Left Radzilow, mid-1920's
Went to Kovno, Lithuania, then to Cuba

Close-up of Miguel Gutstein
and Rosa Kamensky marriage photo
Left Radzilow, mid-1920's
Went to Kovno, Lithuania, then to Cuba

Finkielsztejn Family, upon arrival in Israel, 1946,
shortly after surviving the Holocaust in Radzilow
[Bottom row [L-R]: Yisrael Finkielsztejn,
wife Chaya (nee Wasersztejn) Finkielsztejn and eldest son Menachem
[Top row L-R]: Chana, Sholem, Yaffa
Part 1 of Chaya's 306 page memoirs will soon be added to the web page.
Entire family of six survived the Holocaust
Went to Israel, 1946

Selvino, Italy, 1945-46
Chaya Finkielsztejn and her daughter Chana
shortly after surviving the Holocaust in Radzilow
Both survived the Holocaust
Went to Israel, 1946

Selvino, Italy, 1945-46
Chana and Sholemki Finkielsztejn shortly after surviving
the Holocaust [Sholemki was killed fighting in a battle
during Israel's War of Independence]
Survived the Holocaust along with parents and siblings
Went to Israel, 1946

School class photo, Israel, 1948
[Bottom row, 3rd from right] Chana Finkielsztejn
starting a new life in Israel.
Survived the Holocaust along with
her parents and siblings
Went to Israel, 1946

Israel, 1952
Chana Finkielsztejn, soldier
Survived the Holocaust along
with parents and siblings
Went to Israel, 1946

Israel, 1952-54
Sgt. Chana Finkielsztejn and
nephew Menachem Rotstein Gavish,
eldest son of Yaffa Finkielsztejn
Survived the Holocaust along
with parents and siblings
Went to Israel, 1946

Kansas City, Kansas, 2002
Chana Finkielsztejn (now Ann Walters)
reviewing some of her Radzilow memorabilia.
Survived the Holocaust along
with parents and siblings
Went to Israel, 1946
Read her story in the KC Jewish Chronicle

Atlantic City, ca 1925
[L-R]: Evelyn Askin, Miriam Flinker, Judy Flinker,
Bernice Flinker, Shayne (nee Finkielsztejn) Askin (Jennie Askin),
Isaac Askin, Estera Rochla (nee Szeraszew) Finkielsztejn
Estera went to America, 1923

New York City, 1928
[L-R]: Chana "Anne" Lieba (nee Zaks) Cohen, Joseph Zaks,
Miriam Freide "Freida" (nee Zaks) Weinberger, Harry Weinberger,
Chaya Sora "Helen Sarah" (nee Zaks) Kornbluh
[All Zaks siblings were born in Radzilow, where parents,
Reb Y'Hackiel Yacov Zaks and wife, Beyla (nee Berensohn) Zaks,
lived until 1911 when the family relocated to Szczuczyn]

Baginski Family
Bagwin Stationery Store, Perth Amboy, N.J., early 1920s
[L-R]: Baginski cousin, Alta/Sara (nee Zilbersztejn),
Meyer Hersh, Avram Chaim Baginski (Herman Bagwin), Baginski cousin
Meyer went to America, 1912
Sara and Avram went to America, 1920

At a Kibbutz in Israel, 1960's
[L-R]: Moszk Zalman Rajchenberg,
unknown friend, Sima Liba (nee Zimnowicz) Rajchenberg (granddaughter of Rabbi Surawicz)

Bronx, NY, 1925
Joseph Mostowsky, Odes (nee Sztabinski) Mostowsky, and their son Simon
Joseph went to America, 1910, Odes followed, 1919
Simon born in NY (Killed in action after Normandy invasion)
[L]: Chaja Rywka Mostowski (Vera) and her husband Eddy Appelbaum [R]: Lillian Mostowski and her husband Harry Schurr
Both sisters went to America, 1919, along with their mother Odes (pictured to the left)
See photos of the girls in Radzilow

New York City, 1919
Moshe Atlasowicz (Morris "M.J." Atlas)
and his wife Fanny Koplov
Went to America, 1914
Read Morris' memoirs about
life in Radzilow around 1910

New York City, November 11, 1939
Leja (Lenah) (nee Kielczewska)
and Yonah Ichwejt (Jonah Goldstein)
Went to America, 1910
Jonah was among landsmen very active in the Radzilow Shul in NY

1937 Passport Photo
Louis Sztabinski
(Yitzhak Leibl Sztabinski)
Went to America, 1921
See photos of his son's trip to Radzilow;
Hear his cousin recount her trip to Radzilow in 1935, meeting her grandfather, Louis' uncle
Top: Benjamin Sztabinski (Ben Stebins) left Radzilow by way of Holland in 1921 aboard the SS Zeelandia
Right: Mexico, 1922 [L-R]: Friend,
Mexican native, Ben Stebins
Went to Mexico, 1921
See photos of Benjamin in Radzilow


Freida and Moses Sztabinski
(Silverstein in America)
Moses went to America, 1905-1910
Frieda went to America, 1912