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Benjamin and Feiga KOLKO
And our brothers and sisters,
Rubin, Simon, Joseph,
And Ester (Stusza) KOLKO
Jack KOLKO, Chicago.
For the six million of our brothers and sisters who were killed by Hitler's murderers.
Our beloved sister and brother-in-law Reyzl and Khaym MISHKOFSKY with their dear children, Motl and Esther.
Sadie GOLDSTEIN, Isidor LAVENDA
My sister Shifra and her husband Avrom Itsik BUZMAN and their five children, who perished at the hands of the Fascist murderers.
Our mother Khane Gitl KLAYMAN, and our aunt Keyle and uncle KURLENDER.
The KLAYMAN children
Yechiel ZELIGMAN and family.
Rachel BURSHTEYN (Raykh), Mexico
My brothers and sister Khaye Mirke KAHN, Itsik Mayer MISHKOF, Khenekh MISHKOF.
Sister, Sere SHEYNKMAN
Our mother Reyzl BRIKMAN
Honor her memory!
Libe, Peshe, Ayda
My father Yehoshua Eliezer and my mother Dvoyre.
Reb Elimelech, son of Rabbi Zvi VAKS,
olav hasholem [may he rest in peace]
(born 1841, died 1914).
Reb Elimelech VAKS was one of the most respected householders among the Grayeve pioneers, one of the best Talmudic scholars in the Mir Yeshiva, a well known haberdashery businessman and active for the public good. Married the noble woman Ms. Beyle Brayne, daughter of Reb Yisroel MINTZ, olav hasholem.
For years he served as a gabay [a lay person who volunteers to perform various duties in connection with Torah readings at religious services] in Grayeve and dedicated his entire life to the public good. He did not use his great talents to amass possessions, but helped create in Grayeve such public institutions as the new bathhouse, the hospitality society, the new bes-medresh, community butcher shops etc.
His home was always a gathering place for scholars, an open door to the needy, to immigrants from all over the world, to whom he always gave good advice and help. Hundreds of immigrants who were arrested for illegally crossing the border were freed thanks to him. Never was it too difficult for him to carry out the mitsvah [commandment] of freeing captives. The doors of all government offices were open for him.
Thus he lived a fine life and reserved a place in the world to come, in which he believed strongly.
We grieve for those who are gone and not forgotten. May his soul be bound up in the bundle of the living.
One of the finest families with traditional lineage son-in-law and daughter of Reb Elimelech VAKS the great rabbi and preacher Rabbi Yosef ZAYDENBERG, olev-hasholem; his noble wife Ms. Tsipora; their children: 1) Borech Moyshe, 2) Brayne, 3) Sheyne Itke, 4) Elimelech and, 5) name unknown. All killed as martyrs in the gas chambers of Hitler, may his name be erased.
Max M. and Eliyahu VAKS, brothers
In loving memory of the unforgettable:
BUFFENSTEIN's, PELTONOWITZ's & VOISLAVSKI's
Dr. W. PELTON (PELTONOWITZ), Chicago, Illinois
and of our dear sisters
Reyzke, Blume and Toybe
with their families, who perished at the hands of Hitler's murderers
Hymie TZICHATSKY (SHILLER)
Sol TZICHATSKY (SHILLER)
Isidore TZICHATSKY (SHILLER)
and their families
My beloved mother
A devoted worker for the poor and needy Grayeve landslayt.
An untiring supporter of the Grayeve relief committee's work to care for surviving landslayt who were saved from Hitler's murderers.
Honor her memory!
Khave and Toybe.
The Brothers: Boris (Dov), Adolf (Avrom)
and Max (Mordechai) MOSSEN
Reb Leybush BLUM
(Leybush the melamed [teacher]),
died in New York, 5 Tevet [January 1938]
and our dear mother
died in New York in 12 Kheshven [October 1941].
In sorrow for our beloved sister and brother-in-law
In remembrance of our brother
died in Tel Aviv
Sarah (RAICHELSON) ZAKUSKY
Khaye (REICHELSON) FENSTER
In holy remembrance of
Our beloved father
and our dear mother
The children Annie ROSEN, Yeta BLOOM,
Alex BUZSHIMSKY, Ayda BERNOF,
Morris BUZSHIMSKY and Becky GOLDSTEIN (Milwaukee)
In remembrance of
Isaac and Khaye Mirke KOHN
Mrs. Bertha KATZ
All friends and landslayt
With deep sorrow for our great loss
of two tireless workers of the Grayeve Aid Society,
Mrs. Minnie DON
and our vice-president
May their souls be bound up in the bundle of the living
Then we will forget the horror!
My beloved parents
Itche and Sorke ABRAMSON, my uncle Hershl,
my aunt Yehudis and my two cousins,
Rokhl and Rivtshe MARATSHEVSKY
Tankhum and Miriam Nekhe,
and our brother
and Morris TETENBOYM
The perished Sholem ZAYDENBERG,
wife and family;
Falk RUTSKY, wife and family;
Elye Khaym RUTSKY,
wife and family of Antwerp, Belgium
our beloved parents
Hertske and Khaye BOGUSH
Rivtshe, Fishl, Khane,
Feygl, Tziviye, Ester,
Rokhl and Mayer
Our beloved parents
Yosl and Rokhl BOGUSH
Irving and Sylvia
My beloved sister and brother-in-law
Sore and Shloyme VAYNSHTEYN
with their four children, who perished at the hands of the Nazi murderers in the Grayeve ghetto
Eliezer and Tsipe BRAMSON
Sime and Shmuel GINZBURG
from Warsaw and Siedlec
Those who perished:
My mother Dvoyre Rokhl LEVINZON;
May God avenge their blood!
Aaron Moshe LEVINZON
Perished at the hand of Hitler's murderers in Grayeve
Ester ABKEVITCH (BORNSHTEYN).
All the unknown martyrs of Grayeve
Aaron Mayer FISHBEYN, Mexico
Reb Motl Leyb and Golde MLAVSKY
Reb Motl Leyb MLAVSKY was one of the most respected householders in Grayeve. He was known as a scholar and very pious man and became beloved through his good deeds. As a young man he was the manager of POKROYSKY's suspenders factory up to 1890, when the factory was taken over by HEPNER. Later, Reb Motl Leyb MLAVSKY became a lumber contractor in the Warsaw citadel and became known as a merchant and charitable person. Reb Motl Leyb MLAVSKY was born in 1846 and was murdered at the hands of the Nazi murderers in 1943.
Honor to his holy memory!
Hersch and Slovi GORCZYCKI,
Hirsh and Slovi GORTSHITSKY,
I mourn your untimely death with deep sorrow your memory will forever remain engraved on my heart!
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