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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 6/26/2013 4:15 PM
Family Surname: Fiszelew
Country: Belarus
Town: Pinsk
Date of Image: ca. 1939
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Most of this 1939 correspondence is between my great uncles, Josel Fishelov in Kachinovichi, Pinsk and his youngest brother, Ben Fisher and their mother Ida (Chaja Ruchel nee Sztejnberg) Fishelov/Fisher in the U.S. After Josel suddenly stopped writing and was presumed dead (his name did not appear in the 1941 German census of Pinsk), Ben made attempts to get information from the World Jewish Congress and a relative in Israel to find out what happened to him and his family. These beautiful postcards may hold some secrets of their last years of freedom before perishing in the Holocaust.

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6/15/2013 4:55 AM You have uploded this upside down.

"For the New Year we wish our sister Nekhomke, her husband and children a healthy year, good luck, blessings and success. These are the wishes of your brother, brother-in-law and uncle Joseph, of your sister-in-law and aunt, and of your cousin and niece Sore Dvoire. We wish you a "good inscription and sealing". (Badly spelled Hebrew traditional New Year greeting, wishing a "good inscription" in the Book of Life that God keeps in Heaven)

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