Irshava Holocaust

The day after Passover 5704 (16 April 1944), the general roundup of all Irshava's Jews began.
They were all taken to the ghetto, where they cowered for a month or so and then were transported to Auschwitz.

~ Irshava Holocaust Data ~

The names below are from the Nevek deportation lists.
Source: The Nevek Deportation List database at the Nevek-Klarsfeld web site.

Disclaimer: The following names were found searching the Nevek-Klarsfeld web site for individuals listed as living in or born in Ilosva. Unfortunately, for reasons unknown, the list is incomplete.

If your family member is not listed below, see the Yad Vashem Archives - Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names, a more complete database of names.

( * = Not transcribed; -né suffix at the end of a name = Mrs. )

NAME Year of Birth NAME Year of Birth NAME Year of Birth
BERGER, Fulop 1913 GLANCZ, Armin 1917 KLEIN, Margit 1926
BERGER, Jonas 1924 GLANCZ, Salamon 1921 KLEIN, Pal Dr. 1913
BERGER, Jonas 1924 GOLDENBERG, Bernat 1926 KLEIN, Samuel 1918
BERGER, Roza 1927 GOLDENBERG, Izsak 1907 KLEIN, Sarolta 1922
BERGER, Simon 1907 GOLDENBERG, Marton 1919 KLEINMANN, Bernhard 1929
BERGER, Vera 1928 GOLDSTEIN, Marton 1900 LANDAU, Marton 1912
BERGER-KATZ, Helen 1926 GOTTESMANN, Jeno 1918 LEBOVICS, David 1928
BERKOVICS, Bella 1920 GRUNBERGER, Jeno 1926 LEBOVICS, Rozsi 1928
BERKOVICS, Jeno 1912 GRUNBERGER, Jeno 1926 LIEBERMANN, Henrik 1913
BLAUSTEIN, Samuel 1911 GRUNBERGER, Samuel 1889 LIEBERMANN, Hermann 1910
BOHM, * 1900 GRUNZWEIG, Simon 1917 LIEBERMANN, Samuel 1910
BRANDSTEIN, Jeno 1920 HERSKOVITS, Jozsef 1928 LOWENWIRTH, Ignac 1922
DAVID, Adolf 1917 HERSKOVITS, Lajos 1921 MARKOVICS, Samuel 1905
DAVID, Armin 1921 JAKABOVICS, Ignac 1921 MERMELSTEIN, Adolf 1924
DEUTSCH, Pal 1909 JAKABOVITS, Jozsef 1882 MERMELSTEIN, Sari 1925
DRUMMER, Bela 1905 JAKOBOVITS, Salamon 1911 NEUMANN, Aron 1903
EISENBERG, Aron 1910 JAKUBOVICS, Miklos 1914 NEUMANN, Henrik 1913
ENGEL, Aron 1910 JAKUBOVICS, Salamon 1913 POLLAK, Zoltan 1916
ENGEL, Hermann 1921 JAKUBOVICS, Samuel 1909 REITER, Lenke 1926
FARKAS, Ignac 1927 JAKUBOVICS, Simon 1929 ROSENBAUM, Arnold 1921
FARKAS, Ignac 1927 JANKOVICS, David 1910 SPIEGEL, Ignac 1912
FELDMANN, Vilmos 1904 JANKOVICS, Ignac 1908 SZOBEL, Abrahamne 1906
FELZMANN, Izidor 1912 KARDOS, Erno Dr. 1907 SZOBEL, Lili 1927
FISCHER, Belane 1924 KIRSCHENBAUM, Pinhasz 1904 SZOBEL, Rivka 1926
FRIEDMANN, Hermann 1923 KIRSCHENBAUM, Sara 1919 SZOBEL, Roza 1927
FRIEDMANN, Hugone 1912 KLEIMANN, Jeno 1920 TAMBOR, Ignac 1902
FRIEDMANN, Jakab 1904 KLEIN, Bella 1929 VEGH, Hermann 1913
FRIEDMANN, Jozsef 1919 KLEIN, David 1922 WEBER, Marton 1922
FRIEDMANN, Moric 1928 KLEIN, Izrael 1914 WEISZ, Jozsef 1927
FRISCHMANN, Lipot 1921 KLEIN, Jozsef 1927 WERCZBERGER, Jozsef 1922
GANZ, Andor 1914 KLEIN, Margit 1917 WERCZBERGER, Salamon 1926

~ Irshava Holocaust Memorial ~

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Irshava Holocaust Memorial Tablet
on Mount Zion or at Yad Vashem
Photo: Courtesy of Brian W. SINGER, USA

Memorial Tablet
Photo: Courtesy of Amos Israel ZEZMER, France

To the holy community of Irshava (Ilosva) and its environs (in Carpathian-Rus') who were killed and cremated by the cruel Nazis and Hungarians, on 4 Sivan 5704, and in memory of all those who were killed and perished from hunger, illness and work in the slave labor camps in the years 5702-5705.

Association of Irshava's citizens in Israel and the diaspora.

At the base of the tablet, one reads roughly:

The tale of killing (or slaughter).
4 Sivan 5704 (26 May 1944)
5702-5705 (1941/42-1945)

~ Irshava Holocaust Survivors ~

Below are items and links to personal stories by survivors of the Holocaust from Irshava.
If you have a personal story to share by a survivor of the Holocaust from Irshava, click HERE to contact me.

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Liberated I
10 April 1945
Photo credit: National Archives and Records Administration
(public domain)

Five Jewish survivors pose for a U.S. Signal Corps photographer in front of Block 2 in the Hannover-Ahlem concentration camp, a sub-camp of Neuengamme, near Hanover, Germany.

Left to right: unknown, Sam GOTTESMAN, unknown, unknown and unknown
If you can identify anyone above,
click HERE to contact me.
Liberated II
10 April 1945
Photo credit: The Documentary Institute, U. of Florida
Photographer: Vernon TOTT, US Army

Left to right: Henry WAKS, Abraham GRANSTEIN and Sam GOTTESMAN

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Created and Compiled by:
Marshall J. KATZ, USA
with assistance from:

National Archives and Records Administration
The Documentary Institute, U. of Florida
Amos Israel ZEZMER, France
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Updated: 06 October 2020

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