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Lists of Jewish Holocaust Victims from Mazheik

 

The following lists include names of Jewish individuals or families from Mazheik who were brutally murdered by the Nazis, or their Lithuanian collaborators, in the course of the Holocaust, or fell in action during World-War II.

 

The first list was compiled from the following private sources (the codes refer to the “source” column in the table):

 

  1. NF - List prepared by Nechama Frid z"l (blessed be her memory) (nee Lipnitzky, native of Mazheik), Tel-Aviv, 25.6.2004. Nechama was associated with the Irgun Yotzei Lita ('Federation of ex-Lithuanians, tel.972-3-6964812 in Tel Aviv.

 

  1. YT - List included in the book: “The Litvak who Survived, Rescued and Went to Eretz-Israel” by Yehoshua Trigor, 2004, Hebrew (pp. 222-224, 227).

 

  1. PI - Personal information, mainly from family sources.

 

The second list was compiled from Pages of Testimony (PoT) from the Yad Va’Shem Organization.

 

Note:

Some of the information included in List 1 is based on memories and personal information from over 60 years ago. Being unable to verify the accuracy or completeness of this lists and details, we apologize in advance for possible inaccuracies and/or incompleteness in the list, including names that were mistakenly spelled, included or omitted, or any other inaccurate details. Any corrections will be accepted with gratitude.

Corrections or remarks concerning information included in List 2 should be referred to Yad Va’Shem organization.

List 1 of Jewish Holocaust Victims from Private Sources

Surname

Given names

Remarks

Source

Aharonovitz

Blumeh and family, incl. elder son Moshe

Business woman

NF, YT

Aronowitz

Moshe (Misha) 1902-1945

Son of Blumeh Aharonovitz , single, businessman, died in Dachau

PI

Avramovitz

-

 

YT

Avrech

Yitzhak and wife

Son of Mazheik Chief Rabbi

YT

Beitz

Couple and Yehuda

Yehuda fell in action with the Red Army

YT

Bernstein

Yitzhak, wife and son Feivel

Also named R’ Itsche the shoemaker

NF, YT

Birzansky

family

 

NF

Bro (Bru?)

Leizer

Died in Riga Ghetto

YT

Bloch

family

 

NF

Dliatizky

couple

Merchant, partner in Shell co. branch

YT

Gefenovitz

Bendt, wife and daughter Chana’leh

 

YT

Ginzburg

couple

 

YT

Glick

Leib and wife

Was grain dealer and/or butcher

YT

Glickman

Leib Arieh, wife Blumeh and daughter Koka

 

YT

Goldberg

couple

 

YT

Grinberg

Couple and son Volf’keh

Lived in a wooden hut in Laisevas Str. Owned a barbershop.

YT

Gurevitz

Yehezkel, wife Dobe (nee Offien) and children, incl. Moishale

 

NF, YT

Gusayev

Zalman, wife and elder son Yasha.

Their younger son Shmuel (Shmulik)

Yasha was possibly murdered by his classmate Williams

YT

Idelson

couple

 

YT

Iting

Eliyahu-Faivel, wife Rashe-Chane and son Dov-Berl

Dov-Berl fell in action serving with the 16th div. of the Red Army

NF, PI

Itsikson

Couple and daughter Chaya

Perfumery owners

NF, YT

Itsikson

Rachel Shacham (Rashkeh)

 

YT

Kagan

couple

Haberdashery shop owners

YT

Kaganovitz

-

 

YT

Kekst

Bella, Rivka, Sarah

 

NF

Kekst

Alter, wife and children

Sho”b (=Slaughterer and inspector)

YT

Kalabria

Leib-Arieh, Gita, Zipora, Avraham and another relative widow woman

The widow was mother of Leizer, who served with Red Army and made Aliyah

NF, YT

Kelber

Dobe and daughter Esther

Dobe was Shlomo Kelber’s mother

YT

Krongold

Dr. Ovsey, wife Zilly, son Bobby (Binyamin), son Rafael (Rafi)

 

YT

Krupp

family

 

YT

Lampeh

sisters

Owned a bakery

YT

Levin

family

 

YT

Lipnitzky

Shlomo Yitzhak and wife Rachel

 

NF, YT

Lipnitzky

Dov-Ber Isaac

Murdered during first "Action" at Kovna Ghetto, 18 Aug. 1941

PI

Lubavitsch

Berre Lubavitsch, his daughter Esther, married to Yoseph Itzikson, and fam., daughter Mirjasha, married to Shapiro

 

PI

Lurie

family

 

NF, YT

Mamyoffe

R' Yossef, wife, daughters Chaya (wife of a Rabbi) and Tirza and other children

Last Rabbi of Mazheik

NF, YT

Nemtser (?)

family

 

NF

Nemzer

couple

Fabric shop owners

YT

Okmian

Man and wife

Tavern owner

YT

Okmian

Aharon

Fell in action serving with the Red Army

YT

Orkin

Couple and son Meir

Meir was member of ha’Shomer ha’Tzair youth movement

NF, YT

Peires (Porat)

Family (NF) / Moshe (YT)

 

NF, YT

Pelz

family

Two families (YT)

NF, YT

Phon

family

 

NF

Poisner

family

 

NF

Portnoy

Isarel and wife

 

NF, YT

Rabinovitz

Gita and Shulamit

 

YT

Rachmel

Family (NF), Kalman (YT)

 

NF, YT

Reiff

-

 

YT

Rubel

Couple and son David

 

YT

Rubinstein

couple

 

YT

Schwabeh

Couple and son Grisha

The husband was a pharmacist

YT

Schwarz

Eliyahu (Elke)

Fell in action serving as an officer with the Red Army

YT

Shalbi

-

 

YT

Shapira

Avraham, wife, son Bobby, daughter and younger son Yehuda’le

Bobby was in Kovna Ghetto

YT

Shob (Shub?)

family

 

YT

Shulman

Couple and daughters: elder daughter (no name), Billa, Frida, and younger daughter Pesia

The father owned watches and bicycles shop

YT

Shtopel

Couple and two sons

Haberdashery shop owners

YT

Smalk (?)

family

Possibly same as Smoleh (?)

NF

Smoleh (?)

-

Two families

YT

Trigobov

Yaakov Leib and wife Esther (nee Feinberg)

Yaakov Leib died in Vernova

NF, YT

Turk

Yossef, wife and two daughters (the smaller named Norma)

 

YT

Tuvia

Moshe and Dora

Deported to Siberia and died there

YT

Upin

Shmuel, Zipora, Bruria

 

NF

Wachs

Couple and son Meir

Husband was a tailor

NF, YT

Wasserman

Rev Chaim and wife Miryam (nee Rabinovitz)

Miryam killed at Pogrom in Slobodka prior to Nazi occupation

YT

Windzberg

man

Was dentist

YT

Yaakobivitz

family

 

YT

Zaks

Yasha and wife

Was a volunteering fireman

YT

Zarkinovitz

Moshe, wife Hinda, daughter Sarah and son Aba

Aba died in Riga Ghetto

NF, YT

Zrenda (?)

Dov and wife

 

YT

 

 

 

 


List updated October 2008


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List 2 of Jewish Holocaust Victims

List 2 includes approximately 800 names of Jewish Holocaust victims who were murdered in Mazeikiai.
This list is taken from Yad Vashem’s Pages of Testimony (PoTs), included in the Central Database
of Shoah Victims' names.

For additional information about a specific victim (including details of victim and his/her family,
PoT submitter, image of original PoT page, etc.) click here to access Yad VaShem's Central
Database of Shoah Victims' Names. 

Jewish Holocaust Victims list: PDF format

Jewish Holocaust Victims list: EXCEL Spreadsheet format

 

השם ייקום דמם
Ha’Shem Yinkom Damam

 

May G-D avenge their sacred blood.

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Compiled by Raymond Ravinsky
Updated: August, 2019
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