Weidberg Relatives from Skala
and the Holocaust

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See also: The Weidberg Family During the War:
The Testimony of Susan Schwarzbach Karpfen

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Hersh and Riva Weidberg Schwarzbach, parents of Susan Schwarzbach Karpfen. Hersh was murdered in Skala. Riva, her son David and daughter Susan survived.

Chuna, Betka Beila, and her twin Max siblings of Susan Schwarzbach Karpfen. All three perished in the Holocaust. Chuna was 19 when he died; the twins were 17.

Riva made this bra from scraps in the ghetto, for her daughter Betka.

Susan Schwarzbach (daughter of Hersh and Riva) survived the Holocaust and married Leo Karpfen (Brooklyn, 1951).

Other Members of the Weidberg Family
Who Died in the Holocaust

Chana Golde Weidberg Kimmel (sister of Riva Weidberg Schwarzbach)
and her daughters Lucia Sluva Kimmel and Regina Kimmel
(murdered in the Borszczow ghetto, 1943)
Malka Rosenbaum Weidberg (sister-in-law of Riva Weidberg Schwarzbach)
(murdered by Nazis, 1941)

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