Yom HaShoah is the annual day of rememberance to commemorate the approximately 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust during World War II. It falls on 27 Nisan on the Jewish calendar, which measures days from sunset to sunet. This year on the Christian calendar it began at sunset on April 27 and will end at sunset on April 28.
The following is the list of my family members I have been told died in the Holocaust. All of them are from the Mekler/Nowicki branch of my family and lived in what was Grodna gubernia in the Russian Empire (now in Belarus). May their memory be for a blesisng.
Sore (Mekler) Dubiner
Pearl (Gorfinkel) Goldsztern
Peshe (Mekler) Golubchik
Mirka (Nowicki) Krimelewicz
Mobsza Eli Szocherman
Raizl (Perlmutter) Szocherman
|Auschwitz processing form for Mobsza Eli Szocherman, dated January 31, 1943.|
He is presumed to have been killed at Auschwitz that day or the day after.