Class photographs
Photos de classe

Written by michelgrosman
December 8th, 2011

The three class photographs saved by the author’s mother that have inspired this project:if you zoom into the the photographs you can enlarge the portrait of each young women.

Les trois photographies de classes sauvées dans sa fuite par la mère de l’auteur et qui ont inspiré ce travail : si vous zoomez dans les photos vous pouvez agrandir les portraits de chaque jeune fille.


The Yavne Gymnasium of Telz in 1930, during a meeting of teachers

Le lycée Yavne de Telz en 1930, à l’occasion d’une rencontre d’enseignants et d’enseignantes


Class of Tuvie Balshem’s sister, Sheyne Balshem

La classe de la soeur de Tuvie Balshem, Sheyne Balshem


Second promotion of the teachers seminary,1931
Deuxième promotion de l’école normale de jeunes filles, 1931

Second promotion of the teachers seminary,1931


This photograph has been published in the Sefer Telz, p.126. It has been taken before 1933. The caption in Sefer Telz says: Meeting of Gymnasium Yavne with the students of the great classes, with Principal Trachtenberg and Professor Hinda Rabinovitch (Rabinowitz?) – among other teachers. The director Dr. Rafael Holtsberg-Etsyon left Lithuania for Palestine in 1933.
On the first raw, sitting from the right: 3rd from right: Hinda Rabinovitch (Rabinowitz?)
5th from left: Dr. Rafael Holtsberg-Etsyon
1st from left:Hurvičiūte Susana – Hurvitz Shoshana (Horovitz ?)
Second raw: 2nd from left, Meyshke Polivnik, secretary of Gymnasium Yavne (rec. by Sarah Sonia Toor)
In the middle, 7th from left: Kravičiūtè Rochel – Rokhl Kravitz (rec. by Reb. Khayele Bloch Ausband and Sarah Sonia Toor)
3rd raw 1st from right: Professor Sapojnikov (rec. by Reyzl Berkman and others)
2nd from left: Se(i)fer who can be seen also on the left of the previous photograph of the Second promotion of the teachers seminary,1931

Réunion du lycée Yavne avec les élèves des classes supérieures, avec le principal Trachtenberg, Hindele Rabinovitch et d’autres enseignantes, avant 1933.

Class of Yochebed Vareyes, unknown year
La classe de Yochebed Vareyes, une sortie en hiver, année inconnue


Class of Yochebed Vareyes, unknown year
La classe de Yochebed Vareyes, année inconnue

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