According to rebbetsin Khaye Ausband (née Bloch), her mother succeeded in smuggling Rochl’s young brother, Hirsch Merkin-Markin (his name is on the Lithuanian Name project list) into the girls ghetto dressed up as a girl, but the boy continued secretly to put his tefilin (phylacteries).
See class photograph.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.