Prewar portrait of Basia and Moshe Golden

Prewar portrait of Basia and Moshe Golden

A prewar photograph of Basia and Moshe Golden (Gordon) taken ca. 1922–1925 in Swieciany, Poland (now Lithuania).

Basia, along with two of their four children, Boruch and Teyva, were shot at the Ponary killing site by SS men and their Lithuanian collaborators in September 1943. Moshe died in the Klooga concentration camp. Two of their children survived, Niusia and Rwya.

This photograph was saved by Niusia (now Anna Nodel) while she was in hiding.


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Regina Gordon
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