Above you will find siblings Ryfka, Fayga, Menachem (Moniek),
Blumke Sarah and Israel (Srullek) Galas.
Blumke Sarah and Srullek's photos were taken from their Krakow
identity cards; Menachem's from Lodz. There were also two other
brothers named Efraim Fiszel and Henoch Chaim, but no pictures
are available of either of them, nor of their parents Abram
Michal and Hinda Dworja Galas. The two brothers left Lodz at the
end of 1939 before the Lodz Ghetto was sealed.They had lived at
Pomorska 6 in Lodz.
Fayga and her brother Menachim stayed with their
parents in the Lodz Ghetto; Menachem was transported to
Skarysko-Kamienna around 1944. From there he was taken to
Fayga accompanied her parents to Auschwitz where
her parents were gassed upon arrival. The date was August 8,
Fayga was taken to Bergen-Belsen and then a work camp that was
part of the Neuengamme camps. She was liberated and sent to a
hospital in Osterode where she met her future husband. They
desperately sought to get out of Germany, Eventually, with the
enactment of the Truman Doctrine, they emigrated to the U.S. and
arrived on July 6, 1946.
Jacob Galas, pictured above, was the siblings' uncle, photo cir
1941. He and his wife Syfra had three sons and one daughter
named Symon, Moszes, Mendel and Rosemarie.