Lodz, Poland

Lvov, Poland

Rushela and Ksiel Szmulewicz left Lodz, Poland in 1939 and went to Russia where they lived for six years and had their son Yoel in 1944.  Their daughter Rivka was born in Germany in 1946. They lived in Paris, France from 1946-1950 and then came to Australia. Ksiel worked hard and provided well for his family and instilled the Yiddish culture of music and literature to his children John and Regine. 

Ksiel Szmulewicz