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Rayburn Mount Hope Holocaust Archive

Anneliese Rayburn

May 26, 2022

Anneliese Rayburn (née Pfingst) was born in 1919 to Alfred and Frieda Pfingst in Minden, Westphalia, Germany.  She was the eldest of three children, including a sister fifteen months younger […]

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Dr. Ludwig Litten - Mount Hope Cemetery Holocaust Archive

Dr. Ludwig Litten

April 29, 2022

Ludwig Litten was born in Jastrow, Poland on June 2, 1898. He received his medical degree in Munich in 1922 and did further training in obstetrics and gynecology in Berlin. […]

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William Konar Holocaust Archive Mount Hope Cemetery

William B.Konar

April 28, 2022

William (Bill) Konar was the youngest of four children born to a family living in the city of Radom, Poland, about 70 miles south of Warsaw.  His father died when […]

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The FOMH Holocaust Committee has reached out to the community to fund a Holocaust Monument.

Holocaust Monument Fund Raiser Off and Running!

January 28, 2022

The FOMH Holocaust Committee has reached out to the community to fund  a Holocaust Monument to commemorate people buried in Mount Hope Cemetery who were victims of the Holocaust. The […]

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Emil (1877-1971) and Gabriele (1886-1957) Herz

A Family Finds Refuge in Rochester

January 25, 2022

By Marjorie Barkin Searl Emil (1877-1971) and Gabriele (1886-1957) Herz lived a secure and cultured life in Berlin with their four children. Emil, a descendant of a long line of […]

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Dr. Hugo Falkenheim - Noted Physician and Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Hugo Falkenheim – Noted Physician and Professor of Pediatrics

January 25, 2022

By Kristine Klein Doctor of Medicine in 1881, he continued his studies in Austria.  Dr. Falkenheim returned to Königsberg (today Kaliningrad, Russia) in 1882 and began work at the University […]

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