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Soviet Jew Arrives in Nyc with Second Family for U.S. Settlement

After 18 years of trying, a 62-year-old Russian Jew obtained exit visas and arrived here last night with his second wife and their six children to start a new life in the United States. Joseph Eisner was greeted by two brothers, Samuel and Mayer, both living in Brooklyn, who he had not seen since he was separated from them by the Nazis 30 years ago. A third brother, Rabbi Herman Eisner, Ellenville, N.Y. came to the airport and served as interpreter. He last saw his brother three years ago during a visit to the Soviet Union. He said his brother and his family came to the United States from Mukachevko in the Ukraine, where he was supervisor of a Government store. His wife, Rose, 50, and their four sons and two daughters, ranging in age from 14 to 21, are Joseph Eisner’s second family. His first wife and the four children by his first marriage were murdered at the Auschwitz death camp, Rabbi Eisner said. The family was assisted by the United Hias Service in the arrangements for their trip and settlement.

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