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Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00

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The Other Michael Zaibel. Pages of Testimony Lead to Family Reunion

Sara Berkowitz

In June 2018, Yad Vashem's Names Recovery Project team received an unusual phone call. With a tremble in his voice, the caller requested that Yad Vashem remove the Pages of Testimony he had once filled out for his uncle and three cousins from the Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names.

"I always thought that their chance of survival was impossible – even more so than any of my other relatives whom we knew had been murdered. Yet, the unbelievable has happened. Now, after having heard from my uncle's descendants, I can happily say they survived."

Michael Zaibal (Israel) inspects documents concerning the fate of his extended family

Michael Zaibel from Israel (left) with Michael Zaibel (Belarus)

Israel and Rachel Zaibal, with their son Shalom, his wife and their children

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