Sammy Marks & Heiny Ellert

Two men who came from the same town of Neishtot-Tavrig  in Lithuania

 
Sammy Marks square in Pretoria is one of the best known landmarks in South Africa’s capital city, but how many people actually know who Sammy Marks was?
 

The interesting history of Sammy Marks on Simcha TV (South Africa SABC) with Prof Richard Mendelsohn (ret) UCT History Dept.

Simcha TV

Simcha is SABC 2’s Jewish Magazine programme aimed at allowing Jews to celebrate their life of faith and culture and offering others an opportunity to learn about Judaism.
 
KehilaLink

Naumiestis, Lithuania

Source: kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Naumiestis/Home.html

This town in Lithuania has over time been known as eleven different names!
 
Heiny Ellert
 
Another son of this town is Heiny Ellert, who lives in Perth Australia
 
Heiny’s  story is also on the above KehilaLink
 
Heiny Ellert’s Testimony

Heiny Ellert’s Testimony

Heiny Ellert, a Lithuanian Holocaust survivor, tells his story to Eli Rabinowitz. Accompanying him is his wife Toby, also from Lithuania, but who escaped to …

Source: youtu.be/118HN2_NYHs

His photebook is also on the KehilaLink:
Photo book

 
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