Else Wellisch (nee Deller) with grand-daughter, Jeanny Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

Else Wellisch (nee Deller) with grand-daughter, Jeanny Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah (center_ John Koppel; to his left_ Ernst Wellisch) -- June 15, 1963, Guayaq

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah (center_ John Koppel; to his left_ Ernst Wellisch) -- June 15, 1963, Guayaq

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with her children, Tom and Jeanny -- 1956, Guayaquil

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with her children, Tom and Jeanny -- 1956, Guayaquil

From left_  Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (nee Deller), and John

From left_ Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (nee Deller), and John

Ernst Wellisch's 60th birthday celebration -- June 20, 1963, Guayaquil

Ernst Wellisch's 60th birthday celebration -- June 20, 1963, Guayaquil

Helmut & Eva Wellisch (nee Steiner) -- 2008, Los Angeles, CA

Helmut & Eva Wellisch (nee Steiner) -- 2008, Los Angeles, CA

Christian Braasch's first birthday party.  Back row, far left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller); far right

Christian Braasch's first birthday party. Back row, far left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller); far right

David & Jessika Wellisch & children

David & Jessika Wellisch & children

From left_   Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

From left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

Wellisch Family -- April 2008

Wellisch Family -- April 2008

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah party (from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah party (from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (

From left_  Ernst and Else Wellisch (nee Deller) and John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) --

From left_ Ernst and Else Wellisch (nee Deller) and John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) --

WELLISCH FAMILY

Sylvia Wachsner 1.jpg

Sylvia Wachsner 1.jpg

This photo is one with my parents, taken in Quito, around the early 1960's and it's the group of my

This photo is one with my parents, taken in Quito, around the early 1960's and it's the group of my

Photograph of girls as dolls must have been taken in the 1950's and the children I recognize are_ My

Photograph of girls as dolls must have been taken in the 1950's and the children I recognize are_ My

Sylvia Wachsner 2.jpg

Sylvia Wachsner 2.jpg

WACHSNER, SYLVIA

Avenida 10 de Agosto -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Avenida 10 de Agosto -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_  I sent this postcard to my sister, Eveline (she was

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_ I sent this postcard to my sister, Eveline (she was

Parque Centernario -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Parque Centernario -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Quito desde el aeroplano

Quito desde el aeroplano

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_  These two cards were sent by Gertrud Janowitzer to

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_ These two cards were sent by Gertrud Janowitzer to

Quito --  Carrera de Guyaquil tomada del norte

Quito -- Carrera de Guyaquil tomada del norte

Guayaquil -- Calle Victor M.jpg

Guayaquil -- Calle Victor M.jpg

Guayaquil -- Rio Guyas y Puerto de Guayaquil, vista tomada desde el Cerro de Santa Ana, à los pocos

Guayaquil -- Rio Guyas y Puerto de Guayaquil, vista tomada desde el Cerro de Santa Ana, à los pocos

Guayaquil -- Paseo de las Colonias.jpg

Guayaquil -- Paseo de las Colonias.jpg

Guayaquil -- Malecon Simon Bolivar.jpg  En primer termino en Palacio Municipal.jpg

Guayaquil -- Malecon Simon Bolivar.jpg En primer termino en Palacio Municipal.jpg

Quito -- Santuario de Guapulo

Quito -- Santuario de Guapulo

Vista general de Quito

Vista general de Quito

Guayaquil -- Calle de Pichincha

Guayaquil -- Calle de Pichincha

Vintage postcards of Guayaquil -- submitted by Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel.jpg

Vintage postcards of Guayaquil -- submitted by Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel.jpg

Quito -- Parque Independencia

Quito -- Parque Independencia

Quito -- Una tipica calle de Quito

Quito -- Una tipica calle de Quito

Guayaquil -- Palacio Municipal

Guayaquil -- Palacio Municipal

Guayaquil -- Iglesia San Francisco

Guayaquil -- Iglesia San Francisco

Submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Guayaquil -- Vista general del Malecon

Guayaquil -- Vista general del Malecon

Quito -- Crowd in the main square

Quito -- Crowd in the main square

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_  This photograph was taken with the back to the _two

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_ This photograph was taken with the back to the _two

Guayaquil -- Vista panaramico del este de Guayaquil

Guayaquil -- Vista panaramico del este de Guayaquil

Guayaquil -- Vista parcial de Guayaquil.jpg  En primer termino el Estero Salado.jpg

Guayaquil -- Vista parcial de Guayaquil.jpg En primer termino el Estero Salado.jpg

Guayaquil -- Vista parcial de Guayaquil

Guayaquil -- Vista parcial de Guayaquil

_Vista panaramico del puente '5 de Junio' sobre el Estero Solado.jpg

_Vista panaramico del puente '5 de Junio' sobre el Estero Solado.jpg

Guayaquil -- Catedral de Guayaquil

Guayaquil -- Catedral de Guayaquil

Guayaquil -- Paseo Montalvo

Guayaquil -- Paseo Montalvo

Guayaquil -- Malecon Simon Bolivar.jpg

Guayaquil -- Malecon Simon Bolivar.jpg

Guayaquil -- La Piscina Olimpica

Guayaquil -- La Piscina Olimpica

Guayaquil -- Un aspecto de la hermosa Avenida Diez de Agosto.jpg

Guayaquil -- Un aspecto de la hermosa Avenida Diez de Agosto.jpg

VINTAGE POSTCARDS OF ECUADOR

Scene from a play_  Rene Taube _strangles_  Gertie D'Amcourt  -- 1946

Scene from a play_ Rene Taube _strangles_ Gertie D'Amcourt -- 1946

Renata & Rene Taube  (nee Aron) and Friedl Kovarys -- (undated)

Renata & Rene Taube (nee Aron) and Friedl Kovarys -- (undated)

Renata Taube (nee Aron) standing in the wild -- ca.jpg

Renata Taube (nee Aron) standing in the wild -- ca.jpg

From left_  Renata Aron, Gert Aron & Marianne (Janne) Aron on horse -- July 1932

From left_ Renata Aron, Gert Aron & Marianne (Janne) Aron on horse -- July 1932

From left_  Rene & Renata Taube (nee Aron) and Gertie D'Amcourt -- 2002

From left_ Rene & Renata Taube (nee Aron) and Gertie D'Amcourt -- 2002

From left_  Rene & Renate Taube (nee Aron) with two friends -- ca.jpg

From left_ Rene & Renate Taube (nee Aron) with two friends -- ca.jpg

From left_  Renata Aron, Gert Aron & Marianne (Janne) Aron -- 1942

From left_ Renata Aron, Gert Aron & Marianne (Janne) Aron -- 1942

TAUBE (NEE ARON), RENATA AND RENE

SUSTER FAMILY

STEINER, PEDRO

Manea Sifnaghel -- Undated, Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel -- Undated, Guayaquil

Niko Shefer -- ca.jpg

Niko Shefer -- ca.jpg

Photo at Left (left to right)_ Niko Sifnaghel, Fred Grunewald, Peter Albers, Ralph Yanowitzer; _boy_

Photo at Left (left to right)_ Niko Sifnaghel, Fred Grunewald, Peter Albers, Ralph Yanowitzer; _boy_

Niko Shefer and wife, Tania -- 2008, Johanesburg, South Africa

Niko Shefer and wife, Tania -- 2008, Johanesburg, South Africa

From left_ Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Manea Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Par

From left_ Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Manea Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Par

From left_  Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Niko Sifnaghel & Manea Sifnaghel -- December 31, 1962, Hot

From left_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Niko Sifnaghel & Manea Sifnaghel -- December 31, 1962, Hot

From left_ Manea Sifnaghlel and John and Magda Koppel -- 1962

From left_ Manea Sifnaghlel and John and Magda Koppel -- 1962

From left_ Magda and John Koppel & Manea Sifnaghel -- 1962

From left_ Magda and John Koppel & Manea Sifnaghel -- 1962

From left_   Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

From left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

From left_  Niko Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Par

From left_ Niko Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Par

From left_  Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) & Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) & Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

Gabi Alexander's first bithday party, July 1952, Guayaquil -- I'm sitting on the chair, in the middl

Gabi Alexander's first bithday party, July 1952, Guayaquil -- I'm sitting on the chair, in the middl

The three musketeers sitting on my bed_ Niko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers &  Freddy Grunewald.  My second

The three musketeers sitting on my bed_ Niko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers & Freddy Grunewald. My second

Christian Braasch's first birthday party.  Back row, far left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller); far right

Christian Braasch's first birthday party. Back row, far left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller); far right

Niko Sifnaghel (undated)

Niko Sifnaghel (undated)

New bride, Katja Lakatos (nee Sifnaghel) dancing with her brother, Niko -- 1961, Guayaquil

New bride, Katja Lakatos (nee Sifnaghel) dancing with her brother, Niko -- 1961, Guayaquil

From left_  Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel), Fred Anders & Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel) -- (

From left_ Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel), Fred Anders & Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel) -- (

Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel) & Niko Shefer (ne Sifnaghel) -- (undated)

Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel) & Niko Shefer (ne Sifnaghel) -- (undated)

Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel) -- (undated)

Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel) -- (undated)

Back row, from left_  Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel), Orit Shefer, Gerda Anders (nee Gumpel), Dani

Back row, from left_ Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel), Orit Shefer, Gerda Anders (nee Gumpel), Dani

Tania Shefer & Misha Lindenberg (undated)

Tania Shefer & Misha Lindenberg (undated)

Niko and daughter Orit Shefer-Prahm

Niko and daughter Orit Shefer-Prahm

Daniel, Niko & Adam Shefer

Daniel, Niko & Adam Shefer

From left_  Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel), Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel) & Tania Shefer --

From left_ Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel), Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel) & Tania Shefer --

Gerda Gumpel on the deck of the ship _Patria,_ on her family's journey to Ecuador from Hamburg, Germ

Gerda Gumpel on the deck of the ship _Patria,_ on her family's journey to Ecuador from Hamburg, Germ

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

From left_ Manea Sifnaghel, Magda (_Moschi_) Koppel (nee Partos), John (_Aki_) Koppel, Katja Sifnagh

From left_ Manea Sifnaghel, Magda (_Moschi_) Koppel (nee Partos), John (_Aki_) Koppel, Katja Sifnagh

Tania Shefer and Morgan Sherfer-Prahm

Tania Shefer and Morgan Sherfer-Prahm

Back row, left to right_ Ralph Grunewald, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), John (Aki) oppel (hidd

Back row, left to right_ Ralph Grunewald, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), John (Aki) oppel (hidd

From left_  NIko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers, and Gabi Alexandrer -- My 4th birthday party  -- July 1955

From left_ NIko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers, and Gabi Alexandrer -- My 4th birthday party -- July 1955

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko and Manea Sifnaghel -- Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Niko and Manea Sifnaghel -- Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Katja and Gerda Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Katja and Gerda Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Joel Shefer

Joel Shefer

Nathan Shefer

Nathan Shefer

Right_ Manea Sifnaghel -- Undated, Guayaquil

Right_ Manea Sifnaghel -- Undated, Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel and Lucy Fischler -- Undated, Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel and Lucy Fischler -- Undated, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

Manea Sifnaghel

Manea Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

Sifnaghel family at Hotel Humboldt -- Playas

Sifnaghel family at Hotel Humboldt -- Playas

Three sisters_ Margit Braasch (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) and Elisabeth (Liesch

Three sisters_ Margit Braasch (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) and Elisabeth (Liesch

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with three of her grandchildren.jpg

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with three of her grandchildren.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel -- Playas

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel -- Playas

From left_  Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel), Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel) & Niko Shefer (ne

From left_ Katja Lindenberg (nee Sifnaghel), Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel) & Niko Shefer (ne

At right_  Morgan Shefer-Prahm

At right_ Morgan Shefer-Prahm

Benjamin Shefer

Benjamin Shefer

From left_ Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Gert Koppel (back to camera), G

From left_ Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Gert Koppel (back to camera), G

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Left_ Manea Sifnaghel -- Undated, Guayaquil

Left_ Manea Sifnaghel -- Undated, Guayaquil

Niko Shefer's children (as of 2009)_  Daniel is 23 (bottom left in front row), then comes Nathan who

Niko Shefer's children (as of 2009)_ Daniel is 23 (bottom left in front row), then comes Nathan who

Sitting on cement fence, left to right_ Ronny Coifman, Katja Sifnaghel and Danny Coifman.jpg

Sitting on cement fence, left to right_ Ronny Coifman, Katja Sifnaghel and Danny Coifman.jpg

Joel, NIko & Benjamin Shefer

Joel, NIko & Benjamin Shefer

Gerda Sifnaghel with her son, NIko and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel with her son, NIko and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Katja Sifnaghel with her grand-father, Gustav Gumpel -- Guayaquil

Katja Sifnaghel with her grand-father, Gustav Gumpel -- Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel

Manea Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca 1951, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca 1951, Guayaquil

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with her grand-daughter, Katja Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with her grand-daughter, Katja Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Gerda Sifnaghel and daughter, Katja -- November 1941

Gerda Sifnaghel and daughter, Katja -- November 1941

NIko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

NIko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

K 154[1].jpg

K 154[1].jpg

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

Fred Grunewald and Niko Sifnaghel -- 1966, Chula Vista, CA

Fred Grunewald and Niko Sifnaghel -- 1966, Chula Vista, CA

Katja and Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Katja and Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca, 1953, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca, 1953, Guayaquil

Riza Partos (nee Weizmeyer), Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos);

Riza Partos (nee Weizmeyer), Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos);

Lieschen Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel and Gustav Gumpel

Lieschen Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel and Gustav Gumpel

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ca.jpg 1965 -- Niko Sifnaghel lleva la bola.jpg

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ca.jpg 1965 -- Niko Sifnaghel lleva la bola.jpg

Gerda and Niko Sifnaghel

Gerda and Niko Sifnaghel

Back row, from left_ Miram, Eve, Eddy, and Susan Gumpel.jpg

Back row, from left_ Miram, Eve, Eddy, and Susan Gumpel.jpg

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Katja Sifnaghel -- graduation from elementary school -- Guayaquil

Katja Sifnaghel -- graduation from elementary school -- Guayaquil

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, ca. 1960 -- Visita del Embajador de Israel (centro).jpg

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, ca. 1960 -- Visita del Embajador de Israel (centro).jpg

Foto del Colegio Americano de Guayaquil, 5to curso de secundaria.jpg

Foto del Colegio Americano de Guayaquil, 5to curso de secundaria.jpg

Gustav Gumpel (left) and his son, Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

Gustav Gumpel (left) and his son, Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

Lieschen Gumpel with her grandson, Niko Sifnaghel-- ca.jpg

Lieschen Gumpel with her grandson, Niko Sifnaghel-- ca.jpg

From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) with daughter, Lynn Gumpel, on her lap; Ralph Janowitzer, Niko

From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) with daughter, Lynn Gumpel, on her lap; Ralph Janowitzer, Niko

From left_ Lucy Fischler, Manea Sifnaghel, Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Ruth Czarninski, and Inge F

From left_ Lucy Fischler, Manea Sifnaghel, Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Ruth Czarninski, and Inge F

Counsins -- From left_  Misha Lindenberg, Adam Shefer, Orit Shefer, Daniel Shefer & Dania Lindenberg

Counsins -- From left_ Misha Lindenberg, Adam Shefer, Orit Shefer, Daniel Shefer & Dania Lindenberg

Ilse Grunewald holding her son, Fred and Gerda Sifnaghel holding her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald holding her son, Fred and Gerda Sifnaghel holding her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

4 Generations, 1942, Guayaquil -- from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Katja Sifnagh

4 Generations, 1942, Guayaquil -- from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Katja Sifnagh

Niko and Gerda Sifnaghel

Niko and Gerda Sifnaghel

From left_  Katja Sifnaghel, Rosa (_la muchacha_), and Niko Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

From left_ Katja Sifnaghel, Rosa (_la muchacha_), and Niko Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Gerda, Katja & Manea Sifnaghel

Gerda, Katja & Manea Sifnaghel

Left to right_ Erwin Gumpel, Gustav Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Left to right_ Erwin Gumpel, Gustav Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Ilse Grunewald with Niko Sifnaghel (left) and her son, Fred -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald with Niko Sifnaghel (left) and her son, Fred -- ca.jpg

Manea Sifnaghel

Manea Sifnaghel

Wedding of Andy Lakatos and Katja Sifnaghel_ from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos); Ge

Wedding of Andy Lakatos and Katja Sifnaghel_ from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos); Ge

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel) -- (undated)

Gerda Sifnaghel Anders (nee Gumpel) -- (undated)

Gerda Gumpel

Gerda Gumpel

Gerda Gumpel -- 1932, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda Gumpel -- 1932, Hamburg, Germany

Joel & Benjamin Shefer

Joel & Benjamin Shefer

Mrs.jpg

Mrs.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel at Erwin's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel at Erwin's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

From left_  Erwin Gumpel, Lieschen Gumpel, Gerda Sifnaghel and Niko Sifnaghel

From left_ Erwin Gumpel, Lieschen Gumpel, Gerda Sifnaghel and Niko Sifnaghel

Sifnaghel family_ Gerda, Niko, Manea, and Katja -- ca.jpg

Sifnaghel family_ Gerda, Niko, Manea, and Katja -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

Gerda Sifnaghel and her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel and her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald holding hands with unidentified girl -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald holding hands with unidentified girl -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Rosa

Niko Sifnaghel and Rosa

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

K 41.jpg

K 41.jpg

Foto en el Parque Centenario de Guayaquil, ca. 1954, el mas pequeno en el triciclo es Saul Suster.jp

Foto en el Parque Centenario de Guayaquil, ca. 1954, el mas pequeno en el triciclo es Saul Suster.jp

Niko Sifnaghel -- Bar Mitzvah -- 1964

Niko Sifnaghel -- Bar Mitzvah -- 1964

SHEFER (NE SIFNAGHEL), NIKO

Bene 1-1.jpg

Bene 1-1.jpg

Moshava 3-1.jpg

Moshava 3-1.jpg

Moshava 6-1.jpg

Moshava 6-1.jpg

Moshava 5-1.jpg

Moshava 5-1.jpg

Moshava 2-1.jpg

Moshava 2-1.jpg

Nueva Bene 2-1.jpg

Nueva Bene 2-1.jpg

Maccabi1.jpg

Maccabi1.jpg

Moshava 1-1.jpg

Moshava 1-1.jpg

Nueva Bene 1-1.jpg

Nueva Bene 1-1.jpg

Año Nuevo 66-67 Bene-1.jpg

Año Nuevo 66-67 Bene-1.jpg

Moshava 4-1.jpg

Moshava 4-1.jpg

SELIGMAN FAMILY

Tank of the Czech Brigade_ Enrique Schwarzkopf (arrow), a JOE that returned to fight in WWII from Ec

Tank of the Czech Brigade_ Enrique Schwarzkopf (arrow), a JOE that returned to fight in WWII from Ec

Enrique Schwarzkopf -- a JOE that returned to fight in WWII from Ecuador.jpg

Enrique Schwarzkopf -- a JOE that returned to fight in WWII from Ecuador.jpg

Fiesta Graduacion

Fiesta Graduacion

Fiesta -- graduacion

Fiesta -- graduacion

Enrique Schwarzkopf -- a JOE that returned to fight in WWII from Ecuador.jpg

Enrique Schwarzkopf -- a JOE that returned to fight in WWII from Ecuador.jpg

Primer grado_ here I am in First Grade........ wow time has passed.jpg

Primer grado_ here I am in First Grade........ wow time has passed.jpg

Jimmy Schwarzkopf, Doris Pienknagura

Jimmy Schwarzkopf, Doris Pienknagura

Barco de Checoslovaquia

Barco de Checoslovaquia

50 years ago there was a little boy.jpg.jpg.jpg.jpg.jpg

50 years ago there was a little boy.jpg.jpg.jpg.jpg.jpg

1964 and more__In this photo_  Carlos Beck, Eli Grun, Irving Rosenberg, Roberto Isacovici, Pablo Str

1964 and more__In this photo_ Carlos Beck, Eli Grun, Irving Rosenberg, Roberto Isacovici, Pablo Str

SCHWARZKOPF, JIMMY

From left_ Herbert Marx, Edith Schwamenau, Walter Karger, Senta Schwamenau, Fritz Adler, Eva Rosenth

From left_ Herbert Marx, Edith Schwamenau, Walter Karger, Senta Schwamenau, Fritz Adler, Eva Rosenth

Victoria Schaechter (nee Wachsmann),  mother of Moselio (Elio) Schaechter

Victoria Schaechter (nee Wachsmann), mother of Moselio (Elio) Schaechter

Victoria Schaechter (nee Wachsmann), mother of Moselio (Elio) Schaechter

Victoria Schaechter (nee Wachsmann), mother of Moselio (Elio) Schaechter

Abraham Schaechter, father of Moselio (Elio) Schaechter

Abraham Schaechter, father of Moselio (Elio) Schaechter

A group of us walked from Tingo to Quito, only to be caught in a heavy rainstorm.jpg

A group of us walked from Tingo to Quito, only to be caught in a heavy rainstorm.jpg

Back Row_ l to r  Ludwig Nadelmann (who became the head of the Reconstructionist Movement in the US)

Back Row_ l to r Ludwig Nadelmann (who became the head of the Reconstructionist Movement in the US)

Back, left to right_ Jaime (a Venezuelan visitor), Edith Wellisch, Jasha (also a Ven. visitor).jpg

Back, left to right_ Jaime (a Venezuelan visitor), Edith Wellisch, Jasha (also a Ven. visitor).jpg

From left_ Walter Karger, Witold (Witja) Tuerkel, Elio Schaechter -- ca.jpg

From left_ Walter Karger, Witold (Witja) Tuerkel, Elio Schaechter -- ca.jpg

Prof. Moselio (Elio) Schaechter -- ca.jpg

Prof. Moselio (Elio) Schaechter -- ca.jpg

Karen Kayemet youth -- 1948, Quito

Karen Kayemet youth -- 1948, Quito

From left_ Herbert_, Egon Schwarz, Herbert Marz, Elio Schaechter, Fritz Adler -- ca.jpg

From left_ Herbert_, Egon Schwarz, Herbert Marz, Elio Schaechter, Fritz Adler -- ca.jpg

Moselio (Elio) Schaecher -- 2009

Moselio (Elio) Schaecher -- 2009

Dita Ginsberg, Elio Schaechter & Eva Mendel -- ca.jpg

Dita Ginsberg, Elio Schaechter & Eva Mendel -- ca.jpg

_The Rape of the Sabine Women_ was a play written partly in Swabian dialect at the end of the 19th c

_The Rape of the Sabine Women_ was a play written partly in Swabian dialect at the end of the 19th c

Maccabi Quito club at the Equatorial Monument -- (undated)

Maccabi Quito club at the Equatorial Monument -- (undated)

Left to right_  Walter Karger, Kaete Kiwi (founder of the Jugenbund Chanitah), Werner Levy, (standin

Left to right_ Walter Karger, Kaete Kiwi (founder of the Jugenbund Chanitah), Werner Levy, (standin

Luis W. Levy's  birthday -- 1943, Quito.  Back row_ Elio Schaechter, Werner Levy, Lutz Nadelmann, He

Luis W. Levy's birthday -- 1943, Quito. Back row_ Elio Schaechter, Werner Levy, Lutz Nadelmann, He

Elio Schaechter leaving Ecuador -- January 1950

Elio Schaechter leaving Ecuador -- January 1950

Elio 1.jpg

Elio 1.jpg

Left - right_ _,  _,  Manfred Erdstein, Edith Wellisch

Left - right_ _, _, Manfred Erdstein, Edith Wellisch

Abraham Schaechter's store on Calle Olmedo, Quito, near the Plaza del Teatro Sucre.jpg

Abraham Schaechter's store on Calle Olmedo, Quito, near the Plaza del Teatro Sucre.jpg

Werner Levy's birthday -- 1945, Quite.  Back row, from left_ Firtz (Frisco) Adler, Peter Kuttner, V.

Werner Levy's birthday -- 1945, Quite. Back row, from left_ Firtz (Frisco) Adler, Peter Kuttner, V.

SCHAECHTER, MOSELIO (ELIO)

Rama Rubin y Boris Suster -- 2008, Holocaust Memorial, Miami, FL

Rama Rubin y Boris Suster -- 2008, Holocaust Memorial, Miami, FL

Marriage of schaliach Moshe Rubin to his wife, Rama _ the Centro Israelita Club -- July 12, 1959, Gu

Marriage of schaliach Moshe Rubin to his wife, Rama _ the Centro Israelita Club -- July 12, 1959, Gu

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Vivi, Peggy, Nelly, Sonia, Nury, Monica, Susan Albers, Ruth Stern

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Vivi, Peggy, Nelly, Sonia, Nury, Monica, Susan Albers, Ruth Stern

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Peggy, Vivi, Nury, Monica

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Peggy, Vivi, Nury, Monica

Raquel Suster, Moshe Rubin & Rama Rubin -- 2008

Raquel Suster, Moshe Rubin & Rama Rubin -- 2008

RUBIN, MOSHE & RAMA

This photo was retrieved from my Mom.s wallet in poor condition.  Thanks to my grandson we are able

This photo was retrieved from my Mom.s wallet in poor condition. Thanks to my grandson we are able

This is Margarita and Jose Reinsburg (my mom and dad), Herminia Reinsburg (my grandma)__and my siste

This is Margarita and Jose Reinsburg (my mom and dad), Herminia Reinsburg (my grandma)__and my siste

Date is 1947. From left to right.jpg

Date is 1947. From left to right.jpg

Date was 1941.jpg Place_ Ambato.jpg

Date was 1941.jpg Place_ Ambato.jpg

My sister Susana , my mom, Margarita and me, Julie Reinsburg.jpg

My sister Susana , my mom, Margarita and me, Julie Reinsburg.jpg

REINSBURG FAMILY

Peggy Grunewald and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Peggy Grunewald and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

From left_  Ilse Grunewald & daughter, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald) -- 2008, San Diego, CA

From left_ Ilse Grunewald & daughter, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald) -- 2008, San Diego, CA

Fred, Ralph and Peggy Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Fred, Ralph and Peggy Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Cousins (from left)_  Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

Cousins (from left)_ Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, ca. 1960 -- Visita del Embajador de Israel (centro).jpg

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, ca. 1960 -- Visita del Embajador de Israel (centro).jpg

Cousins -- Back row (L - R)_  Daniel Ratner, Eric Ratner & Adam Grunewald;  Middle row (L - R)_  Mad

Cousins -- Back row (L - R)_ Daniel Ratner, Eric Ratner & Adam Grunewald; Middle row (L - R)_ Mad

Daniel and Eric Ratner -- 2008, Chula Vista, CA

Daniel and Eric Ratner -- 2008, Chula Vista, CA

Cousins (top from L - R)_  Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_  Ralph Grunewald, J

Cousins (top from L - R)_ Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_ Ralph Grunewald, J

Peggy Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Peggy Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Peggy Grunewald _ Escuala Americano -- 1961, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald _ Escuala Americano -- 1961, Guayaquil

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald (center) _ Escuela Americano -- 1960, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald (center) _ Escuela Americano -- 1960, Guayaquil

From left_  Richard Ratner, Solimar & Daniel Ratner, & Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald) -- 2008, Chula V

From left_ Richard Ratner, Solimar & Daniel Ratner, & Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald) -- 2008, Chula V

Reunion de cumpleaños, ca. 1955.jpg

Reunion de cumpleaños, ca. 1955.jpg

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From left_  Madelyn Grunewald, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald) & Eric Ratner -- 2008, Chula Vista, CA

From left_ Madelyn Grunewald, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald) & Eric Ratner -- 2008, Chula Vista, CA

RATNER (NEE GRUNEWALD), PEGGY

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel -- Playas

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel -- Playas

Sifnaghel family at Hotel Humboldt -- Playas

Sifnaghel family at Hotel Humboldt -- Playas

From left_  Niko Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Par

From left_ Niko Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Par

Robby Fischler (baby), Dina Grunauer; in rear_  Johnny y Alfred Czarninski -- Playas (undated)

Robby Fischler (baby), Dina Grunauer; in rear_ Johnny y Alfred Czarninski -- Playas (undated)

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel

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Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

From left_   Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

From left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- 1966, Playas

Hotel Humboldt -- 1966, Playas

Niko and Manea Sifnaghel -- Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Niko and Manea Sifnaghel -- Hotel Humboldt, Playas

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(no caption)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

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Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Playas (undated; no caption)

Playas (undated; no caption)

Una vista del antiguo Hotel Humboldt en Playas.jpg

Una vista del antiguo Hotel Humboldt en Playas.jpg

Peggy Grunewald and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Peggy Grunewald and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) Collection_ Playas -- February 1948, with her husband, Heinz Grunewald a

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) Collection_ Playas -- February 1948, with her husband, Heinz Grunewald a

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

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Gaby color 5.jpg

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Gaby color 2.jpg

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

From left_  Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (nee Deller), and John

From left_ Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (nee Deller), and John

Hotel Humboldt 1966 Vista a la Bahia Lado Derecho extremo copy.jpg

Hotel Humboldt 1966 Vista a la Bahia Lado Derecho extremo copy.jpg

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Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

Hotel Humboldt -- Playas (undated)

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Gaby color 7.jpg

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K 41.jpg

Magda and John Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Magda and John Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Gaby color 3.jpg

Gaby color 3.jpg

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Gaby color 4.jpg

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Playas (undated)

Playas (undated)

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Playas (no caption)

Playas (no caption)

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P1060066.jpg

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Gaby color 1.jpg

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P1060206.jpg

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(no caption)

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P1050995.jpg

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Playas -- Before 1950. From my grandmother's collection.jpg

Playas -- Before 1950. From my grandmother's collection.jpg

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Hotel Humboldt 1966 Vista a la Bahia Central Panoramica.jpg

Hotel Humboldt 1966 Vista a la Bahia Central Panoramica.jpg

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From left_  Ernst and Else Wellisch (nee Deller) and John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) --

From left_ Ernst and Else Wellisch (nee Deller) and John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) --

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P1060297.jpg

Hotel Humboldt 1966 Vista a la Bahia Lado Derecho extremo.jpg

Hotel Humboldt 1966 Vista a la Bahia Lado Derecho extremo.jpg

PLAYAS

Photos of Playas & the Humboldt Hotel, from the Collections of Various JOEs

Erwin Gumpel -- 1925, Hamburg, Germany

Erwin Gumpel -- 1925, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel at Erwin's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel at Erwin's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Manea Sifnaghel

Manea Sifnaghel

Gerda Gumpel

Gerda Gumpel

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel -- Erwin Gumpel's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel -- Erwin Gumpel's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda Sifnaghel and daughter, Katja -- November 1941

Gerda Sifnaghel and daughter, Katja -- November 1941

Katja and Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Katja and Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel

Katja and Gerda Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Katja and Gerda Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Katja Sifnaghel and her grandmother, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos)

Katja Sifnaghel and her grandmother, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos)

Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel

Erwin Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Erwin Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel and Gert Koppel -- Guayaquil

Katja Sifnaghel and Gert Koppel -- Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Gerda, Katja & Manea Sifnaghel

Gerda, Katja & Manea Sifnaghel

4 Generations, 1942, Guayaquil -- from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Katja Sifnagh

4 Generations, 1942, Guayaquil -- from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Katja Sifnagh

Lieschen Gumpel and Katja, Gerda, and Niko Sifnaghel

Lieschen Gumpel and Katja, Gerda, and Niko Sifnaghel

Form left_ Cati Cohn, Katja Sifnaghel, and Marion Kainz (cousin of Cati Kohn)

Form left_ Cati Cohn, Katja Sifnaghel, and Marion Kainz (cousin of Cati Kohn)

Sitting on cement fence, left to right_ Ronny Coifman, Katja Sifnaghel and Danny Coifman.jpg

Sitting on cement fence, left to right_ Ronny Coifman, Katja Sifnaghel and Danny Coifman.jpg

Left to right_ Erwin Gumpel, Gustav Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Left to right_ Erwin Gumpel, Gustav Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda Gumpel on the deck of the ship _Patria,_ on her family's journey to Ecuador from Hamburg, Germ

Gerda Gumpel on the deck of the ship _Patria,_ on her family's journey to Ecuador from Hamburg, Germ

Katja Sifnaghel -- graduation from elementary school -- Guayaquil

Katja Sifnaghel -- graduation from elementary school -- Guayaquil

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with her grand-daughter, Katja Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with her grand-daughter, Katja Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Gerda & Katja Sifnaghel

Gerda & Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel -- November 1941

Katja Sifnaghel -- November 1941

Riza Partos (nee Weizmeyer), Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos);

Riza Partos (nee Weizmeyer), Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos);

Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel

Gerda Sifnaghel with her son, NIko and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel with her son, NIko and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Manea Sifnaghel and Gerda Gumpel -- 1940, Guayaquil

Gerda Gumpel -- 1932, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda Gumpel -- 1932, Hamburg, Germany

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel and her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel and her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald holding her son, Fred and Gerda Sifnaghel holding her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald holding her son, Fred and Gerda Sifnaghel holding her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

Sifnaghel family_ Gerda, Niko, Manea, and Katja -- ca.jpg

Sifnaghel family_ Gerda, Niko, Manea, and Katja -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald with Niko Sifnaghel (left) and her son, Fred -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald with Niko Sifnaghel (left) and her son, Fred -- ca.jpg

Gerda and Niko Sifnaghel

Gerda and Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald holding hands with unidentified girl -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald holding hands with unidentified girl -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

From left_  Rosa (_la muchacha_ of the Sifnaghel family),Niko Sifnaghel, Magda Koppel and her grands

From left_ Rosa (_la muchacha_ of the Sifnaghel family),Niko Sifnaghel, Magda Koppel and her grands

NIko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

NIko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca 1951, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca 1951, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifnaghel

Niko Sifgnaghel, Lynn Gumpel and Fred Grunewald

Niko Sifgnaghel, Lynn Gumpel and Fred Grunewald

Sifnaghel family at Hotel Humboldt -- Playas

Sifnaghel family at Hotel Humboldt -- Playas

Niko and Manea Sifnaghel -- Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Niko and Manea Sifnaghel -- Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Niko and Gerda Sifnaghel

Niko and Gerda Sifnaghel

From left_ ___, Peter Albers, Susi Albers, Katja Sifnaghel;   Ralf Janowitzer in front, ___, ___

From left_ ___, Peter Albers, Susi Albers, Katja Sifnaghel; Ralf Janowitzer in front, ___, ___

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca, 1953, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel -- ca, 1953, Guayaquil

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel -- Playas

Niko and Katja Sifnaghel -- Playas

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Niko leading a desfile -- ca.jpg

Lieschen Gumpel with her grandson, Niko Sifnaghel-- ca.jpg

Lieschen Gumpel with her grandson, Niko Sifnaghel-- ca.jpg

LINDENBERG (NEE SIFNAGHEL), KATJA

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

LEMBKE, RENATE

From Margo Kywi (March 30, 2014)_ David Kywi, with his great grandparents, Oma-Sichl and Opa-Wagman.

From Margo Kywi (March 30, 2014)_ David Kywi, with his great grandparents, Oma-Sichl and Opa-Wagman.

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1510498_10151973813256771_593041663_n.jpg

Kywi 3.jpg

Kywi 3.jpg

From Margo Kywi (March 30, 2014)_ i HAVE BEEN WANTING TO SHARE SOME PIC'S THAT WAS GIVEN TO US, of m

From Margo Kywi (March 30, 2014)_ i HAVE BEEN WANTING TO SHARE SOME PIC'S THAT WAS GIVEN TO US, of m

From Margo Kywi (March 30, 2014)_ i HAVE BEEN WANTING TO SHARE SOME PIC'S THAT WAS GIVEN TO US, of m

From Margo Kywi (March 30, 2014)_ i HAVE BEEN WANTING TO SHARE SOME PIC'S THAT WAS GIVEN TO US, of m

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10169446_10151973813171771_384912735_n.jpg

Kywi 1.jpg

Kywi 1.jpg

KYWI FAMILY

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) & son, Tom -- 1953, Guayaquil

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) & son, Tom -- 1953, Guayaquil

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with daughter, Jeanny Koppel and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with son, R

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with daughter, Jeanny Koppel and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with son, R

From left_ Manea Sifnaghel, Magda (_Moschi_) Koppel (nee Partos), John (_Aki_) Koppel, Katja Sifnagh

From left_ Manea Sifnaghel, Magda (_Moschi_) Koppel (nee Partos), John (_Aki_) Koppel, Katja Sifnagh

At Saul Suster Bar Mitzvah -- Alfred, Vivi & Danny Czarninski abd Magda and John Koppel -- Guayaquil

At Saul Suster Bar Mitzvah -- Alfred, Vivi & Danny Czarninski abd Magda and John Koppel -- Guayaquil

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

Cousins (top from L - R)_  Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_  Ralph Grunewald, J

Cousins (top from L - R)_ Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_ Ralph Grunewald, J

From left_ Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Gert Koppel (back to camera), G

From left_ Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Gert Koppel (back to camera), G

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and father, John Koppel _ Fellmann Bar Mitzvah -- 1957, Guayaquil

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and father, John Koppel _ Fellmann Bar Mitzvah -- 1957, Guayaquil

At left is Lotti Scharfstein (Elisa Lotti) and my sister, Gerda Eveline, at far right.jpg  I don't k

At left is Lotti Scharfstein (Elisa Lotti) and my sister, Gerda Eveline, at far right.jpg I don't k

Magda (Moschi) and John Koppel at Danny Kaufman Bar Mitzvah -- 1957, Guayaquil

Magda (Moschi) and John Koppel at Danny Kaufman Bar Mitzvah -- 1957, Guayaquil

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_  Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_ Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) and her children Tom and Jenany --- 1956, Guayaquil

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) and her children Tom and Jenany --- 1956, Guayaquil

Else Wellisch (nee Deller) with grand-daughter, Jeanny Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

Else Wellisch (nee Deller) with grand-daughter, Jeanny Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

OO -- Saul Suster BM 2  .jpg

OO -- Saul Suster BM 2 .jpg

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with her children, Tom and Jeanny -- 1956, Guayaquil

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with her children, Tom and Jeanny -- 1956, Guayaquil

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OO 40.jpg

Left_  Gert Koppel and children, Jeanny and Tom -- 1958, Guayaquil;  Right_  Tom and Jeanny Koppel -

Left_ Gert Koppel and children, Jeanny and Tom -- 1958, Guayaquil; Right_ Tom and Jeanny Koppel -

From left_  Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (nee Deller), and John

From left_ Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (nee Deller), and John

Cousins reunion in Colina del Sol Park (San Diego, CA)_ (L - R) Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Gr

Cousins reunion in Colina del Sol Park (San Diego, CA)_ (L - R) Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Gr

Magda Koppel (nee Partos), John Koppel, and Amalie Koppel (nee Heilbut) -- May 1949, Guayaquil

Magda Koppel (nee Partos), John Koppel, and Amalie Koppel (nee Heilbut) -- May 1949, Guayaquil

From left_  Gert Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos

From left_ Gert Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos

Else Wellisch (nee Deller), Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) and John Koppel, Cati Cohn, and Helmut We

Else Wellisch (nee Deller), Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) and John Koppel, Cati Cohn, and Helmut We

Magda Koppel (nee Partos) and John Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

Magda Koppel (nee Partos) and John Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

From left_ Heinz Grunewald, Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Magda Koppel (nee Partos), Ilse Grunewald (

From left_ Heinz Grunewald, Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Magda Koppel (nee Partos), Ilse Grunewald (

From left_   Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

From left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller), John Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth

Page from John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) album with Koppel and Grunewald family members

Page from John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) album with Koppel and Grunewald family members

Lynn, Jerry, Erwin, and Dita Gumpel -- 1952, Playas

Lynn, Jerry, Erwin, and Dita Gumpel -- 1952, Playas

Koppel & Grunewald families -- ca.jpg

Koppel & Grunewald families -- ca.jpg

Cousins (from left)_  Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

Cousins (from left)_ Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

From left_ John Koppel, Ruth & Alfred Czarninski, Magda Koppel -- August 26, 1961, Guayaquil

From left_ John Koppel, Ruth & Alfred Czarninski, Magda Koppel -- August 26, 1961, Guayaquil

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah party (from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah party (from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Else Wellisch (

John and Magda Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

John and Magda Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

Katja Sifnaghel and Gert Koppel -- Guayaquil

Katja Sifnaghel and Gert Koppel -- Guayaquil

From left_ Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Manea Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Par

From left_ Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Manea Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Par

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

From left_  Ernst and Else Wellisch (nee Deller) and John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) --

From left_ Ernst and Else Wellisch (nee Deller) and John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) --

20th anniversary celebration of the Frauenverein -- Centro Israelita -- August 27, 1960, Guayaquil

20th anniversary celebration of the Frauenverein -- Centro Israelita -- August 27, 1960, Guayaquil

From left_ Magda and John Koppel & Manea Sifnaghel -- 1962

From left_ Magda and John Koppel & Manea Sifnaghel -- 1962

From left_  Arielle Davidow, Jeanny Davidow (nee Koppel), Daniel Davidow & Zoe Davidow -- 2009, Los

From left_ Arielle Davidow, Jeanny Davidow (nee Koppel), Daniel Davidow & Zoe Davidow -- 2009, Los

Rolf Stern Bar Mitzvah -- 1959, Guayaquil

Rolf Stern Bar Mitzvah -- 1959, Guayaquil

From left_  Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch)

From left_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch)

Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald, and Tom Koppel (cousins) -- 1955, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald, and Tom Koppel (cousins) -- 1955, Guayaquil

Cousins (from left - right)_  Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald.jpg

Cousins (from left - right)_ Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald.jpg

From left_  Niko Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Par

From left_ Niko Sifnaghel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Par

Amalie Koppel (Oma Malchen, nee Heilbut) with great grand-daughter, Peggy Grunewald -- June 6, 1955,

Amalie Koppel (Oma Malchen, nee Heilbut) with great grand-daughter, Peggy Grunewald -- June 6, 1955,

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah (center_ John Koppel; to his left_ Ernst Wellisch) -- June 15, 1963, Guayaq

Peter Albers Bar Mitzvah (center_ John Koppel; to his left_ Ernst Wellisch) -- June 15, 1963, Guayaq

From left_ Manea Sifnaghlel and John and Magda Koppel -- 1962

From left_ Manea Sifnaghlel and John and Magda Koppel -- 1962

Farewell to the Hirsch Family -- Women's group of Centro Israelita (Magda Koppel in back row at far

Farewell to the Hirsch Family -- Women's group of Centro Israelita (Magda Koppel in back row at far

Magda and John Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Magda and John Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

KOPPEL FAMILY

First two stages in my life_ Rumichaca 1938 (I don't know the maid's name), Casa Frutal with _Oschi_

First two stages in my life_ Rumichaca 1938 (I don't know the maid's name), Casa Frutal with _Oschi_

Cati Holland and her parents -- 1947, Guayaquil

Cati Holland and her parents -- 1947, Guayaquil

Myself when I was 3 or 4 years old -- Guayaquil

Myself when I was 3 or 4 years old -- Guayaquil

The official photograph of my father after he was appointed to be the President of the Jewish Commun

The official photograph of my father after he was appointed to be the President of the Jewish Commun

My sister, Eveline, and me in Playas, about 1948.jpg

My sister, Eveline, and me in Playas, about 1948.jpg

Photo taken on the terrace of Casa Frutal, in 1940.jpg

Photo taken on the terrace of Casa Frutal, in 1940.jpg

From the terrace of _Casa Frutal_ in Guayaquil, where we lived -- 1941

From the terrace of _Casa Frutal_ in Guayaquil, where we lived -- 1941

My father, Siegbert Cohn, and me --  ca.jpg

My father, Siegbert Cohn, and me -- ca.jpg

At left is Lotti Scharfstein (Elisa Lotti) and my sister, Gerda Eveline, at far right.jpg  I don't k

At left is Lotti Scharfstein (Elisa Lotti) and my sister, Gerda Eveline, at far right.jpg I don't k

Left_  Casa Frutal with my sister, Eveline.jpg

Left_ Casa Frutal with my sister, Eveline.jpg

Mr. Joachim List's school in 1937.  I don't know if it was already called Colegio Internacional.jpg

Mr. Joachim List's school in 1937. I don't know if it was already called Colegio Internacional.jpg

The big group might have been celebrating Purim.  I'm one of the clowns and Elizbeth Klein (nee Nuss

The big group might have been celebrating Purim. I'm one of the clowns and Elizbeth Klein (nee Nuss

Taken on the Desfile del 9 de Octubre, on the same avenida (9 de Octubre).jpg

Taken on the Desfile del 9 de Octubre, on the same avenida (9 de Octubre).jpg

My sister, Eveline Cohn, as a girl scout in Guayaquil.jpg  She is the third on the first row.jpg

My sister, Eveline Cohn, as a girl scout in Guayaquil.jpg She is the third on the first row.jpg

My grandmother, Recha Cohn, taken by Helmut Wellisch when he was visiting us in Chile.jpg

My grandmother, Recha Cohn, taken by Helmut Wellisch when he was visiting us in Chile.jpg

Letter from Prof.jpg

Letter from Prof.jpg

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_  I sent this postcard to my sister, Eveline (she was

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_ I sent this postcard to my sister, Eveline (she was

This is a photograph, probably from 1945 or 1946.jpg

This is a photograph, probably from 1945 or 1946.jpg

This is the Haifa Chamber Choir.  I'm on the third row, the fourth from left.  As you can figure out

This is the Haifa Chamber Choir. I'm on the third row, the fourth from left. As you can figure out

Elisa Lotti, Benno Weiser, my sister Eveline Cohn in New York (Vassar College).jpg

Elisa Lotti, Benno Weiser, my sister Eveline Cohn in New York (Vassar College).jpg

Elizabeth _Chichi_ Klein (nee Nussbaum)

Elizabeth _Chichi_ Klein (nee Nussbaum)

I found this photograph from the _Carmen Matilde_ where we spent some of our vacation in Playas.jpg

I found this photograph from the _Carmen Matilde_ where we spent some of our vacation in Playas.jpg

This is me with my second husband Lionel, taken about 2007.jpg

This is me with my second husband Lionel, taken about 2007.jpg

My father Siegbert Cohn on the upper left.  My parents, my sister and me hiding, ca. 1946.jpg

My father Siegbert Cohn on the upper left. My parents, my sister and me hiding, ca. 1946.jpg

From left to right_  Renate Herz, me (Cati Cohn), Yosef Prosnitz, Lothar Herz___, Herr Guttmann, __

From left to right_ Renate Herz, me (Cati Cohn), Yosef Prosnitz, Lothar Herz___, Herr Guttmann, __

1947 photo of an event (probably Purim or Hannukah) at the Beneficienca (I think) in Guayaquil.jpg

1947 photo of an event (probably Purim or Hannukah) at the Beneficienca (I think) in Guayaquil.jpg

Cati Holland (nee Cohn) -- 2007

Cati Holland (nee Cohn) -- 2007

_Chichi_ Elizabeth Nussbaum, her late husband Wolfgang _Wolfi_ Klein, and their adopted son Enrique.

_Chichi_ Elizabeth Nussbaum, her late husband Wolfgang _Wolfi_ Klein, and their adopted son Enrique.

_Juden Europas rufen Dich_  -- event at the Centro Israelita, Guayaquil (submitted by Cati Holland)

_Juden Europas rufen Dich_ -- event at the Centro Israelita, Guayaquil (submitted by Cati Holland)

The WIZO ladies giving out packages to needy children -- ca.jpg

The WIZO ladies giving out packages to needy children -- ca.jpg

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Cati dedication 010110.jpg

Cati - Pacncho Segura.jpg

Cati - Pacncho Segura.jpg

The photo shows my sister, Eveline, and me, before she left to the U.jpgS.jpgA.jpg in 1950.jpg

The photo shows my sister, Eveline, and me, before she left to the U.jpgS.jpgA.jpg in 1950.jpg

This must have been my birthday party, probably my 9th.  I recognize the _sitting_ row.jpg

This must have been my birthday party, probably my 9th. I recognize the _sitting_ row.jpg

This photo  shows my cousin, Marion, and me, before [my cousin's family] left for the U.jpgS.jpgA.jp

This photo shows my cousin, Marion, and me, before [my cousin's family] left for the U.jpgS.jpgA.jp

Vintage postcards of Guayaquil -- submitted by Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel.jpg

Vintage postcards of Guayaquil -- submitted by Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel.jpg

Vera Kamm

Vera Kamm

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Cati - Inge Fischler note.jpg

This is Johanna List aged 2 or 3.jpg

This is Johanna List aged 2 or 3.jpg

_Wizo tiendita para niños_ in one of the usual Wizo parties.  I'm to the left.jpg

_Wizo tiendita para niños_ in one of the usual Wizo parties. I'm to the left.jpg

Cati -- Teatro Eden.jpg

Cati -- Teatro Eden.jpg

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_  These two cards were sent by Gertrud Janowitzer to

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_ These two cards were sent by Gertrud Janowitzer to

John _Puli_ Fried and his mother -- August 1955

John _Puli_ Fried and his mother -- August 1955

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Hannelore Caminer.jpg__Hannelore Caminer.jpg__Hannelore Caminer.jpg__Hannelore Caminer.jpg

This _Telegrama_ was sent to my parents, who already [libed] in Chile, for their 25th wedding annive

This _Telegrama_ was sent to my parents, who already [libed] in Chile, for their 25th wedding annive

Else Wellisch (nee Deller), Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) and John Koppel, Cati Cohn, and Helmut We

Else Wellisch (nee Deller), Ernst Wellisch, Magda (Moschi) and John Koppel, Cati Cohn, and Helmut We

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Photo taken in the park next to the Cathedral (I don't remember the name).jpg

Photo taken in the park next to the Cathedral (I don't remember the name).jpg

Hi, Annita [List]_  This photograph was taken at Celeste Santos's house.  The party was in honour of

Hi, Annita [List]_ This photograph was taken at Celeste Santos's house. The party was in honour of

While cleaning up, I found some more photographs.  These were taken in 1993 when I visited Ecuador.j

While cleaning up, I found some more photographs. These were taken in 1993 when I visited Ecuador.j

This was a restaurant that I don't remember who it belonged to, but we used to go there for cakes.jp

This was a restaurant that I don't remember who it belonged to, but we used to go there for cakes.jp

This photograph was taken in 1936, and it shows Posorja.jpg  That's what my father wrote on the back

This photograph was taken in 1936, and it shows Posorja.jpg That's what my father wrote on the back

Despedida Tannenbaum -- April 1941, Guayaquil

Despedida Tannenbaum -- April 1941, Guayaquil

My father was born on January 1st, so we always had a big party.  The photo I'm sending you is the _

My father was born on January 1st, so we always had a big party. The photo I'm sending you is the _

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_  This photograph was taken with the back to the _two

From Cati Holland (nee Cohn) of Hadera, Israel_ This photograph was taken with the back to the _two

Our small family_  my parents Siegbert and Else Cohn in the back; my paternal grandmother Recha Cohn

Our small family_ my parents Siegbert and Else Cohn in the back; my paternal grandmother Recha Cohn

My sister Eveline (in the middle), Colegio Internacional, about 1937.jpg

My sister Eveline (in the middle), Colegio Internacional, about 1937.jpg

I'm sending you photos from my sister, Evelina Cohn.jpg

I'm sending you photos from my sister, Evelina Cohn.jpg

I'm sending you photos from my sister, as a girl scout, and as a student at the colegio Guayaquil.jp

I'm sending you photos from my sister, as a girl scout, and as a student at the colegio Guayaquil.jp

My sister, Eveline, and me in our apartment in Casa Frutal  -- 1939, Guayaquil.jpg

My sister, Eveline, and me in our apartment in Casa Frutal -- 1939, Guayaquil.jpg

While cleaning up, I found some more photographs.  These were taken in 1993 when I visited Ecuador.j

While cleaning up, I found some more photographs. These were taken in 1993 when I visited Ecuador.j

HOLLAND (NEE COHN), CATI

From left_ Lynn, Dita (nee Ginsberg), Erwin, and Jerry Gumpel -- 1959

From left_ Lynn, Dita (nee Ginsberg), Erwin, and Jerry Gumpel -- 1959

Lynn & Jerry Gumpel -- 1956

Lynn & Jerry Gumpel -- 1956

From left_  Gert Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos

From left_ Gert Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos

Dita (nee Ginsberg) and Erwin Gumpel -- 1959

Dita (nee Ginsberg) and Erwin Gumpel -- 1959

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_  Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_ Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Rolf Stern Bar Mitzvah -- 1959, Guayaquil

Rolf Stern Bar Mitzvah -- 1959, Guayaquil

Lynn, Jerry, Erwin, and Dita Gumpel -- 1952, Playas

Lynn, Jerry, Erwin, and Dita Gumpel -- 1952, Playas

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with three of her grandchildren.jpg

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with three of her grandchildren.jpg

Three sisters_ Margit Braasch (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) and Elisabeth (Liesch

Three sisters_ Margit Braasch (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) and Elisabeth (Liesch

Back row, left to right_ Ralph Grunewald, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), John (Aki) oppel (hidd

Back row, left to right_ Ralph Grunewald, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), John (Aki) oppel (hidd

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel at Erwin's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel at Erwin's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Lynn Gumpel

Lynn Gumpel

Gustav Gumpel (left) and his son, Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

Gustav Gumpel (left) and his son, Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

Gerda Gumpel on the deck of the ship _Patria,_ on her family's journey to Ecuador from Hamburg, Germ

Gerda Gumpel on the deck of the ship _Patria,_ on her family's journey to Ecuador from Hamburg, Germ

Humboldt Hotel -- Playas

Humboldt Hotel -- Playas

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel -- Erwin Gumpel's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda and Erwin Gumpel -- Erwin Gumpel's Bar Mitzvah -- 1933, Hamburg, Germany

Manea Sifnaghel, Gustav Gumpel, Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg), Lynn Gumpel, Lieschen Gumpel (nee Partos

Manea Sifnaghel, Gustav Gumpel, Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg), Lynn Gumpel, Lieschen Gumpel (nee Partos

Gumpel family

Gumpel family

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

Jerry, Lynn and Dita Gimpel (nee Ginsberg)

Jerry, Lynn and Dita Gimpel (nee Ginsberg)

Lynn, Erwin and Jerry Gumpel

Lynn, Erwin and Jerry Gumpel

From left_  Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) & Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) & Erwin Gumpel -- (undated)

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J & L 2.jpg

Back row, from left_ Miram, Eve, Eddy, and Susan Gumpel.jpg

Back row, from left_ Miram, Eve, Eddy, and Susan Gumpel.jpg

Erwin Gumpel -- 1925, Hamburg, Germany

Erwin Gumpel -- 1925, Hamburg, Germany

Erwin Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Erwin Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) with daughter, Lynn Gumpel, on her lap; Ralph Janowitzer, Niko

From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) with daughter, Lynn Gumpel, on her lap; Ralph Janowitzer, Niko

From left_ Gustav (Guschi) Gumpel, John (Aki) Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Heinz Grun

From left_ Gustav (Guschi) Gumpel, John (Aki) Koppel, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), Heinz Grun

Katja Sifnaghel with her grand-father, Gustav Gumpel -- Guayaquil

Katja Sifnaghel with her grand-father, Gustav Gumpel -- Guayaquil

Dita (nee Ginsberg) and Erwin Gumpel being photographed by Lieschen Gumpel (nee Partos)

Dita (nee Ginsberg) and Erwin Gumpel being photographed by Lieschen Gumpel (nee Partos)

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with her grand-daughter, Katja Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos) with her grand-daughter, Katja Sifnaghel -- Guayaquil

Lieschen Gumpel with her grandson, Niko Sifnaghel-- ca.jpg

Lieschen Gumpel with her grandson, Niko Sifnaghel-- ca.jpg

Katja and Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Katja and Niko Sifnaghel -- ca.jpg

Gerda and Niko Sifnaghel

Gerda and Niko Sifnaghel

Left to right_ Erwin Gumpel, Gustav Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Left to right_ Erwin Gumpel, Gustav Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel -- 1926, Hamburg, Germany

Lieschen Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel and Gustav Gumpel

Lieschen Gumpel, Gerda Gumpel and Gustav Gumpel

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Gerda Gumpel -- 1932, Hamburg, Germany

Gerda Gumpel -- 1932, Hamburg, Germany

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

Gustav Gumpel and grandson, Jerry Gumpel

Gustav Gumpel and grandson, Jerry Gumpel

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Lieschen and Gustav Gumpel

Niko Sifgnaghel, Lynn Gumpel and Fred Grunewald

Niko Sifgnaghel, Lynn Gumpel and Fred Grunewald

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

GUMPEL FAMILY

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

From left_  Marilyn (nee Prooth), Emily & Ralph Grunewald -- 2007, Iguazu Falls, Argentina

From left_ Marilyn (nee Prooth), Emily & Ralph Grunewald -- 2007, Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Fred Grunewald & Marilyn Grunewald (nee Prooth) -- 2009, Chula Vista, CA

Fred Grunewald & Marilyn Grunewald (nee Prooth) -- 2009, Chula Vista, CA

From left_ Jonathan & Ralph Grunewald -- 2009, Akko, Israel

From left_ Jonathan & Ralph Grunewald -- 2009, Akko, Israel

From left_  Marilyn (nee Prooth), Ralph & Emily Grunewald -- 2008, Cairo, Egypt

From left_ Marilyn (nee Prooth), Ralph & Emily Grunewald -- 2008, Cairo, Egypt

Emily Grunewald -- 2006, Istanbul, Turkey

Emily Grunewald -- 2006, Istanbul, Turkey

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and son, Ralph -- June 2009, San Diego, CA

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and son, Ralph -- June 2009, San Diego, CA

Ralph Grunewald -- 1961, Guayaquil

Ralph Grunewald -- 1961, Guayaquil

Jonathan Grunewald -- 2007, Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Jonathan Grunewald -- 2007, Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Ralph & Marilyn Grunewald (nee Prooth) -- 2009, Akko, Israel

Ralph & Marilyn Grunewald (nee Prooth) -- 2009, Akko, Israel

Cousins (from left)_  Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

Cousins (from left)_ Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

From left_  Marilyn (nee Prooth) and Emily Grunewald -- 2009, La Jolla, CA

From left_ Marilyn (nee Prooth) and Emily Grunewald -- 2009, La Jolla, CA

From left_  Ralph, Marilyn & Jonathan Grunewald -- 2009, Tel Aviv-Jaffa

From left_ Ralph, Marilyn & Jonathan Grunewald -- 2009, Tel Aviv-Jaffa

From left_  Ralph, Emily & Marilyn (nee Prooth) Grunewald -- 2009, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA

From left_ Ralph, Emily & Marilyn (nee Prooth) Grunewald -- 2009, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with daughter, Jeanny Koppel and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with son, R

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with daughter, Jeanny Koppel and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with son, R

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with her children_ Peggy Ratner, Fred and Ralph -- 2009, San Diego, CA

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with her children_ Peggy Ratner, Fred and Ralph -- 2009, San Diego, CA

Cousins reunited -- From left_  Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald), Jeanny Dav

Cousins reunited -- From left_ Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald), Jeanny Dav

Emily & Jonathan Grunewald -- 2006, New York City

Emily & Jonathan Grunewald -- 2006, New York City

Ralph Grunewald -- 2008

Ralph Grunewald -- 2008

Jonathan Grunewald -- 2006, Istanbul, Turkey

Jonathan Grunewald -- 2006, Istanbul, Turkey

Ralph & Marilyn Grunewald (nee Prooth) -- 2009, Zichron Ya'akov, Israel

Ralph & Marilyn Grunewald (nee Prooth) -- 2009, Zichron Ya'akov, Israel

Heinz Grunewald and son, Ralph -- 1957, Guayaquil

Heinz Grunewald and son, Ralph -- 1957, Guayaquil

Cousins -- Back row (L - R)_  Daniel Ratner, Eric Ratner & Adam Grunewald;  Middle row (L - R)_  Mad

Cousins -- Back row (L - R)_ Daniel Ratner, Eric Ratner & Adam Grunewald; Middle row (L - R)_ Mad

GRUNEWALD, RALPH

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Heinz and Ilse Grunewald -- 2005, San Diego, CA

Heinz and Ilse Grunewald -- 2005, San Diego, CA

Ilse Grunewald -- 2005, San Diego, CA

Ilse Grunewald -- 2005, San Diego, CA

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John Koppel's remarks (father of Ilse Grunewald) at wedding of Ilse Koppel & Heinz Grunewald -- Oct.

John Koppel's remarks (father of Ilse Grunewald) at wedding of Ilse Koppel & Heinz Grunewald -- Oct.

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Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with her children_ Peggy Ratner, Fred and Ralph -- 2009, San Diego, CA

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with her children_ Peggy Ratner, Fred and Ralph -- 2009, San Diego, CA

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Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and son, Ralph -- June 2009, San Diego, CA

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and son, Ralph -- June 2009, San Diego, CA

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Wedding of Andy Lakatos and Katja Sifnaghel_ from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos); Ge

Wedding of Andy Lakatos and Katja Sifnaghel_ from left_ Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos); Ge

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John Koppel's remarks at wedding of Ilse Koppel & Heinz Grunewald -- Oct.jpg

John Koppel's remarks at wedding of Ilse Koppel & Heinz Grunewald -- Oct.jpg

GRUNEWALD, ILSE

Heinz Grunewald and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- 2005, San Diego, CA

Heinz Grunewald and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- 2005, San Diego, CA

The Grunewald Family on the eve of its immigration from Ecuador to San Diego, CA, in the United Stat

The Grunewald Family on the eve of its immigration from Ecuador to San Diego, CA, in the United Stat

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Oma (Ilse Grunewald, nee Koppel) and her children, Peggy, Fred & Ralph -- June 2009, San Diego, CA

Oma (Ilse Grunewald, nee Koppel) and her children, Peggy, Fred & Ralph -- June 2009, San Diego, CA

GRUNEWALD, HEINZ

Fred Grunewald _ Escuela Americano -- 1959, Guayaquil

Fred Grunewald _ Escuela Americano -- 1959, Guayaquil

Fred Grunewald and Niko Sifnaghel -- 1966, Chula Vista, CA

Fred Grunewald and Niko Sifnaghel -- 1966, Chula Vista, CA

From left_  Max, Fred & Adam Grunewald -- 2009, Dallas, Texas

From left_ Max, Fred & Adam Grunewald -- 2009, Dallas, Texas

Fred Grunewald at 9 years of age -- 1959, Parque Centenario, Guayaquil

Fred Grunewald at 9 years of age -- 1959, Parque Centenario, Guayaquil

Niko Sifgnaghel, Lynn Gumpel and Fred Grunewald

Niko Sifgnaghel, Lynn Gumpel and Fred Grunewald

Cousins (top from L - R)_  Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_  Ralph Grunewald, J

Cousins (top from L - R)_ Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_ Ralph Grunewald, J

Cousins reunion in Colina del Sol Park (San Diego, CA)_ (L - R) Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Gr

Cousins reunion in Colina del Sol Park (San Diego, CA)_ (L - R) Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Gr

Cousins (from left - right)_  Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald.jpg

Cousins (from left - right)_ Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald.jpg

Back row (L - R)_  Adam, Madelyn & Max Grunewald;  Front_  Fred & Jerri Grunewald (nee Ungerleiter)

Back row (L - R)_ Adam, Madelyn & Max Grunewald; Front_ Fred & Jerri Grunewald (nee Ungerleiter)

From left_ Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald, and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- 1953, Guayaquil

From left_ Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald, and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- 1953, Guayaquil

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

Photo at left_  Fred Grunewald

Photo at left_ Fred Grunewald

Ilse Grunewald with Niko Sifnaghel (left) and her son, Fred -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald with Niko Sifnaghel (left) and her son, Fred -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald holding her son, Fred and Gerda Sifnaghel holding her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald holding her son, Fred and Gerda Sifnaghel holding her son, Niko -- ca.jpg

Fred, Ralph and Peggy Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Fred, Ralph and Peggy Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel with her son, NIko and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Gerda Sifnaghel with her son, NIko and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Fred Grunewald and daughter, Madelyn -- 2009, Dallas, Texas

Fred Grunewald and daughter, Madelyn -- 2009, Dallas, Texas

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

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Reunion de cumpleaños, ca. 1955.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald holding hands with unidentified girl -- ca.jpg

Niko Sifnaghel and Fred Grunewald holding hands with unidentified girl -- ca.jpg

Fred Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Fred Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

GRUNEWALD, FRED

Ilse Koppel Grunewald & Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Ilse Koppel Grunewald & Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

From left_ Manea Sifnaghel, Magda (_Moschi_) Koppel (nee Partos), John (_Aki_) Koppel, Katja Sifnagh

From left_ Manea Sifnaghel, Magda (_Moschi_) Koppel (nee Partos), John (_Aki_) Koppel, Katja Sifnagh

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Ilse Kopppel -- ca.jpg

Ilse Koppel Grunewald & Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Ilse Koppel Grunewald & Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Heinz Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and father, John Koppel _ Fellmann Bar Mitzvah -- 1957, Guayaquil

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and father, John Koppel _ Fellmann Bar Mitzvah -- 1957, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald, and Tom Koppel (cousins) -- 1955, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald, and Tom Koppel (cousins) -- 1955, Guayaquil

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald -- 1957, Guayaquil

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald -- 1957, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Peggy Grunewald and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

Fred, Ralph, and Peggy Grunewald -- 1956, Guayaquil

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

Ralph Grunewald (with unidentified girl) in Parque Centenario -- ca.jpg

Ralph Grunewald (with unidentified girl) in Parque Centenario -- ca.jpg

Peggy, Ralph, Ilse (nee Koppel), and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Peggy, Ralph, Ilse (nee Koppel), and Fred Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Magda Koppel (nee Partos) and John Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

Magda Koppel (nee Partos) and John Koppel -- 1960, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel (center) and Fred Grunewald (right) -- 1960, Guayaquil

Niko Sifnaghel (center) and Fred Grunewald (right) -- 1960, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Peggy Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

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School award ceremony at Escuela Americana -- ca. 1957, Guayaquil.jpg

Peggy, Ralph & Fred Grunewald -- 1961, Guayaquil

Peggy, Ralph & Fred Grunewald -- 1961, Guayaquil

Fred, Ralph and Peggy Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Fred, Ralph and Peggy Grunewald -- ca.jpg

Peggy Grunewald (center) _ Escuela Americano -- 1960, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald (center) _ Escuela Americano -- 1960, Guayaquil

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with daughter, Jeanny Koppel and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with son, R

Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch) with daughter, Jeanny Koppel and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) with son, R

Rolf Stern Bar Mitzvah -- 1958, Guayaquil

Rolf Stern Bar Mitzvah -- 1958, Guayaquil

Grunewald Family -- ca.jpg

Grunewald Family -- ca.jpg

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_  Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_ Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Fred Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Fred Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Cousins (top from L - R)_  Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_  Ralph Grunewald, J

Cousins (top from L - R)_ Peggy Grunewald & Fred Grunewald (bottom from L - R)_ Ralph Grunewald, J

Christian Braasch's first birthday party.  Back row, far left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller); far right

Christian Braasch's first birthday party. Back row, far left_ Else Wellisch (nee Deller); far right

From left_ Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Gert Koppel (back to camera), G

From left_ Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch), Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Gert Koppel (back to camera), G

Peggy Grunewald (far right) _ Escuela Americano -- 1960, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald (far right) _ Escuela Americano -- 1960, Guayaquil

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) holding son, Ralph, and Heinz Grunewald, with daughter, Peggy  -- 1956,

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) holding son, Ralph, and Heinz Grunewald, with daughter, Peggy -- 1956,

Ralph Grunewald (left) -- 1960, Quito

Ralph Grunewald (left) -- 1960, Quito

Ralph Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Ralph Grunewald _ Bim Bam Bum -- ca.jpg

Grunewald Family (back row_ Heinz & Ilse; front row_ Ralph, Peggy & Fred) -- ca.jpg

Grunewald Family (back row_ Heinz & Ilse; front row_ Ralph, Peggy & Fred) -- ca.jpg

Cousins (from left)_  Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

Cousins (from left)_ Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Grunewald, Jeanny Koppel, Ralph Grunewald --

Amalie _Malchen_ Koppel (nee Heilbut) -- ca.jpg

Amalie _Malchen_ Koppel (nee Heilbut) -- ca.jpg

Fred Grunewald _ Escuela Americano -- 1959, Guayaquil

Fred Grunewald _ Escuela Americano -- 1959, Guayaquil

Marriage of schaliach Moshe Rubin to his wife, Rama _ the Centro Israelita Club -- July 12, 1959, Gu

Marriage of schaliach Moshe Rubin to his wife, Rama _ the Centro Israelita Club -- July 12, 1959, Gu

Back row, left to right_ Ralph Grunewald, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), John (Aki) oppel (hidd

Back row, left to right_ Ralph Grunewald, Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos), John (Aki) oppel (hidd

From left_ Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald, and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- 1953, Guayaquil

From left_ Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald, and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- 1953, Guayaquil

From left_  Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch)

From left_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch)

From left_  Ralph Grunewald, Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald -- 1960, Q

From left_ Ralph Grunewald, Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald -- 1960, Q

Peggy Grunewald _ Escuala Americano -- 1961, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald _ Escuala Americano -- 1961, Guayaquil

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald perform in a skit at Centro Israelita -- undated, Gu

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald perform in a skit at Centro Israelita -- undated, Gu

Going-away party for Heinz & Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- Centro Israelita -- November 28, 1961, G

Going-away party for Heinz & Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- Centro Israelita -- November 28, 1961, G

Magda and John Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Magda and John Koppel -- 1962, Hotel Humboldt, Playas

Ralph Grunewald, Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald -- 1958.jpg

Ralph Grunewald, Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), Peggy Grunewald, Fred Grunewald -- 1958.jpg

Cousins (from left - right)_  Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald.jpg

Cousins (from left - right)_ Fred Grunewald, Peggy Grunewald.jpg

Cousins reunited -- From left_  Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald), Jeanny Dav

Cousins reunited -- From left_ Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Ratner (nee Grunewald), Jeanny Dav

Photo at Left (left to right)_ Niko Sifnaghel, Fred Grunewald, Peter Albers, Ralph Yanowitzer; _boy_

Photo at Left (left to right)_ Niko Sifnaghel, Fred Grunewald, Peter Albers, Ralph Yanowitzer; _boy_

Ralph Grunewald -- First day of kindergarten at Darnall Elementary School -- Sept.jpg

Ralph Grunewald -- First day of kindergarten at Darnall Elementary School -- Sept.jpg

Peter Albers birthday -- June 1961

Peter Albers birthday -- June 1961

20th anniversary celebration of the Frauenverein -- Centro Israelita -- August 27, 1960, Guayaquil

20th anniversary celebration of the Frauenverein -- Centro Israelita -- August 27, 1960, Guayaquil

Page from John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) album with Koppel and Grunewald family members

Page from John and Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) album with Koppel and Grunewald family members

Peter Albers birthday party -- June 1960, Guayaquil

Peter Albers birthday party -- June 1960, Guayaquil

Cousins reunion in Colina del Sol Park (San Diego, CA)_ (L - R) Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Gr

Cousins reunion in Colina del Sol Park (San Diego, CA)_ (L - R) Fred Grunewald, Tom Koppel, Peggy Gr

Fred Grunewald at 9 years of age -- 1959, Parque Centenario, Guayaquil

Fred Grunewald at 9 years of age -- 1959, Parque Centenario, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald, Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Ralph Grunewald -- 1957, Guayaquil

Peggy Grunewald, Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Ralph Grunewald -- 1957, Guayaquil

Fred Grunewald (on right) _ Escuela Americano.jpg

Fred Grunewald (on right) _ Escuela Americano.jpg

Family portraits for Ecuadorian passports for immigration to the United States -- 1961, Guayaquil

Family portraits for Ecuadorian passports for immigration to the United States -- 1961, Guayaquil

Front of photo_  Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), srollingh with her grand-mother, Amalie Koppel (Oma Ma

Front of photo_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), srollingh with her grand-mother, Amalie Koppel (Oma Ma

Fred Grunewald's 11th birthday -- August 1961, Guayaquil

Fred Grunewald's 11th birthday -- August 1961, Guayaquil

Heinz Grunewald's certificate, issued in Rome,

Heinz Grunewald's certificate, issued in Rome,

Heinz Grunewald and son, Ralph -- 1957, Guayaquil

Heinz Grunewald and son, Ralph -- 1957, Guayaquil

Heinz Grunewald's prized achievement of the Life Master, awarded by the ACBL -- 1995

Heinz Grunewald's prized achievement of the Life Master, awarded by the ACBL -- 1995

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

John and Magda Koppel with Katja Sifnaghel

Page from photo album of Magda and John Koppel -- 1956, Guayaquil

Page from photo album of Magda and John Koppel -- 1956, Guayaquil

Ralph Grunewald -- 1961, Guayaquil

Ralph Grunewald -- 1961, Guayaquil

Magda Koppel (nee Partos), John Koppel, and Amalie Koppel (nee Heilbut) -- May 1949, Guayaquil

Magda Koppel (nee Partos), John Koppel, and Amalie Koppel (nee Heilbut) -- May 1949, Guayaquil

Grunewald Family in Mexico City on a stop to San Diego from our emigration from Ecuador-- December 1

Grunewald Family in Mexico City on a stop to San Diego from our emigration from Ecuador-- December 1

2 years old), Guayaquil

2 years old), Guayaquil

Back of photo_  Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), srollingh with her grand-mother, Amalie Koppel (Oma Mal

Back of photo_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel), srollingh with her grand-mother, Amalie Koppel (Oma Mal

January 30, 1955

January 30, 1955

Three sisters_ Margit Braasch (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) and Elisabeth (Liesch

Three sisters_ Margit Braasch (nee Partos), Magda (Moschi) Koppel (nee Partos) and Elisabeth (Liesch

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

From left_ Margot Braasch (nee Partos), Gustav Gumpel, Elisabeth (Lieschen) Gumpel (nee Partos), Han

Performance at Centro Israelita -- December 1961, Guayaquil

Performance at Centro Israelita -- December 1961, Guayaquil

Photo at left_  Fred Grunewald

Photo at left_ Fred Grunewald

Heinz and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- December 1961, Mexico City

Heinz and Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- December 1961, Mexico City

Amalie Koppel (Oma Malchen, nee Heilbut) with great grand-daughter, Peggy Grunewald -- June 6, 1955,

Amalie Koppel (Oma Malchen, nee Heilbut) with great grand-daughter, Peggy Grunewald -- June 6, 1955,

GRUNEWALD FAMILY

Documentacion oficial de la salida de Europa de mi Padre y de todas las escalas que hizo hasta llega

Documentacion oficial de la salida de Europa de mi Padre y de todas las escalas que hizo hasta llega

Mi Padre en 1947.jpg

Mi Padre en 1947.jpg

GOLDBAUM, ROBERTO

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

Sonja Gely-Zurita and her daughter, Miriam, visit Washington, DC from Switzerland, along with Miriam

GELY (NEE ZURITA), SONJA

Salomon Neumann giving the priestly blessing to a newlywed couple in Quito, Ecuador -- 1944

Salomon Neumann giving the priestly blessing to a newlywed couple in Quito, Ecuador -- 1944

Salomon Neumann reading the Torah in Quito, Ecuador -- 1944

Salomon Neumann reading the Torah in Quito, Ecuador -- 1944

Salomon Neumann -- Quito, Ecuador -- 1945

Salomon Neumann -- Quito, Ecuador -- 1945

Salomon Neumann officiating at a wedding in Quito, Ecuador -- 1944

Salomon Neumann officiating at a wedding in Quito, Ecuador -- 1944

FRUHMAN, FREDEL (NEE JACOBS)

Playas, probably 1947 or 1948. John _Puli_ Fried in back, center.jpg

Playas, probably 1947 or 1948. John _Puli_ Fried in back, center.jpg

My grandfather, Elkuno Rosenheck, at the dedication in Quito of a monument to the victims of the Hol

My grandfather, Elkuno Rosenheck, at the dedication in Quito of a monument to the victims of the Hol

1957.jpg Rosita Coifman with sons Ronnie and Danny.jpg

1957.jpg Rosita Coifman with sons Ronnie and Danny.jpg

1947 photo of an event (probably Purim or Hannukah) at the Beneficienca (I think) in Guayaquil.jpg

1947 photo of an event (probably Purim or Hannukah) at the Beneficienca (I think) in Guayaquil.jpg

Puli in Ecuador (undated)

Puli in Ecuador (undated)

John _Puli_ Fried -- ca.jpg

John _Puli_ Fried -- ca.jpg

FRIED, JOHN (PULI)

BEATE, OMA LOLA, HIRSCH, MAMI, JANOWITZER, YARO, OMA ALICIA Y LUCY, FELMAS, KLEIN, WALO, ETC.jpg

BEATE, OMA LOLA, HIRSCH, MAMI, JANOWITZER, YARO, OMA ALICIA Y LUCY, FELMAS, KLEIN, WALO, ETC.jpg

Club festivity

Club festivity

Club en el Malecon -- Guayaquil

Club en el Malecon -- Guayaquil

El Club -- Guayaquil

El Club -- Guayaquil

El Club (Centro Israelita) -- Children and parents

El Club (Centro Israelita) -- Children and parents

HANUKAH -- ROBBY FISCHLER Y VIVI CZARNINSKI

HANUKAH -- ROBBY FISCHLER Y VIVI CZARNINSKI

PART OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN GUAYAQUIL

PART OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN GUAYAQUIL

GRUNEWALD, YARO, PAPIS, ETC

GRUNEWALD, YARO, PAPIS, ETC

MAMI, ANNE Y GERARDO ANKER

MAMI, ANNE Y GERARDO ANKER

INGE FISCHLER, CZARNINSKIS, EMBAJADOR ISRAEL

INGE FISCHLER, CZARNINSKIS, EMBAJADOR ISRAEL

OMA ALICIA, META, LUCY, LOLA,BEATE, MAMI HIRSCH, RUTH, ANNIE LEVY, ETC

OMA ALICIA, META, LUCY, LOLA,BEATE, MAMI HIRSCH, RUTH, ANNIE LEVY, ETC

FISCHLERS

FISCHLERS

FISCHLER, GRUNEWALD, KETTY

FISCHLER, GRUNEWALD, KETTY

PAPI, OMA LUCY, TIA BETTY, KICZY, TIA MARTHA -- JUNIO 28 1950, Guayaquil

PAPI, OMA LUCY, TIA BETTY, KICZY, TIA MARTHA -- JUNIO 28 1950, Guayaquil

FISCHLERS, LOS HOLTZ, MANEA SIFNAGHEL, ALFREDO CZARNINSKI

FISCHLERS, LOS HOLTZ, MANEA SIFNAGHEL, ALFREDO CZARNINSKI

FISCHLERS, CZARNINSKIS, ETC

FISCHLERS, CZARNINSKIS, ETC

TE EN CASA JUNIN

TE EN CASA JUNIN

ROBBY EN MOSHAVA TINGO

ROBBY EN MOSHAVA TINGO

HIRSCH,  WALO, FELMAN, LUCY, ALICIA, YARO ETC

HIRSCH, WALO, FELMAN, LUCY, ALICIA, YARO ETC

WIZO Event -- EL Club, Guayaquil -- OMA LOLA, OMA META, KOPPEL, GRUNEWALD, ALBERS, ZURITA.jpg

WIZO Event -- EL Club, Guayaquil -- OMA LOLA, OMA META, KOPPEL, GRUNEWALD, ALBERS, ZURITA.jpg

Fischler, Suster, Wellisch, Czarninski -- 1979, Guayaquil

Fischler, Suster, Wellisch, Czarninski -- 1979, Guayaquil

LUCY FISCHLER, SRAS.jpg GUMPEL, JANOWITZER, FELMAN, YARO, WELLISH, CLUB CALLE AGUIRRE.jpg

LUCY FISCHLER, SRAS.jpg GUMPEL, JANOWITZER, FELMAN, YARO, WELLISH, CLUB CALLE AGUIRRE.jpg

REUNION EN CASA JUNIN DE COMUNIDAD JUDIA -- 1959, Guayaquil

REUNION EN CASA JUNIN DE COMUNIDAD JUDIA -- 1959, Guayaquil

Oma Meta

Oma Meta

Inge and Arturo Fischler

Inge and Arturo Fischler

Fischler, Lenk -- Quito

Fischler, Lenk -- Quito

PAPIS, HOLTZ, CZARNINSKI, MAX STERN

PAPIS, HOLTZ, CZARNINSKI, MAX STERN

Lucy & Artur Fischler, Holtz, Yaro, Czarninski, and Pepe

Lucy & Artur Fischler, Holtz, Yaro, Czarninski, and Pepe

ROBBY EN MOSHAVA TINGO

ROBBY EN MOSHAVA TINGO

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

PETER ALBERS, SAUL Y DINA SUSTER, FITO, ROBBY, MONICA, DANNY, FREDDY BERGMAN

PETER ALBERS, SAUL Y DINA SUSTER, FITO, ROBBY, MONICA, DANNY, FREDDY BERGMAN

Dinner

Dinner

Grunewald, Zurita, Rubinstein (consul USA), Czarninski

Grunewald, Zurita, Rubinstein (consul USA), Czarninski

ROSH HASHANA

ROSH HASHANA

Goldschmidt, Czarninski, Grunewald, Koppel, Oma Lucy, Nelly, Vivi, Robby, Monica

Goldschmidt, Czarninski, Grunewald, Koppel, Oma Lucy, Nelly, Vivi, Robby, Monica

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Peggy, Vivi, Nury, Monica

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Peggy, Vivi, Nury, Monica

Robby Fischler (baby), Dina Grunauer; in rear_  Johnny y Alfred Czarninski -- Playas (undated)

Robby Fischler (baby), Dina Grunauer; in rear_ Johnny y Alfred Czarninski -- Playas (undated)

INDEPENDENCIA DE ISRAEL 1969 -- PAPI, ALFREDO Y ROBBY

INDEPENDENCIA DE ISRAEL 1969 -- PAPI, ALFREDO Y ROBBY

INGE AND ARTURO FISCHLER'S WEDDING  [Subsequently, John Rosenthal wrote on Jan.jpg

INGE AND ARTURO FISCHLER'S WEDDING [Subsequently, John Rosenthal wrote on Jan.jpg

Fischlers, Kriel (Israel), Felman, Czarninski

Fischlers, Kriel (Israel), Felman, Czarninski

From left_ Alfred Czarninski, John Koppel, and Arturo Fischler

From left_ Alfred Czarninski, John Koppel, and Arturo Fischler

FISCHLER, ROBERT (ROBBY)

Ceremony at the President Palace in Quito.jpg
Ceremony at the President Palace in Quito.jpg
Official ceremony at the monument of Bolivar and San Martin at the Malecon, Guayaquil.jpg
Banquet at the Centro Israelita in Guayaquil.jpg  At the head table, from left to right_ Duhl(_), Ma
Official ceremony at the monument of Bolivar and San Martin at the Malecon, Guayaquil.jpg
Official ceremony at the monument of Bolivar and San Martin at the Malecon, Guayaquil.jpg
Ceremony at the President Palace in Quito.jpg
Ceremony at the President Palace in Quito.jpg
At the 10th of August monument in Quito with representatives of the Jewish Community.jpg

FIRST ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO ECUADOR, TUVIA ARAZI, PRESENTING HIS CREDENTIALS (MAY 1957)

Club festivity

Club festivity

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ca.jpg 1960 -- Piscina del Club.jpg

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ca.jpg 1960 -- Piscina del Club.jpg

20th anniversary celebration of the Frauenverein -- Centro Israelita -- August 27, 1960, Guayaquil

20th anniversary celebration of the Frauenverein -- Centro Israelita -- August 27, 1960, Guayaquil

Club en el Malecon -- Guayaquil

Club en el Malecon -- Guayaquil

El Club -- Guayaquil

El Club -- Guayaquil

El Club (Centro Israelita) -- Children and parents

El Club (Centro Israelita) -- Children and parents

FISCHLERS, CZARNINSKIS, ETC

FISCHLERS, CZARNINSKIS, ETC

FISCHLER, GRUNEWALD, KETTY

FISCHLER, GRUNEWALD, KETTY

REUNION EN CASA JUNIN DE COMUNIDAD JUDIA -- 1959, Guayaquil

REUNION EN CASA JUNIN DE COMUNIDAD JUDIA -- 1959, Guayaquil

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald perform in a skit at Centro Israelita -- undated, Gu

Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) and Heinz Grunewald perform in a skit at Centro Israelita -- undated, Gu

BEATE, OMA LOLA, HIRSCH, MAMI, JANOWITZER, YARO, OMA ALICIA Y LUCY, FELMAS, KLEIN, WALO, ETC.jpg

BEATE, OMA LOLA, HIRSCH, MAMI, JANOWITZER, YARO, OMA ALICIA Y LUCY, FELMAS, KLEIN, WALO, ETC.jpg

INGE FISCHLER, CZARNINSKIS, EMBAJADOR ISRAEL

INGE FISCHLER, CZARNINSKIS, EMBAJADOR ISRAEL

HANUKAH -- ROBBY FISCHLER Y VIVI CZARNINSKI

HANUKAH -- ROBBY FISCHLER Y VIVI CZARNINSKI

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

From left front, clockwise around table_ Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel), Edith Koppel (nee Wellisch),

PAPIS, HOLTZ, CZARNINSKI, MAX STERN

PAPIS, HOLTZ, CZARNINSKI, MAX STERN

FISCHLERS, LOS HOLTZ, MANEA SIFNAGHEL, ALFREDO CZARNINSKI

FISCHLERS, LOS HOLTZ, MANEA SIFNAGHEL, ALFREDO CZARNINSKI

Performance at Centro Israelita -- December 1961, Guayaquil

Performance at Centro Israelita -- December 1961, Guayaquil

GRUNEWALD, YARO, PAPIS, ETC

GRUNEWALD, YARO, PAPIS, ETC

Going-away party for Heinz & Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- Centro Israelita -- November 28, 1961, G

Going-away party for Heinz & Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) -- Centro Israelita -- November 28, 1961, G

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ca.jpg 1965 -- Niko Sifnaghel lleva la bola.jpg

Club Israelita, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ca.jpg 1965 -- Niko Sifnaghel lleva la bola.jpg

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Peggy, Vivi, Nury, Monica

Matrimonio Rama y Moshe Rubin; y Peggy, Vivi, Nury, Monica

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

Club Israelita de Guayaquil, ca. 1964.jpg

Marriage of schaliach Moshe Rubin to his wife, Rama _ the Centro Israelita Club -- July 12, 1959, Gu

Marriage of schaliach Moshe Rubin to his wife, Rama _ the Centro Israelita Club -- July 12, 1959, Gu

"EL CLUB" -- GUAYAQUIL, ECUADOR (ALSO KNOWN AS THE CENTRO ISRAELITA)

Balcazar photo 1.jpg

Balcazar photo 1.jpg

baltazar 1.jpg

baltazar 1.jpg

BALCAZAR, JOSEPH PATRICK

Visitor Olga Fisch on the _bridge_ to _La Libertad.jpg

Visitor Olga Fisch on the _bridge_ to _La Libertad.jpg

Hut at the end of the road from Banos, awaiting mule transport to Puyo.jpg

Hut at the end of the road from Banos, awaiting mule transport to Puyo.jpg

Werner and Marianne on the way to sell the first products in Puyo.jpg

Werner and Marianne on the way to sell the first products in Puyo.jpg

The Aron family (1941)_ Margot, Werner, Renate, Gert, and Marianne.jpg

The Aron family (1941)_ Margot, Werner, Renate, Gert, and Marianne.jpg

Margot at the kitchen table.jpg

Margot at the kitchen table.jpg

Milking the first cows under the old house.jpg

Milking the first cows under the old house.jpg

Werner under the first bananas ripening on the new land.jpg

Werner under the first bananas ripening on the new land.jpg

Visitors on footpath to Puyo.jpg

Visitors on footpath to Puyo.jpg

The first house the Aron family lived in, halfway between Puyo and the new homestead _La Libertad.jp

The first house the Aron family lived in, halfway between Puyo and the new homestead _La Libertad.jp

Renate on recently-paved Puyo street.jpg

Renate on recently-paved Puyo street.jpg

The first high-quality cow, _Diana,_ which gave rise to a modest prosperity.jpg

The first high-quality cow, _Diana,_ which gave rise to a modest prosperity.jpg

Werner and Margot Aron carrying bananas in home-made clothes

Werner and Margot Aron carrying bananas in home-made clothes

Marianne and aunt Annemie Zwirner (1941).jpg

Marianne and aunt Annemie Zwirner (1941).jpg

Gert guiding a canoe through Puyo River rapids.jpg

Gert guiding a canoe through Puyo River rapids.jpg

ARON (WERNER & GERT) -- PUYO, ECUADOR

Playas -- Wonderful sea and beach (with my mother).jpg

Playas -- Wonderful sea and beach (with my mother).jpg

Israeli flag waving on the front of the Club Centro Israelita, Guayaquil, 9 de Octubre 106 (undated)

Israeli flag waving on the front of the Club Centro Israelita, Guayaquil, 9 de Octubre 106 (undated)

Playas -- It was really cold!

Playas -- It was really cold!

Playas -- Michael, mother and me.jpg

Playas -- Michael, mother and me.jpg

Gaby color 8.jpg

Gaby color 8.jpg

Playas -- On the Humboldt Hotel's terrace.jpg Looking toward the camera, Bruno Mortiz.jpg

Playas -- On the Humboldt Hotel's terrace.jpg Looking toward the camera, Bruno Mortiz.jpg

Our first apartment in Guayaquil.  When I was born, we lived on Avenida Olmedo y Pedro Carbo.jpg

Our first apartment in Guayaquil. When I was born, we lived on Avenida Olmedo y Pedro Carbo.jpg

Playas -- One bucket wasn't enough!

Playas -- One bucket wasn't enough!

Gaby color 14.jpg

Gaby color 14.jpg

In 1952, Bruno Moritz published this book in Ecuador with great success_  Arturo Eichler's book, _Ni

In 1952, Bruno Moritz published this book in Ecuador with great success_ Arturo Eichler's book, _Ni

Gabi Color 11.jpg

Gabi Color 11.jpg

Gaby color 3.jpg

Gaby color 3.jpg

Gaby color 21.jpg

Gaby color 21.jpg

Gaby color 20.jpg

Gaby color 20.jpg

Gaby color 12.jpg

Gaby color 12.jpg

Avenida 10 de Agosto -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Avenida 10 de Agosto -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Gaby color 6.jpg

Gaby color 6.jpg

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_   If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Attached are a few photos from _Mrs.jpg Lenky's Kindergarten.jpg_ If I'm not too much mistaken, th

Playas -- Before 1950. From my grandmother's collection.jpg

Playas -- Before 1950. From my grandmother's collection.jpg

Parque Centernario -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Parque Centernario -- Guayaquil -- submitted by Gabriel Alexander (Jerusalem)

Playas -- Father, me, and Michael ca.jpg 1960 (one of our last visits to Playas).jpg

Playas -- Father, me, and Michael ca.jpg 1960 (one of our last visits to Playas).jpg

Playas -- My brother, Michael, and me on the Humboldt Hotel's terrace.jpg

Playas -- My brother, Michael, and me on the Humboldt Hotel's terrace.jpg

Playas -- Humboldt Hotel_ Mother and me, about 1 year old (1952).jpg

Playas -- Humboldt Hotel_ Mother and me, about 1 year old (1952).jpg

Playas -- Robby Fischler and me.jpg

Playas -- Robby Fischler and me.jpg

Gabi Color 7.jpg

Gabi Color 7.jpg

Playas -- Father and me.jpg

Playas -- Father and me.jpg

Gaby color 17.jpg

Gaby color 17.jpg

Gaby color 13.jpg

Gaby color 13.jpg

Playas -- Humboldt Hotel.jpg

Playas -- Humboldt Hotel.jpg

Gabi Color 4.jpg

Gabi Color 4.jpg

Playas -- Me, always with a big hat.jpg

Playas -- Me, always with a big hat.jpg

I attach a recent photo we took with the family last Friday, July 9, 2010, in Israel.jpg

I attach a recent photo we took with the family last Friday, July 9, 2010, in Israel.jpg

Gaby color 9.jpg

Gaby color 9.jpg

Gabriel Alexander being washed in the bathtub by my mother, Miriam, while Fred Grunewald is watching

Gabriel Alexander being washed in the bathtub by my mother, Miriam, while Fred Grunewald is watching

Gaby color 1.jpg

Gaby color 1.jpg

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of ___ Kaufmann_  Back rom (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald, Heinz Grunewald, ___,

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of ___ Kaufmann_ Back rom (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald, Heinz Grunewald, ___,

Gabi Color 12.jpg

Gabi Color 12.jpg

Playas -- Father, me, Miriam Grunauer and Ernesto Grunauer(_).jpg

Playas -- Father, me, Miriam Grunauer and Ernesto Grunauer(_).jpg

Gaby color 16.jpg

Gaby color 16.jpg

Attached photo of our original cacho cup and dice.jpg

Attached photo of our original cacho cup and dice.jpg

Gabi Alexander's first bithday party, July 1952, Guayaquil -- I'm sitting on the chair, in the middl

Gabi Alexander's first bithday party, July 1952, Guayaquil -- I'm sitting on the chair, in the middl

Gaby color 2.jpg

Gaby color 2.jpg

Gaby color 4.jpg

Gaby color 4.jpg

Playas -- On my way to find what didn't exist in Playas --  dry white sand.jpg

Playas -- On my way to find what didn't exist in Playas -- dry white sand.jpg

Gaby color 10.jpg

Gaby color 10.jpg

Note from Ralph Grunewald_ This is the Maternidad Enrique C.jpg

Note from Ralph Grunewald_ This is the Maternidad Enrique C.jpg

My first car (it didn't work well)

My first car (it didn't work well)

Playas -- My first girlfriend.jpg If I remember well from mother's stories, she was the daughter of

Playas -- My first girlfriend.jpg If I remember well from mother's stories, she was the daughter of

Gabi Color 14.jpg

Gabi Color 14.jpg

On my throne in Playas.jpg

On my throne in Playas.jpg

From left_  NIko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers, and Gabi Alexandrer -- My 4th birthday party  -- July 1955

From left_ NIko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers, and Gabi Alexandrer -- My 4th birthday party -- July 1955

Gaby color 15.jpg

Gaby color 15.jpg

Gaby color 19.jpg

Gaby color 19.jpg

Gabi Color 5.jpg

Gabi Color 5.jpg

Gaby color 5.jpg

Gaby color 5.jpg

Gaby color 11.jpg

Gaby color 11.jpg

Playas -- Mother, me and the Israeli flag at the Hotel Humboldt.jpg.jpg

Playas -- Mother, me and the Israeli flag at the Hotel Humboldt.jpg.jpg

The three musketeers sitting on my bed_ Niko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers &  Freddy Grunewald.  My second

The three musketeers sitting on my bed_ Niko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers & Freddy Grunewald. My second

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_  Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Photo taken at Bar Mitzvah of Danny Kaufmann_ Back row (L - R)_ Ilse Grunewald (nee Koppel) , Heinz

Gabriel Alexander being washed in the bathtub by my mother, Miriam, while Fred Grunewald is watching

Gabriel Alexander being washed in the bathtub by my mother, Miriam, while Fred Grunewald is watching

Gabi Color 3.jpg

Gabi Color 3.jpg

Gabi Color 8.jpg

Gabi Color 8.jpg

Gabi Color 2.jpg

Gabi Color 2.jpg

Gabi Color 1.jpg

Gabi Color 1.jpg

Gabi Color 10.jpg

Gabi Color 10.jpg

Gabi Color 9.jpg

Gabi Color 9.jpg

Gabi Color 6.jpg

Gabi Color 6.jpg

ALEXANDER, GABRIEL (GABY) & FAMILY

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K 41.jpg

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From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) with daughter, Lynn Gumpel, on her lap; Ralph Janowitzer, Niko

From left_ Dita Gumpel (nee Ginsberg) with daughter, Lynn Gumpel, on her lap; Ralph Janowitzer, Niko

Peggy Grunewald and Peter Albers

Peggy Grunewald and Peter Albers

Peter Albers & family.jpg

Peter Albers & family.jpg

From left_  NIko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers, and Gabi Alexandrer -- My 4th birthday party  -- July 1955

From left_ NIko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers, and Gabi Alexandrer -- My 4th birthday party -- July 1955

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

From left (sitting on bench in back) Gerda Sifnaghel (nee Gumpel); Katja Sifnaghel; Peter Albers (in

The three musketeers sitting on my bed_ Niko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers &  Freddy Grunewald.  My second

The three musketeers sitting on my bed_ Niko Sifnaghel, Peter Albers & Freddy Grunewald. My second

ALBERS FAMILY

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