Albin Family
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Rachmiel Albin perished at the hands of the Nazis in Poland.


From left: Elja Albin, Michael Albin ( Elia's father) , uncle Aharon ( Elia and Arkady Albin's uncle) the picture was taken in Riga in 1937 during the funeral of the mother of Elia and Arkady.



Grandmother Albin nee Gold( wife of Michael, mother of Elia and Arkady)


From left: Elia Albin, Michael Albin, uncle Aharon, cousin Harry Albin, Abraham Albin



Maryla Albin was born in 1928 in Dzuryn, Poland. Her parents were Rachmiel Edmund and Eugenia Albin. During the war she lived in Czortkow, where she and her father perished in 1943. Maryla was 15 years old.
The photograph and Page of Testimony in her memory were submitted to Yad Vashem by Philip Cherski (Biner), Maryla's cousin.


Harry Albin was born in Riga, Latvia in 1906 to Gershen and Rachel nee Hirshfeld. He was a merchant and married Chaya nee Schweinik. Prior to WWII he lived in Riga, Latvia. During the war he was in Riga, Ghetto.

Harry was murdered in the Shoah. 

This information is based on a Page of Testimony



Eidja Barshai (Albin) 
Birth: August 28, 1908 
Riga, Riga, Latvia
Death: 1941 (32) (Murdered by the Nazis)
Immediate Family:
Daughter of Gershon Albin and Esther (Olga) Rachel Albin 
Wife of Sasha (Alexander Salomon Hirch) Barshai 
Mother of Alexander Barshai and Gerschonija Barshai 
Sister of Harry Albin; Abraham Albin and David Albin