rescuers of jews

Jarmala Karolis

Karolis Jarmala next to his well. Karolis Jarmala realised that the Jews in the town cannot even imagine at what risk they are, so he decided to help Saulius Kuklianskis and Zelig Pitler from Veisiejai by urging them to leave their homes and offering them a shelter at his farm. For these families, that was the beginning of suffering and struggle with death. The Kuklianskis family survived, but the 9 members of the Pitler family were reported by someone and killed just some two months before the liberation