Mother's brother Israel Basok was born in the 1880?s. He lived with his wife Anna and their children, Esther and Markus, in Nikolaev (USSR). Israel worked in a printing house, then as a butcher in a meat market. During WWII all family was in evacuation in Tashkent (Uzbekistan). After WWII Israel and Anna lived in Leningrad and died there. Esther was a doctor. During WWII she was a medical officer in the front. After WWII she lived in Tashkent and then in Leningrad. Before WWII Markuslived in Nikolaev (USSR) and worked as the manager of a cinema theater. Died during WWII.