Frenkel Frankel, Menachem

Birth Name Frenkel Frankel, Menachem
Also Known As Faure, Marcel
Call Name Marcel
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1936    

Camp   Vénissieux, arrondissement de Lyon, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France  

Event Note

Menachem Frenkel and his sister were among the 100 children whom Amitié chrétienne and the Jewish Underground in Lyons removed from the camp in Venissieux.

Residence   Chateau de Peyrins, Peyrins, Drôme, Rhône-Alpes, France  

Event Note

Menachem Frenkel and his sister were transferred to Chateau de Peyrins, where they spent the next year and a half with 108 Jewish children. Menachem’s name was changed to Marcel Faure.
Until the age of 9, Menachem did not know he was a Jew.

Residence   Rosans, Canton de Rosans, arrondissement de Gap, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France  

Event Note

Menachem Frankel was sent to Rosans to live with the Hughes, a couple with no children, while his sister was sent to a monastery.
Menachem was hidden in the attic, and supplied with plenty of food and even began to study again.
He remained hidden in Rosans until the end of the war.

Event Note

In May 1945, Menachem Frenkel's mother and sister came to get him.

Boat September, 1945 RMS/SS Mataroa Meteora Diogenes Mataroa sailed from Marseille to Haifa

Event Note

In September 1945, brothers, Yurik and Kazik Orlowski, age 14 and 12 years, sailed on RMS Mataroa, to Haifa, their father's sister having secured passage for the five-day voyage.

Event Note

In September, 1945, Menachem Frenkel, his mother and sister, sailed on SS Mataroa to Palestine.

Residence 1959 מושב כפר מימון moshav Kfar Maimon, שדות נגב, הדרום, ישראל Menachem Frenkel and his wife were among the founders



Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Menachem Frenkel


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