History of the Jews in the Bukowina

Geschichte der Juden in der Bukowina


Edited by Hugo Gold

Published in Tel Aviv


Volume 1 (1958)
Volume 2 (1962)

Historical note: Bukovina was a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until 1918, located southeast of Galicia.
The area is now partly within Suceava district, Romania, and partly within Chernivtsi oblast, Ukraine.


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This material listed below is from Geschichte der Juden in der Bukowina (History of the Jews in the Bukovina),
Editor: Dr. Hugo Gold, Tel Aviv, “Olamenu”, vol. 1: 1958 (German, 172 pages),
and volume 2: 1962 (German, 230 pages).


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Translated and Contributed by
Isak Shteyn

Volume I

I. History of the Jews in the Bukowina until the year 1919

 Page
Immigration and settlement of Jews in Bukowina
      Rabbi Dr. Samuel Josef Schulsohn, New-York
1
The era of the Moldavian princes (1360-1774)
      Dr. Manfred Reifer, o”h
6
History of the Jews in the Bukowina (1774-1914)
      Dr. N. M. Gelber, Jerusalem
                     I.     Under Austrian Administration (1774-1786)
11
                     II.    Bukowina- a district of Galicia 26
                    III.   Independent Austrian Province (1849-1914) 45
History of the Jews in the Bukowina (1914-1919)
      Dr. Leon Arie Schmelze, Jerusalem
67

II. Personal Additions to the History of the Jews in Bukowina

The public instruction system of the Jews in Bukowina
      Prof. Dr. Hermann Sternberg, Tel-Aviv
75
Yeshivas in Bukovina
      Dr. N. M. Gelber, Jerusalem
83
The first Jewish house-owners in the Bukowina
      Shlomo Wininger, Natania
84
The Rabbinical Dynasties in Sadagura and Bojan
      Rabbi Dr. Samuel Josef Schulsohn, New York
85
The Wiznitz Tzaddikim Dynasty
      Dr. N. M. Gelber, Jerusalem
89
History of Zionism in Bukowina
      Dr. Leon Arie Schmelzer, Jerusalem
91
History of the J.N.A.V. “Hasmonaea” in Czernowitz
      Adolf Koenig, Tel-Aviv
113
History of the J.N.A. “Emunah” in Czernowitz
      Prof. Dr. Hemann Sternberg, Tel-Aviv
117
The national Jewish academic readers society “Humanitas” in Czernowitz
      Dr. Erich Neuborn, Tel-Aviv
120
History of the J.N.A.V. “Hebronia” in Czernowitz
      Dr. Josef Mosberg, Tel-Aviv
121
History of the J.N.A.V. “Heatid” in Czernowitz
      Dr. S. Brandmarker, Tel-Aviv
125
The “Heatid” in Israel
      Dr. Siegmund Last, Vienna
126
The Jewish Press in Bukovina
      Dr. Elias Weinstein, Tel-Aviv
127
On the history of the Jewish workmen's movement “Bund” in the Bukowina
     Dr. Joseph Kissman, New-York
129
History of the “Hashomer Hazair” in the Bukowina
      Jaakow Polesiuk-Padani, Mishmar Haemek
145
The oldest societies, institutes and organizations in the Bukowina
      Dr. Erich Neuborn, Tel-Aviv
153
History of the “Massada”
      Dr. Leo Schaechter, Tel-Aviv
162
The “Massada” in Israel
      Dr. Siegmund Last, Vienna
165
Jewish National Society “Moriah”
      Dr. Siegmund Last, Vienna
166
Jewish sport in the Bukowina
      Dr. Heinrich Rubel, Tel-Aviv
167

Photographs 

Volume II

 Page
History of the Jews in the Bukowina (1919-1944)
      Dr. Manfr Reifer o”h
1
On the history of the Jews in Czernowitz
      Prof. Dr. Hermann Sternberg, Tel-Aviv
27
Banishment
      Alfred Kittner
48
Documents about the banishment of the Bukowinian Jews 49
The tragedy of the Bukowinian Jews
      Prof. Dr. Hermann Sternberg, Tel-Aviv
51
Diary pages from Czernowitz and Transnistria (1941-1942)
      Dr. Nathan Getzler, Montreal (Canada)
53
My Declaration
      Dr. Traian Popovici
62
German documents about the annihilation of the Bukowinian Jews
      Dr. Theodor Loewenstein-Lawi, Jerusalem
70
Bershad
      Josef Loewy, Kiriat Bialik and Anschel Nachman, Kiriat Frostig
73
Brazlaw
      Mordechai Rones, Ramat-Gan
75
Der Steinbruch (Cariera de piatra) 1942-1943
      Prof. Dr. Hermann Sternberg, Tel-Aviv
75
Djurin
      Martin Hass, Tel-Aviv
76
Lucinetz
      Benjamin Lehrer, Haifa
76
Moghiew
      Hermann Metsch, Naharia
77
Cemetery Obodowka
      Alfred Kittner
78
The repatriation of the Bukowinian Jews in the years 1944-1946
      Dr. Chaim Gelber, Tel-Aviv
79
Bojan
      Max Rendel, Caracas
81
Czudyn 81
Dorna-Watra
      Prof. Dr. H. Sternberg, Tel-Aviv
84
Gurahumora
      Schlomo Wininger, Ramat-Gan and Israel Ellenbogen, Cholon
84
Hadikfalva (Dornestie)
      Mosche Landau, Haifa
87
Itzkany
      Martin Hass, Bat Jam
88
Kimpolung
      Dr. Chaim Gelber, Tel-Aviv
88
Kotzman
      S.J. Seidmann, Raanana
90
Mihowa
      Jakob Enzenberg, Kfar Ata
91
Mold.-Banila
      Isaak Brecher, Giwataim
92
Putila
      Eugen Rosner, Petach-Tikwa
92
Radautz
      Albert Wassermann o”h
92
Neu Fratautz
      District Radautz
97
Rus-Banila
      Zwi Hermann Neumeier, Tel-Aviv
98
Sadagura
      Dr. Leo Bruckenthal, Tel-Aviv
98
Sereth
      Dr. S. Last, Vienna; Martin Pariser, Tel-Aviv and Jehuda Gil, Natania
105
Solka
      Arnold Krumholz, Jerusalem
108
Storozynetz
      Adolphe Rosenwald, Sydney
108
The Jewish High-Realgymnasium in Storozynetz
      Moses Weisinger, Ramat Jitzchak
111
Suczawa
      Dr. N.M. Gelber, Jerusalem; Martin Hass, Bat-Jam, Dr. Chaim Kupferberg, Cholon
113
Balceana
      District Suczawa
118
Unter-Stanestie
      Josef Schapira, Giwataim
118
Waschkoutz
      Dr. A. Leschem-Lifschitz, Haifa
119
Wiznitz
      Selig Ascher Hofer, Tel-Aviv
120
Zastawna
      Jakob Stenzler, Hadar Josef
123
From the yesterday world in the Jewish Renaissance movement (In memory of Dr. Mayer Ebner)
      Dr. Josef Ebner, Tel-Aviv
125
About the characteristics of the Zionist movement in the Bukowina between the two World Wars (side-lights)
      Dr. Chaim Ehrlich, Tel-Aviv
133
History of the Jewish National Academic Society “Zephirah” in Czernowitz
      Dr. Z. Brender, A. Hechtlinger, B. Scherzer, Dr. H. Spasser, Dr. E. Wagner and Sch. Janai, Tel-Aviv)
157
The Hebrew-Language Movement in Bukowina
      M.D. Beinisch, Tel-Aviv; Ch. Ehrenkranz, Natania, Dr. N. M. Gelber, Jerusalem
163
The academic society “Jewish Culture” in Czernowitz
      Abraham Dupler, Rischon le Zion
164
Jewish Middle School
      Prof. Dr. Hermann Sternberg, Tel-Aviv
166
The Jewish Hospital in Czernowitz (1919-1940)
      Dr. Lipa Wiznitzer, Haifa
167
David Fallik
      Dr. B. Brandmarker, Tel-Aviv
174
The Youth Group  Betar
      Jacob Schieber and O. Liquornik, Tel-Aviv
176
The History of the “Jewish State Party” in Bukowina
      Dr. Josef Mann, Tel-Aviv
177
The destruction of the Jewish Cooperatives in Bukowina
      Salo Woroczek, Tel-Aviv
178
The Choral Society “Hasamir” in Czernowitz
      Dr. Heinrich Rubel, Tel-Aviv
179

Documents on the history of the Jews in Bukowina (1776-1869)
      Dr. N. M. Gelber, Jerusalem
181

Bukowinians of the past 193
Bukoviner Abroad 197-209
Bucoviner in Israel 210
Memorial tablet for the Bukowinian martyrs 219
Memorial tablet for the Bukowinian heroes of the Israeli
Independence War and the Sinai - Action
227
Kaddisch
      Emma Ausländer, Tel-Aviv
228

Photographs


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