Memorial Book Gniewashow
(Gniewoszów, Poland)

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Translation of
Sefer Gniewaszow

Editor: David Shtokfish

Published in Tel Aviv 1971


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Samuel Prum

 

This is a translation of: Sefer Gniewaszow (Memorial book Gniewashow),
Editor: David Shtokfish, Association of Gniewashow in Israel and the Diaspora,
Published: Tel Aviv 1971 (H, Y, E 572 pages)


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Translated by Samuel Prum

 

A. The town until the Second World War
 
We are creating a Matzevah [Memorial Stone] [H] – Moshe Perlshtein 5
We are creating a Matzevah [Memorial Stone] [Y] – Moshe Perlshtein 7
Gniewoszów and Granica – Historical origins [H] 11
Gniewoszów and Granica – Historical origins [Y] 16
Chaim Adelman – Gniewoszów–Granica [H] 26
Eliezer Weinberg – Jewish social living in the shtetl [Y] 39
Eliezer Weinberg – Jewish life until the beginning of WWI [H] 60
Mendel Lifshitz – Everything was divided in two parts [Y] 67
Yosef Diener – Happenings and surviving [Y] 70
Abraham–Mordechai Liebhaber – The expulsion in the year 1915 [Y] 73
Hertzke Lieberman – Remembrances from a time before [Y] 79
David Perlshtein – On the footsteps of days past [H] 82
David Perlshtein – On the footsteps of days past [Y] 88
Yaakov Korman – Remembrances [H] 98
Yaakov Korman – Remembrances [Y] 102
Abraham Cohen – Remembrances of the old home [Y] 107
Moshe Feldman – This is how we lived [Y] 114
Aharon Bekerman – Chederim [learning rooms] and teachers [Y] 117
Yosef Shteinfeld – Trying to make a living [H] 120
Yosef Shteinfeld – About making a living in the shtetl [Y] 123
Yosef Tirngl – Jewish businesses in our city [H] 126
Hert Sackshneider – Jewish stores in our Gniewoszów [Y] 128
Motl Melach – Parties, institutions and organizations [Y] 131
Pinchas Perlshtein – Memories from a former worker–activist [Y] 135
Israel–Yisser Zaltzman – The professional union [Y] 149
Moshe Perlshtein – The life of the young people [H] 153
Moshe Perlshtein – Concerning the social life [Y] 159
Zelig Untreger – Needs to be remembered [Y] 168
Moshe Wasserman – A small shtetl with great aspirations [Y] 171
David Perlshtein – The city in my memories [H] 174
 
B. People of Gniewoszów and the building of the place
Yehudit Simanhoyz (Shteinfeld family) – First Hassidic founders of the town [H] 185
The Rabbi from Kozienice, my towns Hassidim 189
Arye Mayerowich – A Jew travels to Eretz Israel 191
Moshe Shteinfeld – In the Haganah [Jewish Army] and in the British Army [H] 200
Tzvi Mayerowich – A hard way through life [Y] 205
Tzvi Mayerowich – 75 healthy years [H] 209
Moshe Birman – In the Jewish brigade [Y] 212
 
C. Memories
Learned men, Rabbis, Hassidim and freethinkers – Eliezer Weinberg [Y] 219
Memories of the town – David Perlshtein [H] 234
Memories of the town – David Perlshtein [Y] 237
Characters in the shtetl – Yaakov Korman [Y] 240
Moshe Novigorer, the giant – David Eidelman [H] 242
Moshe Novigorer, the giant – David Eidelman [Y] 244
My zeyde [grandfather] the hero – Yosel Shteinfeld [Y] 248
The simple minded and the genius – Pinchas Perlman [Y] 249
Jewish worker–organizers in Gniewoszów – Moshe Perlshtein [Y] 250
My parent Abraham and Yeta Shteinfeld zl – Ester Shteinfeld [Y] 252
Perl Shteinfeld – Yermiyahu and Penina Berkowitch [Y] 253
Rev David Shteinfeld zl – Shalom Shapira [Y] 255
My zeyde and other memories – Yehudit Simenhoyz (born Shteinfeld) [Y] 255
My father ah– Gimpl Handeltman [Y] 258
Nissan Yudl student – Moshe Feldman [Y] 260
The Pontsch family – Leah Weinshtok [Y] 260
My zeyde Menashe Frydman – Ryfka Frydman–Rosenberg [Y] 262
The Public figure from Gniewoszów Rev Mordechai Yakov Adelman zl – Ch. Adelman [H] 264
My father David Frydman – Ida Eizenman [Y] 265
Mendel Lifshitz zl – the underground fighter – Y. Alperowich [Y] 267
 
D. The Holocaust
Yaakov Goldshtein – My memories as a child [H] 273
Abraham–Mordechai Liebhober – From hideout to hideout [Y] 286
Sarah Gertner – A life of suffering and murder [H] 310
Sarah Gertner – A life of suffering and murder [Y] 312
Sarah Ornshtein–Sheier – In the Demblin ghetto [Y] 316
Aharon–Hersh Sheier – Gniewoszów–Demblin–Czestochow [Y] 318
Pinchas Tzweingenberg – How we survived [Y] 320
Abraham Lansman – In the Gniewoszów ghetto [H] 328
(Ezra Lieberman) – The story from Peretz Shapiro [Y] 331
Yankl Perlshtein – Three years in Auschwitz [Y] 334
Malka Tirangel – On the roads of pain and extinction [Y] 348
Motl Melach – We did not forget [Y] 359
Meir Fuks – In the Nazi death camps [H] 363
Meir Fuks – In the Nazi death camps [Y] 368
Rifka Rozenberg (Frydman) – Saved myself and my daughter [Y] 376
Leo Feygenboym – My search was bitter [Y] 380
Shaya Sherman – A living hell [Y] 384
Yaakov Korman – Years of horror and pain [Y] 404
Menachem Weinberg – Escaping from several camps [H] 422
Menachem Weinberg – Escaping from several camps [Y] 431
Lozer Weinberg – The destruction of Gniewoszów [Y] 444
Yosef Diener – By the Germans, Russians and Poles [Y] 463
Gimpel Handelsman – In the USSR at the time of WWII [Y] 466
Moshe Feldman – Under Soviet captivity [Y] 470
Abraham Cohen – From German captivity to Eretz Israel [Y] 475
Chaim Frimer–Greenshpan – I fought against the Nazis [H] 482
David Perlshtein – My last visit to the shtetl [Y] 500
Moshe Perlshtein – Activities of the Gniewoszów organization in Israel [Y] 505
 
E. Names of the Kedoshim [those murdered] 509
 
F. Necrology 526
 
G. English Section 555

 


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