Memorial Book of the Martyrs of Ruskova and Soblas,
Marmarosh District

(Romania)

47°48' / 24°17'

Translation of
Sefer le-zikaron kedoshei Ruskova ve-Soblas, mehoz Marmarosh

Edited by: Y. Z. Moskowits

Published in Tel-Aviv, 1969




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This is a translation from: Sefer le-zikaron kedoshei Ruskova ve- Soblas, mehoz Marmarosh
(Memorial book of the martyrs of Ruskova and Soblas, Marmarosh District), Editors: Y. Z. Moskowits, Tel Aviv,
Former Residents of Ruskova and Soblas in Israel and in the Diaspora, 1969 (H, Y, 126 pages).


Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Ruskova


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Translated by Yocheved Klausner


List of pictures    
Introduction   5
 
Section A: The village and its history Dr. Y. Tz. Moskowitz 7-37
     
General description and view of the village   7
The history of the village   10
The history of the village Rabbinate   11
The Yeshiva   13
The educational institutions   16
Torah for adults – outstanding intelectuals   20
Synagogues   21
The leadership of the community   23
Torah, welfare and loan institutions   25
The Zionist activity   32
Changes in the leadership of the community   35
 
Section B: The Aliyah to Eretz Israel Moshe Malkiel 38-40
 
The Aliyah to Eretz Israel   38
 
Section C: End of the Romanian rule, the Hungarian occupation of Maramures Nachman Vogel 41-48
 
End of the Romanian rule, the Hungarian occupation of Maramures   41
The Hungarians replace the Romanians   42
The beginning of the Hungarian rule   42
The expulsion   44
In the Wisha Ghetto   46
 
Section D: The Book Shelf Dr. Y. Tz. Moskowitz 49-52
 
The names of the “prenumeranten”   49
Authors from Moscow   50
 
Section E: Roscova, as it is preserved in my memory Yakov Hecht 53-56
 
Roscova, as it is preserved in my memory   53
The publications of the Council   55
Climate and Geography   55
 

Section F: A Lone Survivor from the Fire (a poem)

Yona Gnut 57-58
 
Lone Survivor from the Fire   57
 
Section G: A Message on the Memorial day 1968 Moshe Malkiel 59-63
 
A Message on the Memorial day 1968   59
 
Section H: The biginning of the Ruskova settlement A. Y. Fried 64-85
 
The biginning of the Ruskova settlement   64
Ruskova Jews become rich   68
The community activist   70
The first tragedy in self-defense   72
The First World War   74
The times of Cuza   77
The Second World War and the deportation   79
 
Section I: The ruin of the Ruskova settlement (a poem)   87-98
 
The ruin of the Ruskova settlement   87
 
Section J: Pages of Memory   100-125
 
Pages of Memory   100


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