Summoned from the Ashes
(Kolki, Ukraine)

4980' / 2660'

Translation of
Fun ash aroysgerufn

Written by Daniel Kac

Published in Warsaw, 1983


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This is a translation from: Fun ash aroysgerufn (Summoned from the ashes),
Written by Daniel Kac, published in Warsaw, 1983 (Y).


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Translated by Gloria Berkenstat Freund

1. * * * 5
Distant Echoes
2. A Door to the Past 9
3. Our Shtetl [town] 13
4. Guests 19
5. It Returns to the Surface of Memory 33
6. Stains on the Face 43
7. Come Out, Vanished Figures 47
8. Friday at Night 63
9. A Transformation of a Melody 69
10. The Benjamin Tribe from Kolki 79
 
In Thirst of Knowledge
11. Our Young 93
12. A Bit of an Actor in Every Life 97
13. Literary Evenings 105
14. Literary Trials 111
15. Evening Courses 119
16. Our Mothers 123
17. Lines of History 127
 
Lives and Names
18. Perl Tine Reports… 135
19. What My Eyes Have Seen 149
20. Children and the Old 173
21. One of the Gentile Friends of the Jews 187
22. Two, Who Were the Last Ones 195
 
On Life and Death
23. A Start at the Iron – Avraham Sutzkever 207
24. In the Spanish Civil War 209
25. Against the Common Enemy 215
26. The Sweet and the Heroic 219
27. From the Stir, Through the Volga, to the Wisla [Vistula] 223
28. Two Sisters 231
29. Berl 241
30. Twins 245
31. A General Reports 249
32. A Second Time through Hell 255
33. Over Mountains, Through Valleys, Across All of the Seven Seas 313
34. With the “Chapayev” Detachment 342
35. Tempered in Fire 354
36. Kolker with the “Kovpakovitses” [Partisans - followers of Sydir Artemovych Kovpak] 372
37. Dear Names 385
 
List of photographs


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