Memorial Book of Kremenets,
Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv

(Kremenets, Ukraine)
50°06' / 25°43'
(Vyshgorodok, Ukraine)
49°46' / 25°58'
(Pochayiv, Ukraine)
50°01' / 25°29'

Translation of
Kremenits, Vyshgorodek, un Potshayuv yizkor bukh

Edited by: Falik Lerner

Published in Buenos Aires, 1965


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Acknowledgments

Project Coordinator

Ronald D. Doctor

Kremenets Shtetl CO-OP, an activity of the
Kremenets District Research Group

 


This is a translation from: Kremenits, Vyshgorodek, un Potshayuv yizkor bukh
Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv,
Editor: Falik Lerner, Buenos Aires, 1965 (478 pp, Y, Sp)

Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Krzemieniec (1965)


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Translation Project Editor's Note  
List of Illustrations  
Town Locator  
Contents

Translated by Danielle Charak

Name Index  
[Credits page] 6
Publisher's Note 7
 
A Short History of Kremenets
Henekh Hoykhgelernter: A Short History of Kremenets 13
 
Jewish Life in Kremenets
Yitschak Roykhl: A Look Back at Kremenets[1] 85
Duvid Rapoport: My Kremenets Album 95
Manus Goldenberg: A Jewish Community in the Diaspora 105
Yitschak Vakman: Memories of Our Old Home, Our Town Kremenets 119
M. Kornits: A Gallery of Kremenets Jews 127
Helen Gun Vaynberg: My Destroyed Town 140
Manus Goldenberg: My Town, Kremenets, in Ruins 142
Henekh Hoykhgelernter: The Great Synagogue[2] 144
Tsipe L. de Zaltsman : There Was a Young Generation, There Was Substance 149
Dr. Teresa Bik: Kremenets, Where My Cradle Stood 155
Barukh Zaytler: Personalities I Can't Forget 159
Tsipe Roytberg-Katz: At a Memorial Event in Buenos Aires 166
Brayndel Skolski-Zeydl: A Few Recollections of Jewish School and Cultural Life in Kremenets 168
Nute Zeydl: Kremenets as I Recall Her 170
Chayim Rozenberg: Jews on the Kremenets City Council 173
Berel Kiperman: Our Destroyed Kremenets 176
Y. Orbit: The Kremenets Yeshiva 179
Lifshe Zeydl Shniperman: A Bundle of Memories 182
Lifshe Zeydl: Itsik Trastinietski's Martyrdom 185
 
Jewish Personalities in Kremenets
Henekh Hoykhgelernter: Yitschak Ber Levinzon, Forerunner of the Enlightenment Movement in Russia 189
Henekh Hoykhgelernter: Dr. Meir Litvak, People's Doctor and Humanist 215
P. L.: Yosef Avidar, Pioneer from Kremenets 225
Dr. L. Zhitnitsky: Yakov Sheyfer, Kremenets Musician and Composer 228
Avraham Zak: My Last Encounter with Tsvi Prilutski 234
M. Yelin: The Last Years of Noach Prilutski 239
Bele Bernshteyn: Sofia Isakovna Kremenetskaya 243
Isaac Stern, Virtuoso Violinist from Kremenets 249
H. Gelernt (Gershon-Henekh Hoykhgelernter) 251
Moshe Granitshteyn: R' Duvid Shikhman and His Extended Family 253
 
Social Movements in Kremenets
Avraham Levinson: Elections to the First Polish Parliament in Kremenets[3] 267
Duvid Rokhel: How We Once Disseminated Yiddish Literature[4] 272
Manus Goldenberg: The Communist Movement in Kremenets[5] 274
Pesach Ditun: Memories of Community Life in Kremenets 280
Henekh Gelernt: A Cabinetmakers' Strike in Kremenets 282
Henekh Gelernt: A Funeral for Torah Scrolls (from Bedrik's kloyz)[6] 285
Lawyer B. Landsberg: The Zionist Movement and the Polish State 287
Yisrael Otiker: A Year of Jewish Life in Kremenets[7] 289
 
Kremenets Figures, Images, and Characters
Mordekhay Katz: Typical Kremenets Places, Images, and Figures 294
Henekh Kesler: Kremenets Nicknames[8] 304
Henekh Hoykhgelernter: Characters, Folklore, and Lifestyles in Kremenets 305
 
Kremenets in Poetry
Duvid Rapoport: Kremenets, Volin 329
Moshe Nadir: Town Fair 331
Hadasah Rubin: Songs of the Holocaust 332
Mordekhay Katz: Mother Town 334
Mordekhay Katz: I Recall a Night 335
Chayim Nudel: Kremenets 335
A. Kripitser: Letters Will No Longer Come from There 336
 
Kremenets in Struggle and Death
Betsalel Shvarts: The Martyrdom of the Kremenets Ghetto[9] 339
Neta Shtern: That Was the Beginning 366
Duvid Rubin: Three “Remembrances” 368
Chayke Kiperman: I Escaped the Germans and Bandera Gangs 372
Nuta Kiperman: My Wanderings 375
Volf Oks: The Destruction of the Jewish Village of Mizoch 380
 
Vyshgorodok and Pochayev
Moshe Fishman: A Few Memories of Vyshgorodok before 1927 387
Ruven Nelik: Over the Ruins of Our Old Home 390
Simche Shulik: Fellow Townspeople from Vyshgorodok Living in Buenos Aires 391
Shmuel Menin: The Town of Pochayev 395
Ch. Zalts: The Death of Pochayev's Jews 402
 
Jews from Kremenets in the World
Itsik Hoykhgelernter: Kremenetsers in Argentina 411
Survivors in Kremenets 418
Iser Kaminski: With Fellow Kremenetsers in Argentina 419
Henekh Gelernt: Birth of the Kremenets Society in North America 424
Yitschak Shikhman: Yisgadal veyiskadash, Kremenets! 427
United in Need, Suffering, and Struggle 429
Yizkor (May God Remember) 431
 
Translation Editor's Notes
  1. For a similar article by the same author, see Pinkas Kremenets, page 54, “Before World War I.” Back
  2. For a similar article by the same author, see Pinkas Kremenets, page 311 Back
  3. This article also appears in Pinkas Kremenets, page 151 Back
  4. This article also appears in Pinkas Kremenets, page 376 Back
  5. This article also appears in Pinkas Kremenets, page 344 Back
  6. A shorter version of this article appears in Pinkas Kremenets, page 378 Back
  7. This article also appears in Pinkas Kremenets, page 301, under the title “Jewish Kremenets.” Back
  8. This article also appears in Pinkas Kremenets, page 400 Back
  9. For a similar article by the same author, see Pinkas Kremenets, page 416 Back

 


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