Yiskor Book in Memoriam
Of Our Hometown Kurow
(Kurów, Poland)

51°23' / 22°12'

Translation of
Yisker-bukh Koriv; sefer yizkor, matsevet zikaron la-ayaratenu Koriv

Editor: Moshe Grossman

Tel Aviv 1955


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This is a translation of: Yisker-bukh Koriv; sefer yizkor, matsevet zikaron la-ayaratenu Koriv (Yiskor book in memoriam of our hometown Kurow),
Edited by Moshe Grossman, Former Residents of Kurow in Israel, Tel Aviv 1955 (Y 1148 pages)

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


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Translated by Gloria Berkenstat Freund

 

A Grave and a Monument [H]   ז – ח
A Grave and a Monument   ט – י”ב
A Burial place and a Memorial [E]   י”ב – ט”ו
Remembrance   ט”ו – ט”ו
Our Cemetery List of the Holy Dead Sons of Kurow   י”ו – נ”ב
Melekh Ravicz about Arya Merier's Cooper Hammering   נ”ג – נ”ד
Official Documents about the Holocaust   נ”ה – נ”ו
Encyclopedias and Historical Works about Kurow   נ”ו – ס”ב
Artist about the Kurow Synagogue   ס”ג – ס”ד
A Packet of Observations (from Moshe Grosman)   1-12
We Thank   13-16
Kurow and its eminent people [H] Rabbi Reb Arya Mordekhai Rabinowicz 17-20
 
Our Community Institutions, Culture Societies, Parties, Professional Unions, Places of Worship and Charity Societies
 
The Zionist Organization in Kurow Benyamin Wajnrib 23-38
The Mizrakhi in Our Shtetl Benyamin Wajnrib 39-46
The Cooperative Bank Benyamin Wajnrib 47-50
Betar in Kurow Arye Rozenzon 51-72
Our Professional Unions Shimeon Wajnberg 73-78
Library and School Avraham Ahron Sztern 79-96
The Tzeirei Agudat Israel Pinkhus Szildkroyt 97-106
Several Episodes about Our HaHalutz Liptshe Wajnrib 107-112
Memories of Our HaHalutz and Hakshora Dovid Kartman 113-116
Left Poalei Zion Dovid Kaltman and Sheyndl Sztrasburg 117-124
The Hakhnasat Orkhim [Hospitality for Guests] Dovid Kaltman and Sheyndl Sztrasburg 125-126
The Beis haMedrash [House of Prayer] Yehiel Hecht 127-132
Several Words about My Brothers and Sisters of Keren Betar</td> Kalman Tajtlbaum 131-132
From All to a Few Yekuthiel Wachman 133-140
Linas haTzedek Shmuel Gotlib 141-144
Several Additional Comments about the Zionist Movement in our Shtetele [small town] Shmuel Tajtlbaum 145-152
A Kurow Trade Moshe Hanisman 153-156
A Beis-Medrashnik [one who attends a House of Prayer] about the Beis-Medrash Shmuel Wajnman 155-158
Bikur Holem and Library Gershon Wajde 159-160
 
In the Bunkers, Caves, Stalls, Fields and Forests (September 1939-May 1945) Memories from the Survivors
 
My Survival Zahava Fogelman 163-196
The Survival of Lev Grosman   197-220
I Was a German Soldier Nekhemia Wurman 221-234
The Destruction of Kurow and the Survival of Shmuel Hanisman   235-270
68 Months in a Struggle with Death Yisroel Hitlman 271-286
And Yet I Remained Alive Chaya Tabe Katlocz 287-366
Remained Alive, But… Benyamin Wajnrib 367-370
  Moshe Szulsztajn 371-390
Their Last Road Slava Cymerman-Ginsburg 391-394
The Auschwitz Inmate - Number 42212 Simkha Kloperman 395-400
Always on the Eve of Death Malka Knodlich-Sztern 401-426
My Childhood, Youth and Partisan Struggle Sane Rozenzon 427-502
I Will Relate It In Brief Mariam Wajnbuch 503-506
Survived and Lived to See Chaya Ricer Waserman 507-518
Some Sorrow (Song) Leizer Eichenrand 519-528
The Survival of Chaim Hanisman   529-540
How I Survived Dinale Rotsztajn-Ricer 541-552
Monshe -The Nisnbaum Couple   553-556
A Letter from Meir Akerman   555-556
Songs: I Saw a Mountain, Ayzykl the Shouter, The Melody of My Father's Sewing Machine Moshe Szulsztajn 557-566
A Drawing by Josl Bergner   565-566
A Woman from Kurow in the Koval Ghetto Feyga Brik-Rechsman 567-586
Our Calamity Shimeon Zilbering 587-588
Songs from a Simple Jew Chaim Rachelsman 589-590
From Kurow to Sobibor and the Revolt in that Camp Hershl Cykerman 591-610
Our Sons and Daughters in the Armies, in the Struggle Against the Nazi-Murderers (Photographs and Necrology   611-616
 
Memories of Our Shtetl [Town] - Types, Images, Ways of Life, Events
 
Autobiography The Rabbi Tuvya Gutman Rapaport 621-656
Family Necrology   657-660
The Rabbi Tuvya Rapaport Sows the Research Work of Israel's Wisdom Sh. Ernst 661-664
The Transformation of a Melody - “Stand Up Holy Jews” Rapaport-Barlaf 663-664
Parents, Grandparents - The Biography of a Generation The Rabbi Tuvya Gutman Rapaport 665-744
Three Stories: A Kurow Jew Publicly Sanctifies the Name of Heaven ; How Mendl Wasertreger [water carrier] Ate Meat During the Nine Days; A Match from Heaven   745-760
Meir Rapaport - The Modest and Educated Man Sh. Ernst 761-764
What Happened in 1914? Rabbi Reb Arya Mordekhai Rabinowicz 765-772
Eternal Memory   771-772
Several Words About My Father, the Rabbi Reb Elimelekh Guterman Yitzhak Guterman 773-776
Reb Josele the Shoykhet [ritual slaughterer]   777-778
Once - Once… (Memories) The Rabbi Dovid Kirszenbaum 779-786
In the Bright Glare of Generations Sh. Tenenbaum 787-798
My Father - a Grandson of Reb Shmuel Kurower Yehiel Grabatsztajn 779-802
From My Memories About Kurow Shlomo Rozenberg 803-808
My Father, Reb Moshe Mordekhai, May He Rest In Peace Dovid Arya Najmark 809-812
A Child's Episode Moshe Grosman 813-820
Hundreds of Episodes, Curiosities and Happenings Y. Zilbershtayn (Jacob Silvershtein) 821-892
A Literary Anniversary Celebration with a Kurower in Israel (Pictures)   893-894
A Gentile Lost and A Jew Found Avraham Ahron Sztern 895-900
A Strike by the Khevre Kadishe [burial society], or the Illegal Funeral Shlomo Wachman 899-900
It is Already 20 Years Ziva and Rari Rozenberg 901-902
My Short Biography Jakov Josef Szifman 901-904
In the Year 1905 Avraham Rozenszpir 903-906
My Father, Yudl Brik, of blessed memory Feyga Brik (Tsipora Rechtman) 905-906
At a Celebration of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem Gitl Trudler 907-908
A Redress for the Victims Moshe Feldberg 909-910
Commemoration… Arya Wajnrib 911-914
Our Father, Avraham Leib Bricman, of blessed memory Chaim Josef Bricman 915-916
Our Father, Avraham Leib Bricman, of blessed memory Sholem Bricman 917-918
Dina's Daughter, Ester Chaya Chaim Tajchman (Chaim Simkha Yehidlsl's) 919-922
Kurow, Warsaw, Siberia, Red Army, Polish Army, Eretz Yisroel Simkha Rotfarb 923-926
A Disturbed Friday Night Chanatshe Kawa-Lerman[1] 927-930
A Packet of Memories Chanatshe Kawa-Lerman 931-936
To the Memory of the Kheder-Yinglekh [boys in religious primary school] (Poem) Chanatshe Kawe-Lerman 937-938
Like a Tree (Poem) Meir Pakntrager 937-938
Two Rescued Orphans in a Kibbutz in Israel   939-940
I Live at the Jordan Motl Hitlman 941-942
Memories Sheyndl Kartman-Sztrasburg 943-944
An Episode of One and One Half Minutes - A Story About a Cossack Who Grabbed the Mezusah from Feywl the Shoemaker Moshe Hanisman 945-946
The Belamer [podium on which Torah is read] and the Naughty Children Moshe Hanisman 945-948
How I Caught Fish Moshe Hanisman 949-950
Studying Khumush [Torah] Without a Hat, but Not With a Bare Head… Yitzhak Nisenbaum 951-954
Reb Dovid Tzwi Cymerman Bela Lewin 955-956
Reb Yitzhak Moshe, son of Reb Akiva Licht, of blessed memory   957-960
Myriam Gitl Larberbaum F. Kliger 961-962
Memories and Episodes Gitl Trudler 963-966
My Sisters, My Brothers Ester Trudler-Wachnhazer 965-968
Hershl Rushiser, the Rich Man, Porter, Story Teller Moshe Feldberg 969-970
My Grandfather Leibush Feldberg Chaya Dina Feldberg 971-972
The Last Khazan [cantor] and Sofer [scribe] B. Wajnrib 973-974
This Is How I Saw Kurow Sura Ajzensztadt 975-980
Several Jottings Chaim Rachelsman 981-982
Because of a Chicken and a Rooster, Tur Malka Became a Ruin and Because of an Eye of a Goat, Ayzyk the Shoemaker Beats Hertske Berer Avraham Ahron Sztern 983-984
My Shtetele [small town] Kurow (pictures and rhymes] Avraham Ahron Sztern 985-986
Kurow Types Benyamin Wajnrib 987-990
Curiosities, Episodes and Equivalents Benyamin Wajnrib 991-996
Several Stories and Miracles About the Kurow Rabbi, Reb Noakh Pinkhus ben [son of] Avraham 997-998
The Competition Among the Fair Merchants Rywka Grynfeld 999-1002
Several Small Episodes Fishl Feldberg 1003-1004
A Packet of Memories of the Old Home Avraham Lerman 1005-1016
Several Words Yehudis Krakowiak-Korngold 1015-1016
Two Songs Chaim Sznajer 1017-1018
When I Was the Final Judge Welwl Wachenhauser 1019-1020
Crumbs of Memories Shmuel Pozarowczyk 1021-1024
Sora Rywka the Wife of the Fisherman and Troubles on Simkhas Torah Leah Wajnsztok-Wachman 1023-1024
The School Dwoyra Tajtlbam 1025-1026
On the Lubliner Road Moshe Wachman 1027-1034
Pages from a Book of Memories Simkha Hanisman 1035-1042
We Sat There on the River… Moshe Feldberg 1043-1044
 
Necrologies, Obituaries
 
Leibl Landsman's Funeral (Picture)   1047-1048
Pictures, Mistakes Noticed   1049-1094
Necrologies   1095-1096
 
Landsmanschaftn[2]
 
A Kurower from America Visits Israel (Harry Lipsman and His Wife, Ester)   1097-1100
Activity Report of the Kurower in New York   1101-1108
Kurower in New York (picture)   1109-1110
Several Additional Comments about the Kurower Society in New York L. Kawa 1111-1114
Acknowledgement of Landsleit [people from the same town] Yakov Lerman 1115-1116
The Kurower Landsleit [people from the same town] in Montreal Pinkhus Akerman 1117-1130
Kurower in Montreal (picture)   1131-1132
A Little History of the Lives and Activity of the Kurower in Detroit Chanatshe Lerman-Kawa 1133-1134
A Kurower in Argentina   1135-1138
Address Register of the Kurower Landsleit [people from the same town] in the World   1139-1146
Afterword   1147-1148
Contents   1149-1152
 
Footnotes

  1. This name also appears below on page 1133 as Chanatshe Lerman-Kawa Return
  2. Organizations of people from the same town Return


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