Collection of Criticism and Reviews
of the Book “Our Village Kapresht”
(Căpreşti, Moldova)

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Translation of
Leket shel divre bikoret ve-ha'arkhah
be-'ikvut ha-sefer “Kapresht - 'ayaratenu”

Edited by: Mordekhai Rishpy

Published in Haifa 1981


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This is a translation from: Leket shel divre bikoret ve-ha'arkhah be-'ikvut ha-sefer “Kapresht - 'ayaratenu”,
Collection of criticism and reviews of the book “Our Village Kapresht”,
ed: Mordekhai Rishpy, Haifa, Kapresht Society in Israel, 1981 (109 H,Y)


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Translated by Yocheved Klausner

 

Part One: Hebrew
 
Introduction 3
 
Chapter I - Capreshter Convention 1980
 
The Annual Convention 1980 5
Căpreşti Convention with the appearance of the Căpreşti Book From the newspaper Al Hamishmar 6
Greetings Shunya Bronstein 6
Sara Zeldov 7
 
Chapter II - An evening at Kibbutz Bet Oren
 
Dedication of the book Our Town Căpreşti Yakov Elyashiv z“l 8
Greetings and review Kibbutz secretary Shmuel Cohen 9
Att. Baruch Yanowitz 9
Mordechai Rishpi 11
Israel Reshef 13
Zvi Carmi 13
 
Chapter III - The Book as Mirrored in the Press
 
Our town Căpreşti Nivim, Bet Oren 15
The fertile Bessarabian plains G. Karsel, in Moznayim 16
History of Căpreşti Uri Sela, in Yedi'ot Aharonot 17
Our town Căpreşti S. Avni, in Viața Noastră [Our Life] 18
A Căpreşti Book of Remembrance Davar 21
A Book of Remembrance of a Jewish community in Bessarabia Yehoshua Marcus, in Al Hamishmar 22
 
Chapter IV - Institutions and Individuals
 
Bet Katzenelson [Katzenelson House] Zvi Schener 24
Massua Avi-Yona Netanel 24
YIVO New York 24
B. I. Michali - Tel aviv 25
L. Kupperstein - Tel Aviv 25
Mordechai and Genia Shochat - Bat Yam 26
Chaim Toren - Jerusalem 26
Kibbutz Mesilot - the Library 26
 
Chapter V - Capreshter Write to Us
 
Shunia Bronstein - Kiryat Chayim 27
Shimon Yotzis - Kvutzat Ramat David 28
Avraham Yotzis - Giv'atayim 28
Efraim Yotzis - Ramat Gan 29
Arie Landa - Holon 29
Shunia Mann (Sklyar) - Kvutzat Nir-Am 30
Arie Ma'ar - Giv'at Shmuel 31
Zrubavel Seker (Sklyar) - Natzrat Illit 31
Shmuel Potik - Ramat Gan 32
Reply to Shmuel Potik The Secretary 33
Imanuel Pri-Paz - Netania 36
Zelda Fidelman - Herzliya 37
Lea Kolker - Haifa 38
Arie Koparov - Petah-Tikva 38
Israel Reshef - Ramat HaSharon 38
Ethel Efrat (Rabinowitz) - Kvutzat Shamir 39
Rosa Schor (Schneider) - Hadera 40
The Jews of Pohorna Arie Landa 40
 
Chapter VI - The Book in the Eyes of Căpreşti descendants
 
In Israel
Yoel Silberg - Tel Aviv 41
Sara Zeldov (Fidelman) - Herzliya 41
Nira Kolton - Ramat HaSharon 41
 
In the US and Canada
Ben & Ruth Itzkowics - Bradenton 43
Bea & Joseph Feinberg - Stohoton [Stockton?] 43
Bea & Jim Powell - Los Angeles 44
Lotti & Freddi Bauch - Camarillo 44
Martin & Pearl Slafkes - Silver Spring 44
Jesse & Renie Vics - Lodonville [Londonville?] 45
Yitzhak Liebestog - Toronto 45
 
In Venezuela
Susa Van Dam - Caracas 46
Boris Broitman 46
A meeting with Yitzhak & Miriam Siegelboim - Caracas 47
 
Part Two - Yiddish
 
Foreword 48
 
Chapter One - Capreshter Convention 1980
 
In the name of the Association of former Bessarabian residents Alexander Michelson 50
Greetings:
Shunya Bronstein 51
Sara Zeldow 52
 
Chapter Two - An evening at Kibbutz Bet Oren (with the appearance of the book)
 
Secretary Shmuel Cohen 53
Barya Yanowitz 53
Mordechai Rishpi 56
Israel Reshef 59
Zvi Carmi 59
Yosef Silberman 61
 
Chapter Three - Literary and Press Reviews
 
B. I. Michali - Tel Aviv 62
Shalom Sudit - Nahariya 62
Leizer Podriatchik - Yafo 64
A Jewish community in Bessarabia Yosef Friedlander, in Letzte Neyes 64
A town that exists no more Motl Saktzyer, in Yiddishe Zeitung 66
 
Chapter Four - Capreshter Opinions
 
Rev. Israel Pereverski 68
Shunya Bronstein 68
Shimon Yotzis 70
Buma Yotzis 71
Poyke Yotzis 71
Leib Mehr 72
Shunya Mann (Sklyar) 73
The meaning of the pseudonym “Marish Byanov” 73
Zrubavel Seker (Sklyar) 74
Zelde Fidelman 74
Emanuel Perry-Paz 75
Lea Kalker 77
Leib Kaprow 78
Ethel Efrat (Rabinowitz)+A135 79
Israel Reshef (Feuerman) 79
Rosa Shar (Schneider) 80
Nira Kalton 81
Sara Zeldow (Fidelman) 82
 
Part Three - Appendix
 
Chapter I - In Memoriam
 
Peretz Verzov z“l Att. Baruch Yanowitz 83
My husband Hershel Feinboim z“l Sonia Feinboim (Bronstein) 84
R'Gedalia “Schreiber" z“l and his family Rev. Israel Pereverski 85
My sister Breine z“l Yissachar (Shunya) Bronstein 86
My husband the artist Moshe Kolker Lea Kolker 87
 
Chapter II - In Memoriam
 
Peretz Verzov 88
Breina Landa 88
Zvi Feinboim 89
Breine Konoval (Bronstein) 89
R'Gedalia Pereverski 90
Avraham & Chaia Rashkovski 90
 
Chapter III - Miscellaneous
 
Instructive numbers Baruch Yanowitz 91
Oyzer Bronstein - “a very busy man” 92
How the town was saved Israel Pereverski 94
Acknowledgments and thanks 96
Errata 97
 
Part Four - Other Languages
 
Căpreşti - our little town [Romanian] S. Avny 101
Martin and Pearl Slafkes [English] 102
Dr. Jesse and Renie Vics [Eng.] 102
Lotti and Freddi Bauch [Eng.] 103
Bea and Jim Powell [Eng.] 103
Bea and Joe Feinberg [Eng.] 103
Ben and Ruth Itzkovics [Eng.] 104
Boris Broitman [Spanish.] 105
Susa Van Dam [Spanish] 105
Table of Contents 107

 


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