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The Leaders and Activists of the Agudah Movement

The young people of the Agudat Yisroel were active and creative. Unfortunately, the majority perished. Those who distinguished themselves in the movement were: Avraham Hersh Rot, Menachem Shockett's son Chaim Kronenberg (both in Israel), Moshe Klinger, Isaachar Berko, Shlomo Slud, Zelig Ostry, and later we also meet the chaverim: Shmuel Dovid Bzshezshinsky, Laibl Fish (now in America), Tzaduk Ostry and others.

Two prominent Jews played the main part in the :

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Torah and Culture Group
Torah and Culture Group

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Reb Mordecai Nior and Reb Yoel Dov Weingarten. Reb Mordecai Nior was very smart. He greeted everyone with a smile. He had a witticism for every conversation. He gave all his energy to the Agudat Yisroel and its institutions. He was the president of the Agudah for many years, was at the head of the Bais Yaacov School that educated hundreds of girls in the religious spirit. From the talmidos (girl students) there was founded the group B'not Agudat Yisroel -- a religious girls association. The Bais Yaacov teachers conducted there.

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Bais Yaacov School in Ciechanow
Bais Yaacov School in Ciechanow

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