Memorial book of Jezierna
(Ozerna, Ukraine)

49°38' / 25°20'

Translation of
Sefer Jezierna

Edited by: J. Sigelman

Published in Haifa, 1971



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This is a translation from: Sefer Jezierna (Memorial book of Jezierna),
Editors: J. Sigelman, Haifa, Committee of Former Residents of Jezierna in Israel, 1971 (H,Y, 354 pages)

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עברית

 

[H] Hebrew [Y] Yiddish [P] Polish Page
 
There Was A Town
 
Committee of Former Jezernians in Israel 6
About the book [H] [Y] Editorial Committee 7
Acknowledgements 10
Jezierna Jews Yehoshua Fuchs 11
The Tzaddik of Jezierna Gavriel Herman Green 13
From Jezierna to the Land of Israel [H] Hannah Marder-Yardeni 15
The Last Will of our Martyrs Menachem Doul 20
 
The Way Of Life
 
Shadows Dance (poem) S.Y. Imber 27
Jezierna
History, demography, economy, cooperative bank, cultural life,
Baron Hirsch School, Schmariahu Imber, rabbis, other persons
Dr. N. Blumenthal 28
My Town as I Remember It Shimon Kritz 66
How We Spent Our Childhood Zvi Zamora 72
My Shtetl A. M. Fuchs 77
The Yiddish Song (poem) I. A. Lisky 88
About the Development of the Town Lippe Fischer 89
Tradesmen and Small Businessmen in Jezierna Gedal Fuchs 91
Commerce in Jezierna Lippe Fischer 98
Landowners, Merchants and Other Occupations Lippe Fischer, Pesach Altman, Azriel Zamora,
Yitzhak Harap, Shimon Kritz
100
Zionist Activity after WW1 Yonah Fuchs (Toibe Kurzrok) 108
Jewish Organizations in Jezierna Lippe Fischer 111
Zionist Organizations Azriel Zamora 117
Pioneer Movements Azriel Zamora 124
Schools in Jezierna Yitzhak Harap 126
Some of My Memories from Our Town [H] Dvora Gilad (Fuchs) 129
Jewish Youth of Jezierna Thirst for Higher Education Lippe Fischer 131
Our Theatre Yizhak Charap 132
Rebuilding of the Synagogue in Jezierna Lippe Fischer 134
Poets, Writers, Intellectuals, Actors [H] M. D. 137
An Episode I. A. Lisky 143
Communal and Religious Leaders Pesach Altman 144
To Future Generations (poem) S.Y. Imber 145
A Page from a Book of Memories of Jezierna [H] [Y] Lotte Frankel (Marder) 146
 
At Home and in the Area
 
A Few Memories Yoel Schwam (Charap) 151
Peretz the Melamed (Torah teacher) M. D. 152
The Surrounding Villages Yisrael Schapira 154
Jeziernians in Various Armies Lippe Fischer, Yitzhak Harap, Azriel Zamora 155
In the Battle Against the Nazis David Kurzrok 160
Edward Gruber z”l M. D. 162
A Jewish Family M.D. 165
In the Shtetl Schloma Warhaftig 167
The Zilberman (Caspi) Family [H] Sarah Klein 169
Yaakov Caspi, The Fisherman [H] as told by Anschel and Yisca 171
The Fischer Family in Jezierna Lippe Fischer 172
David Blaustein Rivka Blaustein-Schwalb 173
The Charap Family [H] Yitzhak Harap 174
Homesick and Yearning for My Town [H] Azriel Zamora 175
The Katz Family [H] Dina Katz 178
Charap Family Tree [H] chart 179
An Appeal for Contributions community center committee 180
 
Destruction and Annihilation
 
The Second World War [H] [Y] Menachem Doul 183
The Jezierna Holocaust [H] [Y] Dora Mantel-Lempert 205
From Krakow to Jezierna S. Ch. 226
A Year in Jezierna and Four Months in Zborow with the Germans Menachem Doul 230
Our Road to Prison Menachem Doul 254
My Private Hell Dr. Nachum Kalafer 265
The Same Fate Everywhere [H] Jack Katz 266
Wandering in the Galut Lippe Fischer 268
Return to Jezierna [H] Lippe Fischer 277
S. Y. Imber in Jezierna under the Nazis Duzia (Dora) Blaustein 289
Dora, the Nurse Menachem Doul 290
The Fate of a Watch and a Photograph Menachem Doul 293
Memorial Plaque and Yizkor Prayer [H] 304
About Life in America, by Jezierna Jews 305-310
 
Yad Vashem (Memorial)
 
List of the Martyrs 312-318
Personal Family Memorials 319-336
In the Realm of the Judenrat [P] Lusia Fuchs; afterword by Menachem Doul [Y] [337-343]
Documents [H] [Y] [G] [pages not numbered] [344-348]
Testimony of a Survivor Dozia Blaustein [349-352]
Table of Contents [Y] 353-354
 
Appendix
 
List of Photographs in the Book
Poets and Poems from Jezierna

 


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