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The Jewish Community in Podu Iloaiei
(Romania)

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Translation of Obstea Evreiasca din...Podu Iloaiei

By Itzik Schwartz-Kara

Published in Bucharest, Romania, 1990


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This is a translation from: Obstea Evreiasca din...Podu Iloaiei, (The Jewish Community in Podu Iloaiei),
Author: Itzik Schwartz-Kara, Publisher: Editura Hasefer, Bucharest, Romania, 1990


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The Jewish Community in

PODU ILOAIEI

Pages from the History of a Moldavian Shtetl

By Itzik Schwartz-Kara

English Edition

Translated, annotated and supplemented with additional material
by Nathan P. Abramowitz and associates.
All Rights Reserved © 2002 by Nathan Abramowitz, Westmount, NJ

 

1   Preface by KM Elias, Aug/2006 4
  1.1 Pictures of the Book 7
     1.1.1 Book Cover and Illustration of Bridge 7
     1.1.2 The First Page 8
  1.2 In Memory of Itzik Schwartz-Kara (1906-2001) 9
  1.3 In Memory of Nathan P. Abramowitz (1917-2002) 11
2   About the Aug/2006 Edition 12
  2.1 Organization of Chapters 12
  2.2 Footnotes 13
  2.3 Glossaries 13
  2.4 Printing this Document 13
3   Preface by Nathan Abramowitz, June/2002 14
4   Obituary for Itic-Svart Kara, May/2001 15
5   Foreword by Dr. S. Caufman, 1990 17
6   Introduction by I.Kara, 1990 19
7   Chronicle (1818-1968) 21
8   Economic Life 42
9   Communal Life 50
10   Private and Public Education 53
11   Synagogues 56
12   Rabbinate 58
13   Hasidism 60
14   Folklore and Ethnography 61
15   Podu Iloaiei as Depicted in Literary Works 66
  15.1 The Ballad of the Rabbi of Podu Iloaiei 68
  15.2 The Rabbi of Podu Iloaiei 70
  15.3 Podu Iloaiei 72
  15.4 “Podeloier Times” (“Podu Iloaiei Hotchpotch”) 74
  15.5 A Boy from Moldova 76
  15.6 Calman the Medicine Man 78
  15.7 Dudl Consul 81
16   Documentary Appendices 84
  16.1 Appendix A: The Right to Sell Liquor, 1826 84
  16.2 Appendix B: Census of 1824 84
  16.3 Appendix C: Sale of Land, 1826 84
  16.4 Appendix D: Income Sharing Agreement, 1830 85
  16.5 Appendix E: Statistics 87
  16.6 Appendix F: Taxes, 1833 87
  16.7 Appendix G: Deposition, 1836 88
  16.8 Appendix H: Agreement with Owner of Estate, 1838 88
  16.9 Appendix I: Rental Agreement, 1841 90
  16.10 Appendix J: Occupations, 1842 90
  16.11 Appendix K: Sale of House, 1845 90
  16.12 Appendix L: List of Taxpayers, 1834 91
  16.13 Appendix M: List of Rent Payers, 1842 92
  16.14 Appendix N: List of Renters, Year?? 93
  16.15 Appendix O: A Complaint by the Community, 1844 101
  16.16 Appendix P: Census, 1898 103
  16.17 Appendix R: The Statute of Podu Iloae, 1925 105
  16.18 Appendix S: Schools, 1904 109
  16.19 Appendix T: Schools, 1914 109
17   At The Turn of the Century. Several Compulsory Additions. 111
18   I. Kara: History Studies. Selected Bibliography. 113
19   References 116
20   Glossary of Terms 120
21   Glossary of Places 123
22   Glossary of People 127
  22.1 Overview 127
  22.2 Challenges in Finding Names in this Book 128
  22.3 Dates 129
  22.4 Surnames 129
23   Pictures 131

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