Belz Memorial Book
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Translation of Belz, Sefer Zikaron

Edited by Yosef Rubin

Published by Belz Societies in Israel and America


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Project Coordinator

Karen Rosenfeld Roekard

 

This is a translation from “Belz, Sefer Zikaron”, (Belz Memorial Book);
editor Yosef Rubin; Published by Belz Societies in Israel and America; Tel Aviv, Israel, 1974

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


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Belz – Remembrance Book

A Compilation of the Irgun/Organization of those who left
Belz and the surrounding areas who now live in Israel and with
the help of the Jews from Belz in America

TitleAuthorLang.Page
Mein Shtetle Belz (song)Alexander Olshanetzky (music)Yiddish9
Foreward Hebrew13
Foreward Yiddish15
The History of BelzChaim HoltzmanHebrew19
The History of BelzChaim HoltzmanYiddish29
 
CHASSIDISM
Belzer Chassidism. (Introduction; The Master, Our Teacher R. Sholom Rokach; The Master, Our Teacher R. Yehoshua Rokach; The Master, Our Teacher R. Yissachar-Dov (Ber) Rokach; The Master, Our Teacher R. Ahron Rokach (R. Ahrelah))Yosef RubinHebrew43
Belzer Chassidism. (Introduction; The Master, Our Teacher R. Sholom Rokach; The Master, Our Teacher R. Yehoshua Rokach; The Master, Our Teacher R. Yissachar-Dov (Ber) Rokach; The Master, Our Teacher R. Ahron Rokach (R. Ahrelah))Yosef RubinYiddish99
A Visit To Belz in the Year 1903Dr. Yosef PataiHebrew157
A Visit To Belz in the Year 1903Dr. Yosef PataiYiddish159
Shabbat in BelzDr. Yosef PataiHebrew162
Passover in the Rebbe’s CourtElazar AdlerHebrew169
At the Belzer Rebbe’sElazar WeinbergerYiddish171
An AccountingYosef PollackYiddish173
The Rebbe R. Yissachar Dov Stays in Our HotelPeretz ZeifertHebrew175
The Rebbe R. Yissachar Dov Stays in Our HotelPeretz ZeifertYiddish176
 
ECONOMY – SOCIETY – CULTURE
The Structure of the Economy of the Jewish PopulationMeir RoterHebrew181
The Structure of the Economy of the Jewish PopulationMeir RoterYiddish192
Gemilut Chesed FundDavid Meir ReissYiddish204
Chosen to Account to the Austrian ReichYosef MintzerYiddish204
The First Zionist OrganizationDavid Meir ReissYiddish206
Secular and Jewish EducationMeir RoterHebrew208
Secular and Jewish EducationMeir RoterYiddish212
Zionists Vs. (Against) ChassidimEliezer BergerYiddish217
Toward A History of “The Unity (Party)” in BelzChanula MeirHebrew219
To Gordonia (Left Wing of HaPoel Hatziyonim) in BelzYitzchak MeirHebrew225
From the Letters of Aharon Reuven Meir Z”LAharon Reuven Meir Z”LHebrew229
Land and WorkPeretz ZeifertHebrew230
The Beginning of the Mizrachi Youth (religious Zionists) in BelzIsaac LiebermanYiddish232
My Path in the “Torah and Service” MovementMiriam EliashHebrew236
In the Zionist YouthMirel Korngut (Holtzman)Yiddish238
Cultural Customs and ActivitiesMeir RoterHebrew241
Cultural Customs and ActivitiesMeir RoterYiddish254
The Left Wing Movements (Bund and Communists)Meir RoterHebrew268
ElectionsMeir RoterHebrew273
 
REMEMBRANCES – CUSTOMS – FOLKLORE
Between Two RiversBruriyah Honigman (Falk) Yiddish281
In The First World WarChaya Rachel Stieglitz (Holtzman)Yiddish282
ElulYosef Falk Yiddish287
The Enemy of the Jews and his DownfallSima HillmanYiddish290
Remembrances About the Belzer RavChantshah Holtzman Yiddish291
A Fire in the Beit Midrash (Study Hall)Raphael Bitterman Yiddish294
Laboring FamiliesMeir RoterHebrew296
A Tale of the Belzer Rebbe with Reb Berele Marschalikand Commissar BrandelBeila HoltzmanYiddish303
A Tale of a Belzer Chassid Who Traveled To Eretz Yisroel (Israel)Sima Hillman Yiddish304
The Tale of the City Elder and the Old CemeteryBeila HoltzmanYiddish307
The Eve of Yom KippurYosef Falk Hebrew308
Children’s TeachersYonah Bringer Yiddish312
In Cheder (young children’s schoolroom)Moshe Haderi Yiddish314
Talmud TeachersYosef Rubin Yiddish317
A Story (a “Bilbul”) With Hesheles Son AvrahamDavid Meir Reiss Yiddish323
What Fanaticism Can Lead ToBluma Berger Yiddish324
Belz – A ConceptMeir Holtzman Hebrew326
Yossele Bronder – “The Messiah Seeker”Isaac Lieberman Yiddish328
CustomsMeir RoterHebrew331
I Installed Electric Lighting In the Rebbe’s HousePeretz ZeifertHebrew336
I Installed Electric Lighting In the Rebbe’s HousePeretz Zeifert Yiddish338
My Town, BelzMiriam EliasHebrew342
The Shocking Murder of Mania TzonM-CH (initials)Hebrew343
The Synagogue in the Beit MidrashMoshe Haderi Yiddish345
The Game of Kings (Chess)Peretz Zeifert Hebrew348
The Game of Kings (Chess)Peretz Zeifert Yiddish349
Three Types (of people)Isaac Lieberman Yiddish350
Yiddishe Mamas Old Person’s CommitteeChana Basia Donner Yiddish352
Berele and Leibele and the Rebbe’s DecisionPeretz Zeifert Hebrew354
Berele and Leibele and the Rebbe’s DecisionPeretz Zeifert Yiddish355
I Wasn’t Born In BelzChaya Bringer Hebrew357
 
IMPORTANT PERSONS AND IMAGES
Rabbi Pinchas Twerski (Rav Pini’le) Z”Lwritten by 'Friend of Writers'Hebrew361
My Zeide (Grandfather) Rabbi Levi Dayan Z”LMoshe Muttner Yiddish368
My Father’s Path In LifeMiriam Elias Hebrew372
Rabbi Mordechai the Judge (Weinberger) Z”LElazer Weinberger Yiddish378
Rabbi Mord’cha’le the Judge (Rebhun) Z”LDavid Rebhun Hebrew379
Rabbi Moshe Mintzer Z”L – The Prodigy from ZolkiewDov Sadan Hebrew380
Dr. Heinrich Prostig Z”LDr. Adolf GevandterYiddish382
In Memory of Aharon Reuven MeirYerucham Tulkas Hebrew385
Aharon Erlich Z”LMoshe Haderi Hebrew387
Yosef Falk Z”LYisroel Ashendorf Yiddish390
My Father’s HouseMoshe Haderi Hebrew392
Chanoch Holtzman Z”LMoshe EtzyoniHebrew395
Rav Elazar Weinberg Z”LPeretz Zeifert Hebrew398
Chaim Holtzman Z”LYosef Rubin Hebrew400
 
IN THE TIME OF THE HOLOCAUST
Yizkor (a poem)A. LiebermanYiddish407
Dr. Leon Taube Goes of His Will to the Sacrifice (Akeidah)Aharon Moshe Kook Hebrew408
Dr. Leon Taube Goes of His Will to the Sacrifice (Akeidah)Aharon Moshe Kook Yiddish410
Belz – Siberia - Buchara – BelzChaim HoltzmanHebrew411
Belz – Siberia - Buchara – BelzChaim HoltzmanYiddish431
In the Ghetto, In the Town, Among Partisans *Sheva Renner (Mutner) Hebrew457
In Premislan and the Slaughter of My Family *Sheva Renner (Mutner) Yiddish460
Belzers in the Rawa Ruska GhettoAharon Moshe KookYiddish464
“Shema Yisroel” On the Way to the Cemetery **Malka Rosenbloom Hebrew 465
From Russia Back to Poland **Malka Rosenbloom Yiddish467
Twenty Months in the BunkerChana FreundlichHebrew470
Twenty Months in the BunkerChana FreundlichYiddish473
I Struggled With the Nazis For Five YearsAhouva Shamai (Grussfeld)Hebrew477
I Struggled With the Nazis For Five YearsAhouva Shamai (Grussfeld)Yiddish481
The KaddishAvraham ZilberbergHebrew487
The KaddishAvraham ZilberbergYiddish490
Among Good PeopleAvraham ZilberbergHebrew493
REMEMBRANCES (photographs)  501
 
THE MEGILLAH OF THE DESTRUCTION – listing of those who died 517
 
* = seem to be the same in different languages
**= seem to be the same in different languages


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