Krasnobrod; a Memorial to the Jewish community
(Krasnobród, Poland)

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Translation of
Krasnobrod; sefer zikaron

Editor: M. Kushnir

Tel Aviv 1956


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This is a translation of: Krasnobrod; sefer zikaron (Krasnobrod; a memorial to the Jewish community),
Edited by M. Kushnir, Tel Aviv 1956 (H, Y 526 pages)

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Translated by Yocheved Klausner

 

HEBREW
 
A word from the Editor M. K. 7
A poem Yitzhak Katzenelson 9
Introduction   11
 
History of the Jewish Settlement
History of the Jewish Settlement in Krasnobrod Eliyahu Rind 13
The synagogue in Krasnobrod Eng. D. Davidowitz 43
The synagogue in Krasnobrod E. Rind 47
 
The Town
My town Krasnobrod Efraim Lochfeld 51
The general renaissance in Krasnobrod Shmuel Gurtler 63
The Freiheit [Freedom] Movement in Krasnobrod Esther Kamm 67
The Krasnobrod youth in Hachshara [pioneer training] Gitl Knebel-Belman 69
Our home… Yocheved Gurtler-Nuss 71
* * * Reisha Lehrer 77
Everything is as it was… Yakov Lochfeld 78
Events in town Mordechai Rapoport 85
The Town Diamand 86
The destruction of the Krasnobrod Community Nethanel Brenner 97
The Lord's Candle - a human soul Rav R'Chaim Shaul Ya'ave”tz 100
Yizkor [Remember] Shlomo Sonnstein 101
Report from the first Memorial   103
 
The Holocaust
* * * Introduction   196
Pages from the Holocaust Fishel Moshe 197
How I was saved Fishel Malka 131
The Chitkov village, its life and its death A. G. Kupferstein 135
The annihilation of Krasnobrod Esther Lerner-Levinson 142
And I was left alone Rivka Lamm-Burstein 151
In Hell…. Miriam Kopel-Blumenthal 162
How a Jewish family was destroyed Shlomo Untzig 168
* * * The martyrs of the Untzig Family M. A. Untzig 175
Yakov Lederman's story Shabtay Burg 177
 
Figures in Town
Rav Menachem Munish Margalit, may God avenge his blood A. Lochfeld 187
R'Moishe'le Soifer z”l A Barg 188
R'Moishe'le Soifer z”l A. Rind 192
R'Moshe Leib Barg z”l A. Elboim 193
R'Moshe Leib Barg z”l A. Rind 194
R'Shmuel Zeinwil z”l A. R. 195
R'Avraham Meir Sushtchek z”l A. R 195
Itche Sender's, may God avenge his blood A. R 196
The “Duck People” A. R. 197
R'Shmuel Gurtler, may God avenge his blood A. R. 199
R'Avraham Yakov Freund, may God avenge his blood A. R. 200
R'Shmuel Malka's z”l A. R. 201
Hersh-Leib Briks, may God avenge his blood A. R. 202
Avraham and Yehoshua Schnor A. R. 203
Reuven Kramer, may God avenge his blood A. R. 205
Various figures A. R. 205
Grona Gurtler-Lochfeld Ben 206
Chanoch Untzig, may God avenge his blood Tuvia 208
At the appearance of the book A. Lochfeld 209
 
Necrology (list of martyrs) at the end of the book
 
YIDDISH
 
* * * M. K. 215
Poem (fragment) Yitzhak Katzenelson 217
Introduction   219
 
History of the Jewish Settlement
Chapters of the Krasnobrod history Eliyahu Rind 223
The Old Synagogue Eliyahu Rind 260
 
The Town
My little town Krasnobrod Efraim Lochfeld 267
My home Yocheved Gurtler-Nuss 279
The Freiheit [Freedom] Movement in Krasnobrod Esther Kamm 285
The Hachshara [pioneer training] Gitl Knebel-Belman 288
Nothing has changed Yakov Lochfeld 290
Episodes in the life of the Town Mordechai Rapoport 299
* * * Reisha Lehrer 301
Social awakening Shmuel Gurtler 302
Letters in my drawer Gitl Barg 306
The Lord's Candle - a human soul Rav R'Chaim Shaul Ya'ave”tz 309
In the light of the memories Esther Kam-Glickman 311
The town A. Diamant 314
The first Memorial Assembly of Krasnobroder in Israel   327
 
Destruction and Holocaust
* * * Introduction M. K. 330
Pages from the fire Moshe Fishel 331
Chitkov - life and destruction A. G. Kupferstein 362
In the “Arian Side” Malka Babe”d 369
Decline and fall of Krasnobrod Esther Levinson-Lerner 382
In Hell Miriam Kopel-Blumenthal 395
With the Partisans Hersh Gurtler 403
And I was left alone Rivka Lamm-Burstein 407
A slaughtered family Shlomo Untzig 424
* * * Moshe-Eliyahu Untzig 433
The story told by Yakov Lederman Shabtay Barg 435
YIZKOR Shlomo Sonnstein 445
Necrology (list of martyrs)   448
There once was a town - it is no more… Avraham Barg 449
 
Figures
Rav Menachem Munish Margalit, may God avenge his blood A. Lochfeld 457
R'Moishe'le Soifer z”l A Barg 458
R'Moishe'le Soifer z”l A. Rind 464
R'Moshe Leib Barg z”l A. Elboim 465
R'Moshe Leib Barg z”l A. Rind 466
R'Shmuel Zeinwil Melamed z”l A. Rind 467
R'Avraham Meir Sushtchek z”l A. Rind 468
R'Avraham Yakov Freund, may God avenge his blood A. Rind 468
R'Shmuel Malka's z”l A. Rind 469
The “Duck People” A. Rind 470
Itche Sender's, may God avenge his blood A. Rind 472
R'Shmuel Gurtler, may God avenge his blood A. Rind 473
R'Bunem Melamed, may God avenge his blood A. Rind 474
R'Mordechai Gurtler, may God avenge his blood A. Rind 478
Hersh-Leib Briks, may God avenge his blood A. Rind 481
Avraham and Yehoshua Schnor A. Rind 482
Reuven Kramer, may God avenge his blood A. Rind 484
Various figures A. Rind 485
My father Chanoch Untzig, may God avenge his blood   486
Yakov Zimmerman z”l A. Diamant 487
Mendel Farber may God avenge his blood A. Diamant 489
Yehoshua Babe”d, may God avenge his blood A. Diamant 491
Grune Gurtler Lochfeld Ben 493
From the Publishers A. Lochfeld 494
 
Martyrs of the Holocaust
Eulogy Rav Yitzhak HaLevi Schlesinger 497
Necrology 505

 


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