Lithuania

Translation of Lite, Vol. II

Edited by:
Ch. Leikowicz

Published in Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1965


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This is a translation from: Lite (vol.2), ed. Ch. Leikowicz.
Tel-Aviv, Israel, I. L. Peretz Publishing House, 1965.


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see also Lite (Volume I)


From the Publisher   13
The Second Volume of Lite Ch. Leikowicz 15
Lithuanian Nusach [davening style of a community] Reuven Rubinshtein 19
 
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF DR. MENDEL SUDARSKY AND ALTE SUDARSKY
 
 Dr. Mendel Sudarsky M. Ladsky 33
 Alte Sudarsky Z”L Reuven Rubinshtein 49
 
HISTORY, WORKER-MOVEMENTS AND PARTIES    
 
Zamut and her Jews Dr. Herman Frank 57
The Young Zionism Movement in Lithuania Dr. Shmuel Elyashev (Friedman) 63
General Zionism in Independent Lithuania Moshe Cohen 71
The HaShomer Youth Movement in Lithuania Yaakov Emit (Gottlieb) 91
The Bund in Lithuania Victor Shulman 102
On the History of Leftist Labor-Zionists in Lithuania L. Shimoni 123
Pages from the Social Conditions and Struggles of Workers in Lithuania Grigory Aronson 163
Beginning of the Jewish Workers' Movement in Lithuania H. Shkliar 181
 
JEWISH ECONOMICS AND PRODUCTIVITY 
 
Jewish Cooperation Zvi Port 233
“ORT” in Lithuania Agronomist Yaakov Oleisky 269
 
SCHOOL AND EDUCATION 
 
The Hebrew School-System and Culture Movement in Lithuania Dov Lipetz 293
Jewish Secular Schools in Lithuania Eliahu Shulman 323
“Yavne” Schools in Lithuania Yitzhak Rafael HaLevi Etzion (Holtzberg) 351
Jewish Student Groups in Lithuania A. Ben-Efraim (Efrimtchik) 369
The Vilna Jewish Teacher's Institute M. Ginzburg 381
Workshops and Drills of the School-System in Vilna Province A. Golomb 393
 
WRITERS, PRESS, YIVO 
 
Hebrew Poets of Lithuania Mordecai Jaffe 405
Kovno, Lithuania Produced Over 100 Jewish Writers Daniel Charny 407
The Kovno Daily NewspaperFolksblat Yosef Gar 419
The Jewish Scientific Institute (YIVO) in Lithuania Victor Shulman 441
 
CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS 
 
Our Cultural-Social Activity Alte Arsh-Sudarsky 441
The Mapu Library in Kovno Dr. D. Shwartz 485
Sport Organizations Yaakov Yazelit 493
 
ART, THEATER AND MUSIC 
 
Mark Antokolsky and His Times Yitzhak Lichtenstein 505
Isaac Levitan Y. Kissin (Garn) 511
Victor D. Brenner Liev Shubin 519
Jewish Artists of Lithuania Yitzhak Kozlovsky 525
The Kovno Dramatic-Musical Society and the Vilna Troupe Leib Kadison (Shuster) 535
The Jewish Opera Studio Leib Nadel 547
Jascha Haifetz, Yosef Achrun, Leopold Godovsky D. F. 555
About Cantors and Cantorial Art in Lithuania Natan Stolnitz 567
 
DESTRUCTION OF LITHUANIA 
 
“Feather-People” in the Claws of the Nazis Yisrael Kaplan 595
Zalman Kalmanovitch, a Lamed-Vovnik [one of the 36 Just Men] of Jewish Culture L. Chain 603
Mordecai Rudnik Z”L Y. A. 611
Assassins of Jews in Vilkomir, Shavel, and Other Shtetlach A. Yerushalmi 615
Jewish Sense of Lithuania vs. the Nazis L. Ledin 635
Jewish Dentists and Dental Technique in Lithuania Dr. Shmuel Zalman Griliches 637
About the Mass Deaths of Kovno Jews Ch. Leikhowicz 641
A New Polish-German Newspaper Yitzhak Kovalsky 673
German Officers and Jewish Furs Leib Kanyukhovsky 687
 
PERSONALITIES 
 
Shaul Pinchas Rabinovitch Z. Verba 690
Herman Minkovsky Dr. Herman Frank 715
Shmuel Rozenfeld Prof. Ch. (Rabbi Tzeir) Chernovitch 723
The Gaon Hirsh Rabinovitch Z”L Rabbi M. Sh. Shapira 731
When the Chofetz Chaim Was a Shopkeeper Rabbi Sh. Pliskin 739
Hillel Mileikovsky; Moshe Luntz A. R. Malachi 743
Moshe Leib Lilienblum Shmuel Rozenfeld 759
The Last Hours of A. Veiter (pseudonym of A. Devenishski) Leib Yaffe 771
Dr. Klatzkin and his Rabbinic Family in Lithuania Dr. Mendel Sudarsky 775
L. Bramson; A. Devorin-Yaffe; M. Klevansky; Hirsh Lekert Grigory Aronson 787
Yehoshua Pelovitch – Author of the “Labor-Zionists” Oath Henech Stein 807
 
LITHUANIAN JEWS IN THE WORLD 
 
Lithuanian Jews in Canada B. Y. Zak 813
Jewish Lithuania and Jewish South Africa Yonatan Botnitzky 843
Lithuanian Jews – Pioneers of the Jewish Press in America M. Starkman 851
Index of Personalities   869
Index to Places Mentioned   891


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