Wolozin; the Book of the City
and of the Etz Hayyim Yeshiva

(Belarus)

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Translation of
Wolozyn; sefer shel ha-ir-shel yeshivat “Ets Hayim”

Edited by: E. Leoni

Published in Tel-Aviv, 1970




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Acknowledgments

Translator

Moshe Porat z”l

 

This is a translation from: Wolozyn; sefer shel ha-ir-shel yeshivat “Ets Hayim”;
Wolozin; the book of the city and of the Etz Hayyim Yeshiva.
Ed. E. Leoni. Tel-Aviv, former residents of Wolozin in Israel and the USA, 1970 (H,Y,E)


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Part one – YESHIVA “ ETZ HAYIM”
Introductions 2
1 Volozhyn Rabbi Yehuda Unterman 3
2 The Power of Volozhyn Rabbi Tsvi Neriya 7
3 The Book of Volozhyn Eliezer Leoni (Ben David) 11
The History of the town & the Yeshiva “Ets Hayim” 17
4 The History of Volozhyn Kehila (congregation) Eliezer Leoni 19
4.01 The Volozhin Jewish Community Origins Eliezer Leoni 19
4.02 Reb Hayim Volozhyner-Great Teacher & Educator Eliezer Leoni 23
4.03 The Volozhyn part of BIALIK's Poetry Eliezer Leoni 31
4.04 Hashaagass Arye (The Lions Roar) – Volozhin's spiritual father Eliezer Leoni 35
4.05 Rabbi “Zalmele” - Rabbi Hayim's brother Eliezer Leoni 39
4.06 The DAYAN (judge), R' Shimon Rordenski Eliezer Leoni 46
4.07 R' Aron Bunimovitz & the storm in Volozhyn community Eliezer Leoni 48
4.08 Volozhyn prodigious scholars Eliezer Leoni 51
4.09 Zalman Minkovski - the prodigious Eliezer Leoni 52
4.10 R' Eliyahu Naydvill, R' Zalmele's great grand son Eliezer Leoni 53
4.11 R' Shlomo Dovid Dinkin-the MASHGIAH (supervisor) Eliezer Leoni 53
4.12 Reb Hayim's contribution to establish a settlement of “Misnagdim” in the Land of Israel Eliezer Leoni 54
4.13 Hibat Zion - Starting point of the Zionist Movement in Volozhin Eliezer Leoni 56
4.14 The Volozhyn Jews economic, social & cultural situation Eliezer Leoni 59
5 Origins for the Jews history in Volozhyn Eliezer Leoni 66
The History of Yeshiva “Etz Hayim” & its leaders Eliezer Leoni 75
6 Rabbi Hayim Volozhiner Eliezer Leoni 77
6.1 Rabbi Hayim's annals Eliezer Leoni 77
6.2 Rabbi Hayim & his Teacher R' Eliyahu the genius from Vilna Eliezer Leoni 79
6.3 The Yeshiva in its first days Eliezer Leoni 82
6.4 The value of Torah Study Eliezer Leoni 88
6.5 R' Hayim as Yeshiva Head and great Educator Eliezer Leoni 90
6.6 Rabbi Hayims moral personality & wisdom Eliezer Leoni 93
6.7 Rabbi Hayim's demise Eliezer Leoni 95
6.8 The text engraved on Rabbi Haym's tomb Eliezer Leoni 95
6.9 R' Davids from Novaridok funeral oration over R' Hayims grave Eliezer Leoni 97
7 R' Itsele's & his son in law R' Eliezer Itshok Freed's Period Eliezer Leoni 99
7.1 R' Itsele's personality, his cleverness and sharpness Eliezer Leoni 99
7.2 Dr. Max Liliental, his expedition to Volozhyn Eliezer Leoni 103
7.3 R' Itsele, his journey to the Rabbinic session in Petersburg Eliezer Leoni 105
7.4 Rabbi Eliezer Freed Eliezer Leoni 108
7.5 The text on R' Eliezer Itshok Freed's memorial in Vol. Eliezer Leoni 111
8 The Naziv R' Yosef Dov & R'Haym Soloveytshik's Period Eliezer Leoni 112
8.01 Hanatziv (Harav Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin) - history Eliezer Leoni 112
8.02 Renovation of the Yeshiva Eliezer Leoni 114
8.03 HaNatziv's wonderful devotion to the Yeshive students Eliezer Leoni 116
8.04 The Order of Studies Eliezer Leoni 119
8.05 The Secret Societies “Nes Ziyona” and “Netsakh Isroel” Eliezer Leoni 120
8.06 The Pilpul dispute between Hanaziv and Rabbi Yosef Ber Soloveytshik Eliezer Leoni 124
8.07 The ignoble dilation on the Naziv Eliezer Leoni 127
8.08 Rabbi Yehoshua Heshl Levin's rebellion Eliezer Leoni 128
8.09 Hanaziv's moral elevation and educational model Eliezer Leoni 129
8.10 The big uprising at the yeshiva Eliezer Leoni 131
8.11 HaNatziv is heartly sorry Eliezer Leoni 133
8.12 The summit years of the Volozhyn Yeshiva Eliezer Leoni 134
8.13 The persecutions of the Yeshiva and the minister's decree Eliezer Leoni 135
8.14 The Yeshiva Closure – “The Destruction of the Third Temple” Eliezer Leoni 138
8.15 Midnight mourning beside the Yeshiva Eliezer Leoni 140
8.16 HaNatziv's death and the shocking funeral orations Eliezer Leoni 142
9 R' Refoel Shapiro's Period Eliezer Leoni 145
10 The Volozhyn Genealogy Chain Eliezer Leoni 152
11 Among the Great “Ets Hayim” Yeshiva disciples Eliezer Leoni 160
11.1 Rabbis and Yeshiva leaders Eliezer Leoni 160
11.2 Poets, Writers and public figures Eliezer Leoni 166
12 Origins for the history of Volozhyn “ets Hayim” Yeshiva Eliezer Leoni 169
12.1 Writings On “ets Hayim” yeshiva and its leaders Eliezer Leoni 169
12.2 Daily press Eliezer Leoni 173
13 The Rabinnic School in Volozhyn Rabbi Shimon Langbert 188
14 The Yeshiva during Rabbi Refoel Shapiro period Dr. Hirsh Leyb Gordon 197
The Volozhyn Scholars 202
15 The three Tora pillars in Volozhyn Eliezer Leoni 205
15.1 Rabbi Yosef Dov Halevi Soloveytshik Eliezer Leoni 205
15.2 Rabbi Hayim Soloveytshik Eliezer Leoni 209
15.3 Rabbi Hayim Berlin Eliezer Leoni 215
16 Hagaon R' Hilel Freed Haykl Lunski 221
17 Hagaon R' Refoel Shapiro Itshok Reevkind 224
18 Harav Moshe Shmuel Shapiro Shimon Zak 230
19 Harav Meir Bar-Ilan (Berlin)- “The noble of Volozhyn house” Shimon Zak 233
20 Harav Shmuel Avigdor Derechinski's House Yona Ben-Sason-Derechinski 238
20.1 In the Cedar shadow of the Volozhyn Rabonim House Yona Ben-Sason-Derechinski 238
20.2 The Volzhyn Rabonim House remnants Yona Ben-Sason-Derechinski 239
20.3 My Father Harav Avigdor Shmuel Derechinski Yona Ben-Sason-Derechinski 239
20.4 The Rabanit Freydele Derechinski, born Freed Yona Ben-Sason-Derechinski 242
20.5 Moshe Zalman Ben-Sasson - Luntz Yona Ben-Sason-Derechinski 243
21 Savants Conversations Eliezer Leoni 246
22 The Volozhyn graduates - tradition followers Eliezer Leoni 277
22.01 The Editor-writer's foreword Eliezer Leoni 277
22.02 Mordehay Eliyashberg- Publicist Eliezer Leoni 278
22.03 Moshe Mordhay Epstein Eliezer Leoni 281
22.04 Yehuda Leyb Don-Yihya Eliezer Leoni 284
22.05 Alter Droyanov-Writer, “Book of Jewish Jokes” author Eliezer Leoni 285
22.06 Klonimus Zev Visotski Eliezer Leoni 288
22.07 Leyb Yaffe - national poet Eliezer Leoni 289
22.08 Mordhay Gimpel Yaffe - among Ekron settlement founders (1883) Eliezer Leoni 292
22.09 Shmuel Mohaliver - among Ekron settlement founders (1883) Eliezer Leoni 294
22.10 Essar Zalman Meltzer Eliezer Leoni 298
22.11 Mordehay Nahmani - among Rehovot settlement founders (1902) Eliezer Leoni 300
22.12 Itshak Nisenboym - “nezah Isroel' society's Chairman (1892-94) Eliezer Leoni 301
22.13 Yosef Zundl Salant - ascended Jerusalem ((1837) Eliezer Leoni 302
22.14 Shmuel Salant Eliezer Leoni 303
22.15 Avraham Itskhok Hakohen Kook - Jerusalem Yeshiva “beyt Harav” founder Eliezer Leoni 305
22.16 Itshak Ryvkind-Volozhyn Yeshiva's history investigator Eliezer Leoni 307
22.17 Itshak Yaakov Rayness-Founder off the “Mizrahi” Movement Eliezer Leoni 310
22.18 Origins for the above Graduates chapter Eliezer Leoni 312
Part two - VOLOZHYN the SHTETL 316
23 A bundle of memories - before the First World War (Yiddish) Osher Malkin 317
23.01 Volozhyn Topography Osher Malkin 317
23.02 Volozhyn Economics -parnosses Osher Malkin 318
23.03 Post and telephone in Volozhyn Osher Malkin 321
23.04 Volozhyn barbers Osher Malkin 321
23.05 Charity Osher Malkin 322
23.06 Shuker's “private” Zionist organization Osher Malkin 323
23.07 Revolutionary circles in Volozhyn Osher Malkin 323
23.08 Melamdim, learning institutions and theater Osher Malkin 323
23.09 Reb Refoel der Goen ( Rabbi Rafael the genius) Osher Malkin 326
23.10 The Perelman Family Osher Malkin 327
23.11 Ore Polak Osher Malkin 329
23.12 Childhood and boyhood happy years Osher Malkin 329
24 Inside Volozhyn - before the First World War Avraham Halevi 330
24.1 The yarmolke (The cap) Avraham Halevi 330
24.2 Volozhyn Economics -parnosses Avraham Halevi 330
24.3 The dispute on the secular school creation Avraham Halevi 331
24.4 My last hostelry in Volozhyn Avraham Halevi 331
25 The Yeshiva & Town at R' Refoel's period Aron Zvi Dudman-Duday 332
26 A look backward Ihuda-Hayim Kotler 333
27 The first flour-Mill, Electricity production & cinema in Volozhyn Michael Vand Polak 336
28 Estate possessors in Volozhyn Meir Shif 338
29 Bread and Tora in Volozhyn Hayim Zvi Potashnik 340
30 Market days in Volozhyn Israel Levinson 342
31 Volozhin during the First World War Reuven Rogovin 343
31.01 Yeshive boys Sophistication talks Reuven Rogovin 344
31.02 The Economic situation in Volozhin Reuven Rogovin 345
31.03 The war did not conducted accordingly to Vol Strategically Predictions Reuven Rogovin 347
31.04 Flow refugees in Volozhyn Reuven Rogovin 349
31.05 A terrible event in Volozhyn Reuven Rogovin 350
31.06 At the Bolsheviks regime (during the revolution) Reuven Rogovin 351
31.07 Self defense Reuven Rogovin 353
31.08 Fire Brigade Reuven Rogovin 355
31.09 The community committee Reuven Rogovin 357
31.10 Founding the Jewish bank Reuven Rogovin 359
31.11 A Niekrasov story in Volozhyn Arrest of an no guilty Reuven Rogovin 361
32 Volozhyn at the end of World War One Sara Perski (Meltzer) 364
33 Volozhin Memories Shoshana Nishri – Berkovich 365
34 Recall the memory of Volozhyn Pesah Berman 370
34.01 The Volozhyn legend Pesah Berman 370
34.02 Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro and sinhat beyt hshoeva in the yeshive Pesah Berman 370
34.03 Bundles-bundles of scholars Pesah Berman 371
34.04 The sundial and the yeshive reparation Pesah Berman 372
34.05 Harav Yaakov Shapiro's house, his death and funeral Pesah Berman 372
34.06 The Volozhyn youth and educators Pesah Berman 374
34.07 Zionist movements and Eretz Isroel love Pesah Berman 375
34.08 Purim and Pesah in Volozhyn Pesah Berman 376
34.09 The food we used to eat in Volozhyn Pesah Berman 377
34.10 Bread winning in Volozhyn Pesah Berman 377
34.11 Mutual help in Volozhyn Pesah Berman 379
34.12 Pleasantry Pesah Berman 380
35 Volozhinka – the town stream Yakov Kagan 381
36 Zabrezhe Moshe Eliyashkevitch 382
37 Mijeyki (hamlet) Barukh Tsivony (Farberman) 385
38 Yuzefpol Estate Benyamin Kutshovski 386
39 Volozhyn stories Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 388
39.1 Complaint of a Jews hater in Volozhyn Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 388
39.2 A story about a Naziv disciple and a rustic Jew Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 388
39.3 The house shall be respected with a besom Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 388
39.4 A Volozhyn subverter Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 389
39.5 Why the Jews do not own a state Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 389
39.6 Din Tora judgement in Volozhyn Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 390
39.7 Volozhyn version Austerity Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 390
The Zionist movement 392
40 Tseyirey Zion (Zion's Youngsters) in Volozhin Shlomo Bunimovits+Z Rogovin 393
41 The “Hakhaluts” (Pioneer) in Volozhin Group of pioneers 396
42 Hahshara (training) of Pioneers in Yuzefpol Lea Nahshon (Shif) 405
43 The Hakhshara group of the “Hakhaluts Hamizrakhi” Ariye Haruts 405
44 Beytar in Volozhyn Group of Beytar members 410
45 “Shomer Hatsayir” Hakhshara in Volozhin Rachel Knaani (Berman) 422
46 Keren Kayemet Leisrael (KKL) in Volozhyn Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 425
Education & Art 430
47 The Hebrew Tarbut School Group of graduates 431
48 Culture war in Volozhyn Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 440
49 The Volozhin Kindergarten Miryam Levitan (Rosbberg) 443
50 The library Fruma Guzman (Yuzefovitz) 445
51 Religious education in the thirties Menahem Mendl Potashnik 446
51.1 The great synagogue Menahem Mendl Potashnik 446
51.2 The “Klayzl” Menahem Mendl Potashnik 447
51.3 “Tiferert Bahurim” (The best guys) society Menahem Mendl Potashnik 449
51.4 “Beyt Yaakov” - Religious school for girls Menahem Mendl Potashnik 449
51.5 The Yeshive schools Committee Menahem Mendl Potashnik 451
51.6 The daily Guemorra page Menahem Mendl Potashnik 451
52 Polish schools in Volozhyn Miryam Levitan (Rosbberg) 451
52.1 Primary school “Povshehna” in the thirties Miryam Levitan (Rosbberg) 451
52.2 The commercial high school Miryam Levitan (Rosbberg) 452
52.3 “The Sale of Yossef” show Reuven Rogovin 454
Figures & types 463
53 Emissaries, Rabbis & Shohat's   464
53.1 The Volozhyn “Shadar's” - Rabbi's emissaries Eliezer Leoni 465
53.2 Harav Zvi Namiot “Der Sheliver” Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 470
53.3 Harav Shmuel Freed Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 471
53.4 My father, Harav Yehoshua Hakohen Kaplan R' Meir Hakohen Kaplan 472
53.5 The Volozhyn “Shoyhets” before World War 2 Moshe Eliyashkevitsh 473
54 Rabbi's wives (“Rebetsn”)    
54.1 Feyga Unterman, Rabbi Unterman's wife R' Israel Shapiro 474
54.2 Rayne Bashe Berlin, HaNaziv's First Wife R' Baruh Hlevi Epsteyn 475
54.3 Batiya Miryam Berlin, born Epstein, the spouse of Hanaziv, Meyir Bar-Elan's mother By Meyir Berlin 476
54.4 My Grand Mother Miryam Tova Berlin - Papish 479
Teachers & Melamed's 480
55 Reb Bezalel der Melamed & his heyder Rachel Rogovin (Rubinsteyn) 482
56 Our Melamdim Reuven Rogovin 483
56.1 Reb Moyshe Fayve the Melamed Reuven Rogovin 483
56.2 Reb Kalb the Melamed Reuven Rogovin 484
56.3 The Melamed and Teacher, Rabbi Avraham Gorellick Reuven Rogovin 484
57 My father, Reb Moyshe Shloyme Volkovitz the Melamed Mendl Volkovitz 485
58 Yakov Lifshits, The Tarbut school manager and teacher Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 486
59 Noah Perski the teacher Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 487
60 The teacher Reb Eliyahu Shvarzberg One of his disciples 488
Public Activists 490
61 Avrom Berkovitsh Fruma Zitrin (Rogovin) 490
62 Yaakov (Yani) Garber Lea Baksht (Faygenboym) 492
63 Reb Isroel Lunin Shulamit Golovenchitz-Berger 493
64 My Grandfather Reb Menahem Mendl Potashnik Hayim Ashlagi 495
65 Abraham Tsart the Physician Shoshana Nishri (Berkovitz) 496
66.1 His personality and deeds Shoshana Nishri (Berkovitz) 496
66.2 Memories related with Avrom Zart & his family Shoshana Nishri (Berkovitz) 497
67 Shneur Kivilevitsh Reuven Rogovin 498
68 Grand Father Rabbi Aharon Rapoport Miryam Levitan (Rosenberg) 500
Folksy persons 501
69 Reb Avrom “Asher Yozer” Yaakov Kagan 501
70 Rabbi Moshe Eliyahu Bunimovitsh Rabbi Dov-Natan Brinker 502
71 Rabbi Shlomo Hosid (R' Shlomo Shepsnvol) David Kohen 505
72 Figures I knew Reuven Rogovin 506
72.1 Eyzer Der Raznoshtshik (postman) Reuven Rogovin 506
72.2 Reb Hayim der Shnayder (the tailor) Reuven Rogovin 507
72.3 Reb Itshe der Balegole (coachman) Reuven Rogovin 508
73 Reb Avrom Hayim Marshak Israel Ben Nahum (Goloventtsitz) 510
74 The GrandMa Rohe Reyze Israel Ben Nahum (Goloventtsitz) 511
75 Ptsholke - the boarding house owner A. Litvin 513
76 Dov Ber Kaplan Yehuda Hayim Kotlar 515
77 The Buisness without foundation story Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 517
78 Mere Shnayder - “Merke Ele's” Dina & Lea Faygenboym 519
79 We shall remember them… Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 520
79.1 R' Shlomo Brudno & his wife Pesie-Reyzl Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 520
79.2 R' Ishayahu Kahanovitsh Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 521
79.3 R' Avraham Horvitz Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 522
79.4 R' Yakov Tabahovitsh Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 522
79.5 R' Dov Potashnik Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 522
79.6 The midwife Tsviya Zart Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 523
79.7 R' Dovid Itshok Kabtorovitsh Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 523
79.8 R' Sholom Leyb Rubinshteyn Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 524
79.9 R' Yakov Shmuel Ruhamkin Benyamin Shapir (Shishko) 524
80 Before the Shoa - Volozhyn in the Shoa shadow Bela Saliternik (Kramnik) 525
The Soviet regime Period 527
81 Under the Soviet regime Rachel & Reuven Rogovin 529
82 Volozhyn Under the Soviet regime Mendl Goldshmit 532
83 During the Soviet rule in Volozhyn Pnina Hayat (Potashnik) 533
  The Russians Are Coming M. Perlman  
S H O A 534
84 The destruction of Volozhyn (YIDDISH) Yosef Shvarzberg 535
85 “The German thunder” - from Heinrich Heine The Editor 541
86 The Volozhyn ruin Mendl Volkovitsh 542
87 Atrocities at the Volozhin Jews extermination Hesl Perski 546
88 The big “shehite” (butchery) (YIDDISH) Mendl Volkovitsh 548
89 What I have seen with my eyes Pnina Hayat (Potashnik) 550
89.1 The first and second “Actions” Pnina Hayat (Potashnik) 550
89.2 The evasion from Vol' Ghetto to Kaldiki village Pnina Hayat (Potashnik) 551
89.3 The noble paysan Kovalski saving the Jewish girls Pnina Hayat (Potashnik) 552
90 Pages about the Volozhin Holocaust Fruma Lifshits (Gapanovitsh) 554
91 A girl's memoirs on the Shoa Sonia Puter (Perski) 561
92 A ballad about Shneur Kivilevitsh (YIDDISH) Mendl Volkovitsh 562
93 In the Ghetto and in the forced labor camps Luba Volkovitsh (Girkus) 569
94 Franz Karl Hess - The Volozhyn hangman From Soviet trial-Minsk 1946 576
94.1 The judges, prosecutors & accused From Soviet trial-Minsk 1946 576
94.2 Hess's participation in Volozhyn mass slaughter May 42 From Soviet trial-Minsk 1946 577
94.3 The verdict and its application From Soviet trial-Minsk 1946 579
95 In the Volozhin Ghetto and in revenge actions Yaakov Kagan 580
96 Nissan Perski's death Simhe Rogovin 583
97 On the suffering route Mendl Volkovitsh 584
98 Wandering and struggling Rachel & Reuven Rogovin 586
99 My life as partisan Hesl Perski 588
100 Partisans - Volozhiners who died in battle Hesl Perski 589
100.1 Yishayahu Bernsteyn Hessl Perski 589
100.2 Miryam Goloventshits Hessl Perski 590
100.3 Tsvi (Hirshl) Lunin Hessl Perski 590
100.4 Yosef Sklut Hessl Perski 591
100.5 Mordekhay Kaganovitsh Hessl Perski 591
101 Our post war visiting Volozhin Rachel & Reuven Rogovin 592
102 Volozhin as I saw it in 1945 Moshe Eliyashkevitsh 593
103 Izkor (remember) - The flames Sara Shlomovitsh (Rapoport) 594
104 Calendar dates of World War Two Eliezer Leoni 596
105 Calendar Dates of the Volozhyn Shoah Eliezer Leoni 599
103.1 The Germans entrance in Volozhyn-25/06/1941 Eliezer Leoni 599
103.2 Establishment of the Ghetto - August 1941 Eliezer Leoni 599
103.3 The first Mass Slaughter - 28/10/1941 Eliezer Leoni 599
103.4 The second Mass Slaughter - 10/05/1942 Eliezer Leoni 599
103.5 The third Mass Slaughter - 29/8/1942 Eliezer Leoni 599
103.6 Liberation of Volozhyn by the Soviet army - 6/07/1944 Moshe Porat 599
103.7 The Hanging of Franz Karl Hess 30/01/1946 Eliezer Leoni 599
Izkor - Remember 601
104 And those are the holy and pure names of the Volozhyn born Eliezer Leoni 603
105 Dear Mother - (YIDDISH) Yehuda Hayim Kotlar 604
106 Volozhyn - Martyrs (1275 names) Editorial team 605
From Generation to Generation and to Eternity 617
107 Bar Elan University & it's President prof. Pinhas Hurgin Eliezer Leoni 619
108 The kibbutz “Ein HANAZIV” Eli Avisar 624
109 Israel Rogozin Itshak Yakobi 628
110 History of the Irgun Yotsey Volozhyn in Israel (IYVI) Eliezer Leoni 630
110.01 The first knowledge about the Volozhyn Shoah Eliezer Leoni 630
110.02 The reception of brothers & sisters from Volozhyn Eliezer Leoni 631
110.03 The establishment of a charity fund Eliezer Leoni 633
110.04 Bringing books from the Yeshiva Book Treasure to Israel Eliezer Leoni 634
110.05 Yearly Memorial services of the Volozhyn congregation Eliezer Leoni 635
110.06 The IYVI integration in the “SHOAH Cellar” memorial Services Eliezer Leoni 649
110.07 A memorial plaque in the Jerusalem “Shoah Cellar” Eliezer Leoni 652
110.08 The Volozhyn literary commemoration Eliezer Leoni 656
110.09 The USA Izkor book committee Eliezer Leoni 660
110.10 And You Shall Love Volozhyn Eliezer Leoni 635
111 The fallen Volozhyn sons at the Independence War Editorial team 664
111.1 Benyamin Perah - Ind. War Editorial team 664
111.2 Hayim Perski- Ind. War Editorial team 665
111.3 Eliezer Rogovin - partisan, decorated as USSR Hero-Ind. War Editorial team 666
111.4 Eytan Malkin - Yom Kippur war (not included in the book) Editorial team 666
112 To Eliezer Rogovin's memory (Yiddish) Yaffa Abramovitsh 667
113 Volozhyners in America - In Eng: Page 15 (Left side of the book) Dr. Avraham Yoblons 669
113.1 Prologue - in English: Page 15 Dr. Avraham Yoblons 669
113.2 Acknowledgements - In Eng: Page 15 Dr. Avraham Yoblons 669
113.3 Introductions - In Eng: Page 16 Dr. Avraham Yoblons 669
113.4 Commeration - In Eng: Page 17 Dr. Avraham Yoblons 671
113.5 American Committee - In Eng: Page 25 Dr. Avraham Yoblons 677
114 Editor Thanking the helping team Eliezer Leoni 679
115 The Destruction of Volozhyn (English-p. 30 , Book's left side) Mendl Volkovitsh 685
116 I remember Volozhyn (English-p.26 , Book's left side) Irving Bunim 689
Pictures of Volozhyners killed in Shoah attachment 702
117 Volozhyners dead after the war in Israel, America, Volozhyn attachment 728
118 Table of contents (in Hebrew) Editorial team 743
119 END 747

Supplementary material
120 Volozhin at the end of the 20th century:
120.01 Volozhin 2000 - Map, legend, description
120.02 Ets Hayim Yeshiva - Kulinaria, Memorial plaque. Photos, description
120.03 First mass slaughter Memorial (Sport Stadium) - Photos, description
120.04 Second mass slaughter Memorial (2000 victims) - Photos, description
120.05 Third mass slaughter Memorial (Volozhinka Stream Bed) - Photos, description
120.06 The Ancient Cemetery - Schema, Legend (Yr. 2000)
120.07 The Ancient Cemetery - Sheep Pasture field - Photo's (Yr. 1988)
120.08 Volozhiners at the tombstones, photos (Yr. 1998)
120.09 Old tombstones-Gitl Bunimovitsh, Tsart, Sonia Perski -(1998 & 1988 photos)
120.10 Victims mass graves on the cemetery (1988 & 1998 photos)
120.11 Cemetery Memorials to the Volozhin congregation and to Rabbi Hayim Volozhiner
121 Volozhin Martyrs Memorial in Tel Aviv, Photos & Story (1980) 
122 Babushka Khaya's letter
123 Red Cross activity
124 Our Parents' Saw & Grist Mills - By M. Perlman
125 Volozhin Memorial inauguration, 1980
126 Jews who lived in predominantly gentile hamlets neighboring Volozhin
127 How did I survive - By Leyzer Meltser
128 The Zionist Movement
129 A look at the country's history
130 Childhood In Volozhin
130 List of martyrs in Cyrillic [From Volozhyn - Martyrs (1275 names)]


See also Memory to Volozhin Region


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