A monument to the Jews of Nagybanya, Nagysomkut,
Felsobanya, Kapolnok Monostor and vicinity
(Baia Mare, Romania)

47°40' / 23°35'

Translation of
Gal-'ed le-yahadut Nagy Banya, Nagysomkut, Felsobanya,
Kapolnok Monostor veha-sevivah

Editor: Ichak Joszef Kohen

Published in Tel Aviv 1996


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Acknowledgments

 


This is a translation of: Gal-'ed le-yahadut Nagy Banya, Nagysomkut, Felsobanya, Kapolnok Monostor veha-sevivah
(A monument to the Jews of Nagybanya, Nagysomkut, Felsobanya, Kapolnok Monostor and vicinity),
Editor: Ichak Joszef Kohen, Organization of Former Inhabitants of Baia-Mare (Nagybanya) in Israel,
Published: Tel Aviv 1996 (H, Hu, E 591 pages)

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


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Translated by Yocheved Klausner

 

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From the Editor R'Yitzhak Yosef Cohen 7
Foreword Zvi Miron (Moscowitz) 9
The town Nagy Bánya (Baia Mare)   11
The Nagy Bánya community   17
The Jewish life until the end of the 19th century   23
The community and its institutions from the beginning of the 20th century until the Holocaust   31
Eulogy for the rabbi of Nagy Bánya   42
Zionist activity   45
The economic life   49
The community of Nagy Somkút   55
The community of Felsõ Bánya   63
The community of Kápolnok Monostor   65
The villages in the neighborhood   68
The Holocaust   71
    Labor groups   75
    Nagy Bánya, center of mobilization   76
    Colonel Imre Ravitzki   78
    The ghetto and the deportation   83
Nagy Bánya without Jews   89
Documents from the Eichman trial   93
Personal memories from the Holocaust   105
After the Holocaust   165
Activity of the Organization in Israel   167
Yad Vashem   171
The Memorial Tombstones (Kápolnok Monostor, Felsõ Bánya, Nagy Somkút, Nagy Bánya)   279-415

 


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