Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town…
(Jarosław, Poland)

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Translation of
Sefer Yaroslav: gal-'ed le-zekher 'irenu…

Edited by: Yitzhak Alperowitz

Published in Tel Aviv 1978



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This is a translation from: Sefer Yaroslav: gal-'ed le-zekher 'irenu… (Jaroslaw book: a memorial to our town...),
Editors: Yitzhak Alperowitz, Jaroslaw Society in Israel, Tel Aviv 1978 (H, Y, E 399 pages).

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(All articles are in Hebrew, except those marked with an asterisk *, which are in Yiddish)

Foreword   12
A Message From the Societies   14
 
Jaroslav Down the Generations
The Beginnings of Jewish Settlement in Jarosław Rabbi Moshe Steinberg 19
The Independent Community and its Rabbis Rabbi Moshe Steinberg 26
The Jaroslav Hevra Kadisha Rabbi Moshe Steinberg 41
The Syond of Four Lands Rabbi Moshe Steinberg 43
History of the Jews in Jaroslav Rabbi Moshe Steinberg 51
Jaroslav and Its History* Mundek Hebenstreit 76
The City of Jaroslav and Its History* Mundek Hebenstreit 81
Excerpt from a Polish newspaper in Jaroslav, 1946   89
 
Zionist Parties and Youth Movements
The beginnings of the Zionist Movements in Jarosław Moshe Kalchheim 93
Zionist Activities in Jarosław During the 1920's Asher Graf 99
“WIZO” Mrs. H. Halberstam 103
The “Mizraḥi” Movement in Jarosław Moishe`leh Kalchheim, Jerusalem 105
The “Mizrachi” Organization in Jaroslaw Between the Two World Wars* Shmuel Schleider 109
“Hashomer Hatza'ir” - the Zionist Youth Movement Binjamin Gevishi (Yumek Feldmaus) 112
“He-Ḥalutz Hatza'ir” Leon Fast 124
The Hebrew Youth Society “Akiva” in Jarosław Moshe Kalchheim 128
The “Akiva” Movement in Jarosław Ben-Zion Krieger 134
The “Zionist Youth” Movement in Jarosław Ephraim (Philip) Baumgarten 140
Betar Dov Narzisenfeld 143
Jewish Academic Youth in Jarosław Maximilian Meister 146
 
Education and Culture Institutions
The “Yad Harutzim” Hall Moshe Kalchheim 153
On the Schools I Studied in and the Teachers Dov (Barak) Fruchtman 157
The “Yavneh” School Dov (Barak) Fruchtman 161
The “Tarbut ” Library Dov (Berek) Fruchtman 163
The cheders and the Teachers Moshe Kalchheim 165
The cheders and the Teachers* Moshe Kalchheim 168
Supporters of the Military* Shmuel Schleider 173
 
Religious Life
The Synagogues Moshe Kalchheim 177
The Synagogues* Moshe Kalchheim 186
My Grandfather's Synagogue Moshe Meizler 198
The “Agudat Israel” [religious] Organizations Boruch Kalcheim 200
 
Ways of Life, Experiences, Recollections
Jews and Poles in Jaroslaw And Their Relationship in the Years 1918-1945 Mundek Hebenstreit 205
Jews and Poles in Jaroslaw And Their Relationship in the Years 1918-1945 Mundek Hebenstreit 215
The Town Wherein I was Nourished by Zionism Attorney Moshe Aridor (Weihenmayer) 227
With Jaroslav Jewry Yeshayahu Rabinowitz 230
With Jaroslav Jewry* Yeshayahu Rabinowitz 237
Jaroslav As I Knew It* Dr. Yitzhak Schwarzbart 246
Zionist Jaroslav Dr. Yitzhak Schwarzbart 248
Purim in Town* Moshe Kalchheim 249
Jewish Sports in Jaroslav Mundek Hebenstreit 253
Recollection of My Town David Isman 261
The “Incident ” at the Opening of the Wiata Tragowa Town Market Pinhas Wintgreen 264
Music and Entertainment Erma Zilberman 265
 
Holocaust and Heroism
Poem on the Murdered Jewish People* Yitzhak Katzenelson 270
Our Town is in Flames Mordechai Gebirtig 274
Expulsion from Jaroslav to the Siberian Forests Moshe Katz 275
In Memoriam Alexander Silberman 280
In the Struggle Against the Nazis Mundek Hebenstreit 281
Exit From the Ghetto Moshe Kalchheim 284
 
Personalities and Characters
Rabbi Moshe Halevi Steinberg of Kiryat Yam Rabbi Moshe Halevi Steinberg, OBM 300
My Father, Dr. Yitzhak Rabinowitz Arye Rabinowitz 302
Author Isaac Shaltiel Garber   303
Steinbuch Moshe'l Kalchheim (Jerusalem) 303
R. Shimon Spiegel Moshe Kalchheim 304
Chelimer the Teacher Moshe Kalchheim 306
R. David Rapp, Jaroslav Shochet Uvodek Moshe'l Kalchheim 307
R. Sender Amster Moshe Kalchheim* 309
Dr. Moshe (Mauricy) Rager: Life and Public Service Ziva Korn (Rager) 313
Aharon Gerblich Yaacov Gerblich 314
Shayeh Lang Moshe Kalchheim 315
Berko Winter Moshe Kalchheim 316
Yanek Kustman in “Hechalutz “ Shoshana Kustman 317
Ziggy Dubshitz Moshe Kalchheim 319
Yaacov Moshe Gilead-Glatt Yoel Gilead (Glatt) 320
Imek Rushwald Haya Ziegel 322
Dulek Altshuler and His Resorts Ziva Korn (Rager) 323
 
Jaroslav Townspeople Societies in Israel
Jaroslav Townspeople Society of Tel-Aviv and Enivrons   325
Jaroslav Townspeople Society, Haifa   329
Memorial Pages   333
Those We Remember   336
Yizkor   372
 
English
 
Preface The Editorial Board 7
Introduction The Committee of the Jaroslav 8
From the Editorial Board   12
Jaroslav: Its History and Jewish Community Yitzhak Alperowitz 14

 



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