Tarnopol Volume
(Ternopil, Ukraine)

49°33' / 25°35'

Translation of
Tarnopol

Edited by: Dr. Ph. Korngruen

Published in Jerusalem 1955


Acknowledgments

Project Coordinator

Moshe Kutten

 

Our thanks to Sondra Ettlinger for extracting the pictures
from the original book, enabling their addition to the project.

 

This is a translation from: Tarnopol (Tarnopol Volume),
ed. Dr. Ph. Korngruen, The Encyclopaedia of the Jewish Diaspora, Published in Jerusalem 1955 (474 cols, H,Y,E)


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Initial pages
 
Historical Chapters
 
The History of the Jews in Ternopil Dr. N. M. Gelber 21
The History of the Zionist Movement in Ternopil Before the First World War Dr. Ph. Korngruen 109
Dr. Israel Waldman (A Biographic Note) 147
The “Young Zionism” in Austria Meir Khartiner 149
Memories from the period 1914-1919 Dr. Khaim Gilad (Shmeterling) 157
Ternopil During the First World War Sh Anski 163
From an Austrian to a Ukrainian Regime Ben-Tzion Pet 167
During the Ukrainian Regime Moshe Guliger 175
The Zionist Movement During the Years 1919-1939 Dr. Tzvi Parnas 181
 
Parties and Youth-Movements
 
Parties
The Zionist Labor Party “Hitakhdut” [“Union”] 213
“Poalie Tzion” [“Worker of Zion”] Tzvi Weisbersht, A. Avishur (Werber) 219
The Z. P. S [The Jewish Socialist Party], The “Bund” Arnold Himelberbandt & Israel Grinberg 221
“Ha’Mizrakhi” Tova Sandarhi (Dimend) 249
“Tif’eret Hadat” [“Beauty of Religion”] and “Agudat-Israel” Dr. Hillel Zeidman 227
 
Youth Movements
 
“HeKhalutz” [‘The Pioneer”] – Causing a Revolution among the Youth of Ternopil A. Mesh 229
“HaShomer HaTzair” [“The Young Guard”] Avraham Amernet 237
“HaNoar HaTzioni” [“The Zionist Youth”] A. Dolin 243
“Gordonia” Arye Avnon-Bronstein 247
“Histradrut HaNoar HaLomed” [“The Union of Young Students”] – “HaShakhar” [“The Dawn”] A. Dolin 249
“Histradrut HaNoar HaLomed [‘The Union of Young Students”] – “Kadima” [“Forward”] Khaim Harrari (Goldberg) 251
 
The Religious Life
 
The Rabbis of Ternopil
The Rabbis of Ternopil During the 18th and 19th Centuries Dr. Hillel Zeidman 261
R’ Yaakov Kapil z’tz”l Rabbi Zusia Lendman 267
Ternopil – A City of “Minkhat Kinukh” [“Offering of Education” Dr. Sh. B. Feldman 267
Haredi Jews in Ternopil Dr. Hillel Zeidman 271
 
The Synagogues in Ternopil
 
The Old Synagogue Engineer Zeev Porat (Oks) 275
Praying Houses and Batei Midrash Dr. Hillel Zeidman 277
Cantors and Cantorship M. Sh. Geshuri 281
 
Education and Cultural Institutions
 
Jewish Schools in Ternopil
“Tarbut” [“Culture”] School Mordekhai Deutsch 293
“Tarbut” Association and its Activities Nathan Ostran 297
The Kindergarten of “Tarbut” Masha Ostran 301
 
The Jewish Theater in Ternopil Dr. Moshe Fiyol 305
 
Wolfsthal Family
Wolfsthal Orchestra M. Sh. Geshuri 311
Khone Wolfstahl Karl Rethaus 313
 
Folklore Chapters
 
Mipi Ha’Am [From the People] A. Landfish 317
Dvarim BeShem Omram [Verbatim Quotation] M. Deutsch 319
LaKhupa! [To the Wedding Ceremony!] M. Hartiner 321
Ternopil Throughout the Year Avner Avnon-Bronstein 329
 
The Sports Clubs in Ternopil
 
The Athletic and Physical Culture Zionist Association – “Beitar” 341
The Sports Club “Yehuda” Dov Niman 341
 
Economy and Welfare
 
On the economical and social image of Ternopil Dr. Tzvi Parnas 349
 
Destruction and Holocaust
 
Yizkor Meir Hariner 377
Ternopil During the Second World War Avraham Oks 379
From the Depths… Slomia Luft (Oks) 401
My Experiences in Ternopil Ghetto Jannet Margolis 413
Common Grave of the Martyrs of Ternopil 427
 
Name Index 429
 
Note: The pictures of the old synagogue in the introductory pages and on page 381 are from the collection of pictures of Engineer Alexander Oks

 


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