The Jewish Cemetery of Tomaszow Mazowiecki

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Edited by Benjamin Yaari - (Wald)

Published by the Israeli Organization of the ex- Residents of Tomaszow, Tel Aviv 1996


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In Eternal Memoriam
15000 Jews of Our Hometown Tomaszow Mazowiecki, were Murdered by the
Germans in Treblinka, days 31.X. - 1.XI.1942

This stone shall be a witness unto us... (Joshua: 24; 27)

Table of Contents




Preface Prof. Michael Sela 3
Editorial Comments Benjamin Yaari 5
Notes and Explanations The Editor 8
The Journey to Tomaszow Szlomo Birenstok 10
A Polish Town and its Jewish Cemetery Dr. Beate Kosmala 12
The History of the Jews of Tomaszow Moshe Feinkind 15
Traces of the Polish Resistance in the Cemetery Yakow Steinman 16
Headstones Which Tell Stories Miriam Gumpel 17
The List of Headstones - The Matzevot   25
Texts on Some of the Headstones    107
Map of the Cemetery   110
Pictures from the Ghetto Times   111
To Benjamin... Urszula Trocha 115

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