The Jewish Vatican in Sadagora
Volume II

(Sadgora, Ukraine)

48°21' / 25°58'

Translation of Der Jüdische Vatikan in Sadagora, 1850-1950, Volume II

Loose pages from the diary of Mordechai Rubinstein (Ben-Saar)

Published by Olamenu, Tel Aviv 1958



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Jerome Silverbush z”l


This is a translation from: Der Jüdische Vatikan in Sadagora, 1850-1950, Volume II
The Jewish Vatican in Sadagora, 1850-1950,
Loose pages from the diary of Mordechai Rubinstein (Ben-Saar). Published by Olamenu, Tel Aviv 1958

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The Jewish Vatican in Sadagora

[Translator's note: by “Vatican,” the author refers to the dynasty of the Chassidic rabbis of Sadagora]

Volume II

Translated by Jerome Silverbush
Edited by Nick Martin

Ivon Duczak6
Shimale Bock10
The Fortune Teller13
Guardian of Shabbat17
Baron Mustatza and Mayer Sibale (1900)19
Adam's First Folly 23
Eternal Repetition28
World War: Invasion, Calendar and War Songs36
Goods and Blood For Our Kaiser48
Eternal Play 50
The Simple Grave 51
Later Fairytales I: Air Ships53
More Recent Fairytales II: World War56
Invasion Calendar from Czernowitz56
Approaching WWII: Early Fall57
A Storm in a Water Glass 58
Honoring Dr. Trajan Popovici65
Mortal Gods66
In Paradise Behind the Iron Curtain71
Driven out of Paradise78
Thoughts of a Self-Taught Author83
Picture of Mordechai (Bubi) Rubinstein85
Author's Notes on the Rest of Volume II86
Shir Hashirim86
Murder and the World's Conscience88
Little Tree of Israel89
Don't Forget90
Short Table of the Number of Jews Killed92
The Yellow Star (Emma Auslaender)93
We Are the Anvil (Dr. D. Zucker)95
Jewish Earth 96
My Testament98

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