Volomin; a Memorial
to the Jewish Community of Volomin
(Wołomin, Poland)

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Translation of
Sefer zikaron kehilat Wolomin

Editor: Shimon Kanc

Published in Tel Aviv 1971

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This is a translation of: Sefer zikaron kehilat Wolomin ( Volomin; a memorial to the Jewish community of Volomin),
Editor: Shimon Kanc, Wolomin Society, Published: Tel Aviv 1971 (H,Y 600 pages)

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Translated by Yocheved Klausner

“And you shall tell your son,” El Male Rahamim The Book Committee 5
“Remember what Amalek did to you” Shamay Boim 17
Yizkor - may God remember the souls of our martyrs [Y] Shmuel Zuker 21
On the threshold Shimon Kantz 23
History of the Town
The beginnings of the town Dr. Sara Mandelberg 35
The history of the town [Y] Shimon Kantz 37
My life in Wolomin [Y] Yakov Sigalov 52
Jewish Education
The melamdim, the cheder and the Bet Midrash K. Shimoni 95
My Melamdim [teachers] [Y] Israel Levita 99
Cheders, melamdim, Hassidism and Holidays [Y] Shamay Baum 102
A life of purity and holiness Sara Baum 138
My youth years in Wolomin Kalman Froiman 139
My melamdim [Y] Shmuel Zuker 141
The elementary school Tzipora Lewit-Grodzhitzki 146
My teacher [Y] Chaim Rubin
The Talmud-Tora, the elementary school, the Bet Yakov School [Y] Chaia Rubinstein 152
The most dilligent students I. A. Weinbrom 157
Parties and Organizations
Zionist activity Shelke Shamir-Grizhik 163
Golda Goldwasser - Hashomer Hatzair [Y] Zahava Weinbrom 168
The youth in the Zionist Movement Zev Nadvorni 170
Training Kalman Fruman 174
The first Zionist organization [Y] Shmuel Vinagara 178
The Zionist organization Hit'achdut [Y] I. A. Weinbrom 180
Gordonia [Y] Shmuel Zuker 186
From Wolomin to Tel Aviv [Y] Menachem Teiblum 190
Maccabi Shmuel Pirowitz 194
The Communist movement [Y] Malka Yellen-Grinberg 196
The Peretz Society [Y] Yakov Rosenblatt 200
Philantropic Societies [Y] Chaia Rubinstein 203
Only because we were Jews Henia Knopf 207
Figures and Way-of-Life
The Rabbi, Hot embers, Way-of-life, The Hevra Kadisha, The epidemic, R'Yoske Solsti, R'Yankel the baker's house Dr. Sara Mandelberg 211
Hospitality Zev Nadvorni 232
How we became Wsolomin citizens Arie Brisker 236
The Grodjetzki family Miriam feigenboim 238
My home Altke Grinspan-Tamari 242
The Tepper family Penina Tepper-Grossman 246
In the glow of our ancestors Malka Carmeli 250
My mother Alter Carmeli 252
Early days Zvi Silberstein 253
The Blessing after a meal Rachel 255
The Wolomin rabbi [Y] D. Wolominer 257
The Wolomin rabbi [Y] Chaia Rubinstein 265
Yechezkel Shames, R'Israel Feldsher [Y] Yosef Eisenberg 268
Slaughterers and Cantors 272
R'Israel-Mordechai the slaughterer Nathan Nungold 277
Our courtyard, Hospitality, Secret charity, Leshna Street, Sabbath-Eve in Shtetl, Between Mincha & Maariv in Bet Hamidrash [Y] Shmuel Zuker 282
My little town [Y] Israel Levita 293
Unforgettable events in our Shtetl [Y] Shimon Wishnievski 303
My father's great responsibility [Y] Yehoshua Eidelsohn 306
The Kaver family Ite Kaver 308
Moshe Kaver Shmuel Vinagara 314
Lights from the heart Mordechai Friedman 318
Our home [Y] Pesse Feige Wengraver & Esther Malka Steinberg 322
Our home [Y] Zahava Goldwasser-Weinbrom 328
The Nissenkron family [Y] Shmuel Nissenkron 333
The wedding in the cemetery [Y] Noah Schultz 335
Traditions [Y] Devora Gradjinski 337
Zlate [Y] Mirim Gradjinski 342
Jewish livelihoods [Y] Malkan Grinberg 344
Our home - a fortress of goodness [Y] Israel Manne 346
Working to sustain the orphan siblings Jennie Katz-Manne 348
Jewish young men in the heavy industry [Y] Yakov Rosenblatt 351
My home-town [Y] Helle Goldwasser 353
Noah Bodni's grave [Y] Shmuel Zuker 358
Olie the watercarrier [Y] Rachtche Asch 360
Our home [Y] Esther Teiblum 362
Idealism [Y] Esther Blumenkranz 365
Youth [Y] M. Fotograf 366
The last day [Y] Shmuel Zuker 370
The Horrors of the Holocaust
The Holocaust in Wolomin Shimon Kantz 377
The Wolomin Jews under Nazi occupation Yehoshua Eidelsohn 381
On the eve of annihilation Miriam Grodjinski 385
In the depths Tzipora Levita 388
In the valley of death Tova Silberstein 395
Rosh Hashanah (New-Year) 1942 Devora Grodjinski 400
In the Ghetto [Y] Kopel Berman 405
The beginning of the liquidation [Y] Miriam Feigenboim 429
Days of fear [Y] Nathan Nungold 433
Ten children [Y] Nisan Silberstein 440
Blind fate [Y] Ch. Rubinstein 442
Kidush Hashem [sanctification of the Name of God] S. Rosenblum 454
Our martyrology [Y] I. Mankita 458
Days of tribulation [Y] Rachel Asch 461
My wanderings in foreign lands Tova Pesakowitz 465
In blood and fire Ch. Rubinstein 469
From Wolomin to Hanover H. Krieger 471
The end of days S. Zuker 475
A time of hardship and suffering M. M. Teiblum 478
“For these I weep” Sara Baum 482
A saga of pain and heroism [Y] D. Shedletzki 485
R'Yechezkel Feldberger and family [Y] E. Feldberger 550
Woe for the loss! Dr. S. Mandelberg 554
“How does the city sit solitary” (Lamentations 1:1) S. Vinagara 555
Upon the Ruins
On the ruins of our Shtetl [Y] M. Burstein 559
After the destruction [Y] S. Blumboim 566
Wolomin today [Y] A. Bercowitz 569
My town Wolomin, the Memorial Day [Y] I. Eisenberg 576
Volomin Remembered [English] Riva Kopyto 581
List of martyrs (Necrology) 585


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