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Category: Translation - Hebrew
Approval Date: 8/26/2020 3:12 PM
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Country: Ukraine
Town: Gliniany
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I'm interested in the Baron Hirsch School of this and other Galician shtetlekh.

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8/26/2020 6:34 PM School from the Foundation of Baron Hirsch

This school was founded in our city in the year 1895, at the time of the public worker Reb Layb Volf (who was known as Layb Schreiber). And the learning program was like those of the government, except that all of the teachers were Jews, and the children did not suffer from the teacher as in the government schools, at the hands of the anti-Semites and the Christian children. When the school was opened in our town there was great opposition and propaganda, on the part of the rabbi and the ultra-religious, not to send children there. But after a few years the situation changed and almost all of the children of the city and the surroundings learned there, and thus all of the rooms became empty of students. Much led to this,
8/27/2020 4:13 AM Correction to the last sentence of the previous translation:
Not all the rooms became empty but all the cheders
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