Our Former City Fehergyarmat
(Fehérgyarmat, Hungary)

50°33' / 21°10'

Translation of
Ayaratenu leshe'avar Fehergyarmat

Edited by: J. Blasz

Published in B'nai Braq (Israel), 1965




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This is a translation from: Ayaratenu leshe'avar Fehergyarmat (Our former city Fehergyarmat),
Editor: J. Blasz, B'nai Braq (Israel), 1965 (H, Hung 96 pages)

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Translated by Yocheved Klausner

Introduction 3
The Town in the Days of its Pride, its Trials and its Mourning 5
The Jungreis Rabbinic Dynasty 8
The Rabbinate and the Community in Fehergyarmat 10
Winkler Zoltan's Letter 13
Menachem Zemler's Letter 13
Mashke Broyn's Letter 14
This is the Way it happened 15
Past and Present 18
  1. The Time of my Childhood
  2. My Trip to Hungary as an Israeli Citizen and my Impressions
It is Difficult to Choose 21
The Flight
  1. How I Escaped from the Train
  2. Going Home
In the War of Independence 25
But the Song Lives Forever [a line from a popular song] 26
Had Gadia [One kid - Pesach song] 27
The Escape from the Mateszalka Ghetto 33
Fehergyarmat and I 34
From an action-packed diary 35
Yizkor 39

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