Memorial Book of Mizocz
(Mizoch, Ukraine)

50°24' / 26°09'

Translation of
Mizocz; sefer zikaron

Editor: A. Ben-Oni

Published in Tel Aviv 1961

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This is a translation of: Mizocz; sefer zikaron (Memorial book of Mizocz),
Editor: A. Ben-Oni, Former Residents of Mizocz in Israel, Published: Tel Aviv 1961 (H 317 pages)

Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Mizocz

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Translated by Yocheved Klausner


Foreword 3
Mizoch - its life and its annihilation 5
The Holocaust
How I was saved from death in Mizoch Max Weltfreint 29
In the ghetto, in forced labor camp, in the forest N. Kopit 33
The forest girl Keila Goldenberg-Tzizin 54
Memories of a partisan W. Mentziuk 60
The “Judenrat” in Mizoch had a high moral standard, but... Y. Broinstein 90
Bits of memories M. Kashuk 95
The horrible days Ida Eisengart-Flitter 98
The struggle for life Yona Oliker 104
David Flitter tells his story 111
Dreams are not false omens Baruch Flitter 123
Father saved Mother's life - through a speech A. Braz 129
The partisan Izya Wasserman A. Ben-Oni 136
The Zionist Organization
Memories from Hashomer Haleumi [National Guardian] Lisa Nemirover 146
Gordonia R. Melamed 149
Gordonia in Mizoch Yosef Ben Gedalyahu 152
The Gordonia Movement in Mizoch M. Feldman 160
The Beitar Movement and the youth in Mizoch M. Perlock 163
The mute Beitar member A. Ben-Oni 171
Teaching and education in Mizoch M. Feldman 173
History of the Revisionist Movement in Mizoch Arby 175
Memories and Impressions
The 17th of September 1939 B. Asher 179
A family in Mizoch Sara Shacham-Fleisch 184
Mizoch, the place of my happiness S. Polnik 186
Mizoch - a town where guests were always welcome S. Bieber-Golick 187
Impressions, memories and evaluations R. Melamed 189
Derman, the village W. Sudgalter 193
Life and Folklore
Life and Folklore M. Scheinfeld 195
Pages from my diary I. Braz 203
How I made Aliya I. Stein 221
A Leutenant General - a champion of collectors A. Ben-Oni 224
Thoughts about the Holocaust era M. Perliuk 229
The last of the Mizoch Jews arrives to Israel David Dratba 233
List of Martyrs from the Mizoch Ghetto   294
List of people from Derman', who were annihilated in the Mizoch Ghetto in 1942   315
List of Photographs


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