Vanished Communities in Hungary
The history and tragic fate of the Jews in Újhely and Zemplén County

(Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary)

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Translation of
Sátoraljaújhely és Zemplén vármegye zsidóságának története

Editor: Meir Sas

Published in Toronto, Canada 1986

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This is a translation of: Sátoraljaújhely és Zemplén vármegye zsidóságának története
(Vanished communities in Hungary : the history and tragic fate of the Jews in Újhely and Zemplén County),
Editor: Meir Sas, Published: Toronto, Canada 1986 (E, H, Hu)

Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Satorujhely (1986)

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  Necrologies from Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary and surroundings 159
  Introduction 9
  About the Author 11
  Foreword 13
  Prologue 15
I. The Conquest of Zemplén 19
II. Zemplén County, 1001-1711 21
III. The Eighteen Century – Formation of the Communities 32
IV. Joseph II and His Period 45
V. Way of Life at the Beginning of the 19th Century 50
V. Hasidism Penetrates Zemplén – Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum 65
VII. Vine and Wine 79
VIII. Toward Integration and Schism 87
IX. From Equality to Holocaust 110
X. Facts and Data on the History of the Ghetto in Ujhely 134
XI. Jewish Communities in Zemplen 150
XII. Testimonies 163
XIII. Yizkor 209
  Remember 210
  The Martyrs 212


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