Memorial Book of the Community of Siedlce
(Siedlce, Poland)

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Translation of
Sefer yizkor le-kehilat Shedlets

Editor: A.Wolf Yassni (Jasny)

Published in Buenos Aires 1956


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This is a translation of: Sefer yizkor le-kehilat Shedlets
(Memorial book of the community of Siedlce),
Editor: A.Wolf Yassni (Jasny), Buenos Aires 1956 (H, Y 813 pages).


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TOC translated by Rita Ratson

Title Author Page
A word from inhabitants of Siedlce   XI
Foreword (introduction)   XIII
A History of the Jews in Siedlce Yitzkhak Kaspi 3
The Destruction of Siedlce Rabbi Kalmin and Eliezer Frankel 295
 
Parties and Social Institutions
 
Siedlce- the Zionist city F. Drumy (Popovsky) 317
In the shadow of a tree named “Kalina” Dr. M. Temkin 340
Pioneering youth-movement in Siedlce Dovid Ben Yosef (Pasovsky) 346
Memories and Reflections Eliezer Bar Chaim (Berenholtz) 354
Organization of Chasidic youth and Eastern youth Avram Freedman 360
The Jewish National Fund Bazaar in Siedlce Avraham Friedman 366
The Ger Prayer House A. Friedman 369
The activity of “Workers of Zion” in Siedlce Israel Tabakman (Natanya) 371
The leftisit workers-movement in Siedlce M. Yudengloibn (B.Ayrem) 393
Activity of the “Bund” in the Period Between the Two World Wars Getzel Lustgartn 404
Jewish workers of Siedlce after the first world war David Ben Yosef (Pasovsky) 408
The Community F. Drumy (Popovsky) 413
Development of the Jewish credit-system in Siedlce B.Mintz 425
Activity of “TOZ” (Jewish Healthcare) and “Women's Circle” for child welfare Dr. M. Shlaykher (Haifa) 449
 
Synagogue and Culture Activity
 
The Yiddish school system in Siedlce Mosheh Mendelman (NewYork) 458
The Hebrew school system in Siedlce Fishl Drumy-Popovsky 483
From my memories of the past in Siedlce (from an undelivered speech.) Yosef Okon 502
“Collection of lovers of the language of the past” Dovid Ben Yosef (Pasovsky) 504
The library and the society “Jewish Art” Mosheh Mandelman 506
The Orthodox Newspaper “Our Road” Rabbi Mayer Shwartzman, - Winnipeg, Canada 516
 
VII
 
Memories of Writers, Types and Images
 
A Polish poem Mordechai Temkin 523
Peretz in a Pogrom City Yoyl Mastbaum (Tel Aviv) 524
“Where I grew up” Mordechai Eubdi 532
Memories of my days in gymnasium Dr. Chaim Lifshitz 535
Types and figures of Siedlce of the past N.Weintraub 537
Avrahamele Rosenberg Hersh Abarbanel (Buenos Aires) 556
Yisroel Rosenblum–The Head of the “Beis Lechem” Synagogue Dovid ben Yosif 564
Reb Yitzchok “Eisner” Yisroel Winograd 566
The Cantor Yosef Pasubsky, of blessed memory M. Sh. Gashuri 570
R. Yisroel Gutgelt M. Dromi 573
To the memory of Louie Gutgeld, God should take revenge on his blood Borukh Yfeh 576
Mordechai Meir Landau Levi Gutgeld 579
In the Bais Midrash of Katsbish Yaakov Malovantchik 580
A Kalmin in Galitzky I. Goldberg 581
The Feldsher A. Gron Yakov Tenenbaum 586
Hershel Tenenbaum, of Blessed Memory F. Drumy (Popovsky) 588
My teachers I. Goldberg 590
 
Folk Stories of Siedlce
 
A Siedlce Conversion Story Yitzkhok-Nakhum Weintraub 604
“Devils” Yehoshua Goldberg 610
 
Destruction of Siedlce
 
Destruction Shloimeh Rosen 617
I Survived the German Extermination of Jews Herztel Kaveh 626
My survival during the German occupation Rokhl Shmukliarzj - Vainshtain 674
About the final 2000 Jews of Siedlce Dov-Ber Blechman (Jerusalem) 676
Number of Jews in Siedlce during the outbreak of the war   705
Dates of Jewish martyrdom in Siedlce   705
 
Inhabitants of Siedlce in the entire world
 
Inhabitants of Siedlce in Israel Dovid Ben -Yosef (Posovsky) 713
Organization of fellow Siedlce townsmen in Israel I. Kaspi 721
Jews of Siedlce in the Diaspora I. Kaspi 725
Jews of Siedlce in Belgium Israel Tabakman 737
The Siedlce Landsmanshaft of Buenos Aires Mosheh Yudengloibn (B.A.) 747
Obituary   755
Necrology   757

 


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