Memories of my shtetl, Dzikow (Tarnobrzeg)
(Tarnobrzeg, Poland)

50°34' / 21°40'

Written by Yitzchok Gutwein

Published in Gelbar, Paris, France, 1948



Project Coordinator

Gayle Schlissel Riley


Harry Greenfeld


This is a translation from: Memories of my shtetl, Dzikow (Tarnobrzeg),
by Yitzchok Gutvein, Paris, Gelbar, 1948 (Yiddish, 97 pages)

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The translation was done by Harry Greenfeld, whose Thurschwell family came from this town.

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Table of Contents

The Shtetl

11 A Glimpse of my Shtetl
15 Tisha Biauv
18 The Study Hall
24 The Large Shul
27 The Melody for the Standing Prayer
31 Yisroel the Dairyman
32 Teacher in Religious School
37 Rav Peinah Kirschenbaum
38 The Town Provider
40 Rav Velvaleh Schlissel
43 Rav Herschel Konnair
50 The Zealot
52 Rav Moishe Neecher
54 The Kosher Tailor
56 The Yiddisher Intelligentsia
58 My Grandfather's Pride

Dhzikiver Chassidus

63 Rabbis from five Generations

The War - 1939

77 The Beginning of the War
84 The Last Day of Relying (Separation) of the Town
91 The End of the Story / Tale of Dzikow

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