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Translation of: Belchatow yizker-bukh
Edited by: Mark Tarkov and Abraham Mittleberg.
Published in Buenos Aires: Association of Polish Jews in Argentina, 1951.
Roni Seibel Liebowitz
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This is a translation from:
Belchatow yizker-bukh Belchatow memorial
Editors: Mark Tarkov and Abraham Mittleberg. Buenos Aires: Association of Polish Jews in Argentina, 1951.
Pages: 511 Language: Y
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|Series Title Page||2|
|From the editor||9|
|A word to the reader||11|
|Belchatow on the Geographic Map of Poland||15|
|The Seal of the Belchatower Municipal Government||16|
|I. The Story of the Jews in Belchatow|
|Dr. P. Friedman: The history of the Jews in Belchatow||19|
|II. Belchatow in struggle, work and art|
|Israel Pitowski: The Beginning and the End||63|
|L. Rodnitski: The Belchatow Revolutionary||81|
|P. Wald: Belchatow in the year 1898||83|
|Yosef Reich: Belchatow that lives in my memory||102|
|Zalman Pudlowski: On the border of two centuries||110|
|Levi Herzkowicz: This is how we began||144|
|Avraham Laib: Belchatow 1914 - 1922||148|
|Relief activitites during the First World War||200|
|Hersh Goldminc: The struggle for the right to work||208|
|Shlomo Zytnicki: Once there was a shtetl||218|
|Yakov Botoshanski: Y. L. [Yoel Lajb] Goldsztejn - A writer who wanted to solve the most difficult problems of man and Jew||246|
|Moshe Janowsky: Hands||268|
|III. Political movements|
|Moshe Efrati: Belchatow and Zionism||271|
|Elimelech Pudlowski: The Zionist groups in Belchatow||275|
|Fishel Szmulewicz: The Leftist Poalei Zion [Zionist Workers' Party]||291|
|Leib Pudlowski: The Orthodox movement in Belchatow||300|
|M. Gliksman: From the Bundist Movement in Belchatow||323|
|Zainwel Przedborski: The story of the Leftist Workers' Party [Labor Party]||358|
|Jakov Tsingler: The Leftist Workers Movement between the two World Wars||369|
|Y.M. Pukacz: Portraits of Progressive Activists||379|
|IV. The Destruction of Belchatow|
|Leib Pudlowski: Under the Nazi's occupation||391|
|Zaken Liberman: The Four Days of Horror||456|
|M. Kaufman: In the Years of the Holocaust||463|
|Documents of the Holocaust and Destruction||477|
|Belchatower Martyrs in France and Belgium||498|
|Yosef Reich: Belchatow without Jews||501|
|Polish Jewry Book Collection from the CentralUnion of Polish Jewry in Argentina||505|
|Press Articles about the Book Collection||508|
|List of Pictures|
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