Brisk 30th Anniversary Edition
(Brest, Belarus)

52°06' / 23°42'

Translation of Brisk Edicion Aniversario

Edited by: La Sociedad de Brest y alrededores, The Brisk Society

Published in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1953


This is a translation from: Brisk Edicion Aniversario (Brisk 30th Anniversary Edition)
Edited by: La Sociedad de Brest y alrededores, The Brisk Society, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1953

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Contents Author Page no
Brest, the History of Facts about out Martryed City
Our Edition By the Editor 5
The 10th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising By the Editor 7
The History of Brisk DíLita By Yakov Shabad 8
A Page of Memories By Yankel Raf 15
Poems By Dora Teitelbaum 21
Sketches of Brest Society By Aaron Pavin 31
The Brest Libraries - A description By Aaron Pavin 35
In My Hometown Of Brest By Pesach Novick 38
Jewish Education in Brest By A.Brisker 46
The Briskers In the U.S.A By Yakov Finkelstein 48
Brest By Dr. Y. Kagan 53
Who was Yitzchak Kagan ? By Yakov Finkelstein 54
Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik By A. Litwin 56
And The Melody Goes OnÖ By Joseph Radievski 59
Nostalgic Pictures of Old Brest By Joseph Pavin 62
Memories of the Brest Prison By Miriam Blecherman 65
Meyer Hershel Drachleh   66
A letter from a Red Army Major from Brest   67
The Brest of Our Dreams By B. Shlevin 68
The Pogrom in Brest Seen at Close Hand By Chaim Liberman 70
Jewish Brest – itís Writers and Cultural figures By Dr.L.Zhitnitski 73
The Printing Industry In Brest By Yossel Segal 77
The Pioneer (Halutz) Movement in Brest By Hershel Pachinski 78
Brest Trade and Industry Employees By Avraham Aviram 79
The Father and his Sons By Mendel Goldstern 80
A Picture Gallery of the Cultural Life of Brest   82
Memories and Recollections of the Brest District  
Memories of Kamenetz Litovsk By Rachel Taufer nee Rinkowicz 87
My Terespol Between the Two World Wars By Schia Kaufman 89
Domachevo By Bilke Weinreich 90
My School in Terespol Beinish Katz 93
My Shtetl of Malorita By Rivka Goldberg 94
30 years of the Brisker Society in Argentina – A summation of our communal and cultural activities  
Our Brest By Moshe Katz 99
An Overview of our Foundation By Y. Munk 100
A Glimpse of the Past By Shmuel Petchnik 103
Our First Public Appearance By Y. Kazak 107
Two Societies- Then and Now By Israel Tish 110
Brest Women in Argentina By Brainche Kaufman 111
Our Productive Period By Sholem Koloditski 113
The Brest Societyís Loan Fund By B.A. 113
A Glimpse Over the Past 30 Years By Schaye Zuckerman 115
The Past 30 Years of the Brest and District Society By A .L.Bialetski 116
The Federation of Landsmanschafts by K.M 118
My Shtetl of Horodek. - a poem By Avraham Marker 119
Overseas Friends – The Argentine Jewish Societies and our Brisker family send us greetings on our Anniversary 125
Never Forget our Comrades, Never Forgive our enemy. Remember and Never Forget! By Feivel Edelstein 141
Necrology   143
Dedications - Donations and Patrons of this Book    

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