Apt; A Town Which Does Not Exist Anymore
(Opatów, Poland)

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Translation of
Apt: Sefer zikaron le-ir va-em be-yisrael

Edited by: Z. Yasheev

Published in Tel Aviv: The Apt Organization in Israel, USA, Canada and Brazil, 1966



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This is a translation from: Apt (Opatow); sefer zikaron le-ir va-em be-yisrael
(Apt; a town which does not exist any more), Editors: Z. Yasheev, Tel Aviv,
The Apt Organization in Israel, USA, Canada, and Brazil, 1966 (Hebrew, Yiddish, English, 464 pages).

Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Opatow (1966)

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Translated by Yocheved Klausner

Part One
In the Light of the Bright Past   7
Part Two
Before First World War   77
Part Three
Between Two World Wars   109
Part Four
The Era of the Holocaust   201
Part Five
Prose and Poetry Written by Opatow Landsleit 281
Part Six
Y i z k o r [In Memory of the Martyrs]   403
English Summary
To The Reader   5 - 20
The Town and Its Environs Moshe Grinstein  
Apt - The Town and Its Jews Joseph Rosenberg  
Why? Nahman Lustgarten  

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