The Book of Radom;
The Story of a Jewish Community in Poland
Destroyed by the Nazis

(Radom, Poland)

51°25' / 21°09'

Translation of
Sefer Radom

Editors: Y. Perlow; [English section]: Alfred Lipson

Tel Aviv 1961

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This is a translation of: Sefer Radom (The book of Radom; the story of a Jewish community in Poland destroyed by the Nazis),
Editors: Y. Perlow; [English section]: Alfred Lipson, Tel Aviv 1961 (Y, E 474 pages)

Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Radom (1961a)

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English Section
Foreword III
Introduction VII
Part I: Creative Years
Pages from the Past 3
Pioneers in Industry and Fighters for Freedom 5
Religious Life in Radom 7
Modern Currents 12
Center of Industry 15
Pioneers in Industry 20
Jewish Education in Radom 22
Radom's Contribution to Literature and Art 27
Yechiel Frenkel – A Portrait of a Civic and National Leader 29
Municipal Affairs 31
Pogrom in Przytyk 33
Part II: The Years of Disaster
Under Nazi Rule 39
The Ghettos in Radom 42
Health Conditions in the Ghetto 47
Cultural Activities in the Ghetto 49
Robbery and Murder 51
Labor Camps 58
K.L. on Szkolna 63
Death Camps 66
A Modern Odyssey 68
Vaihingen and Dachau 70
Journey to Life 72
Part III: Rebellion
Active and Passive Resistance 77
Part IV: Recovery
In the Displaced Persons Center of Stuttgart 85
UNRRA and its Role 90
Part V: Building Anew
Radomers  Pioneers in Israel 95
In Australia 96
In France 98
In Canada 99
In the United States 100
History of the United Radomer Relief 106
In the Service of Their People 113
Who's Who in Literature and the Arts 115
Radom Name Index 116


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