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Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel
(Chorzele, Poland)

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Translation of
Sefer zikaron le-kehilat Chorzel

Editors: L. Losh, Association of Former Residents of Chorzele

Published in Tel Aviv, 1967


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This is a translation of: Sefer zikaron le-kehilat Chorzel (Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel),
Editors: L. Losh, Tel Aviv, Association of Former Residents of Chorzele, 1967 (272 pages; H, Y).


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Translated by Sara Mages [Hebrew] and Gloria Berkenstat Freund [Yiddish]

 

Part One [Hebrew]
 
We do not erect monuments for the righteous…[1] HaRav Efraim Sokolower 11
An image and a model that were lost Z. K-N 13
In memory of the town and its Jews Moshe Carmi 20
The legend of Chorozele… Simcha Adler 30
Events and images that were engraved in my memory Yosef Nesher (Adler) 54
How beautiful is our heritage Aharon-Wolf Nafcha (Kowal) 65
The branch of “Hechalutz” Federation Yakov Frenkel 70
HaRav Chaim-Mordechai Bronrot, May the memory of the righteous be of a blessing Shimon Rav Yerushalmi 80
The town's Rabbi and his congregation Avraham Sokolower (Tel-Aviv) 83
The synagogue's Gabai and his dream Avraham Sokolower (Afula) 85
My brother Fishel Dvora Lachower 86
P. Lachower – Lines to his life and his image Yakov Fichman 93
The legendary Sokolow[2] Fishel Lachower 100
About Dvora Lachower Y. Maymoni; S. Or; A. Kalish 103
About one association and two brothers Shmuel Lachower 108
My husband Mordechai Eizensztadt Elisheva Eizensztadt (Lachower) 111
My grandfather's family and my father Yehiel Nizkin 113
My beloved father Mordechai Biran (Pszysusker) Naomi 114
My grandfather's image Dov Frenkel 115
The community and the individual in the circles of life Matityahu Pater 116
From my personal memories drawer Meir Ben-Yosef (Bachrach) 119
The history of one family Yosef Shafarn 122
A visit to the town at the brink of its doom Reuven Raz (Korzenik) 126
The one and only who survived Auschwitz David Fiszring 129
My home that was destroyed … Dov (Berale') Fater 135
The blood account of my family Moshe Chaim Rostoker 139
Yizkor… Bella Tykuslker (Wazler) 141
A Memorial Candle for my honored father Chaya Segal (Friedman) 142
About the Holocaust of my family Penina Biran 145
I saw the town in its destruction Henry Adler 147
Two meetings with Chorozele in Israel Moshe Baharab 149
 
Part Two [Yiddish]
 
Chapters of the Past Moshe Kowal 153
Last Traces of Life and Death Gershon Sniadower 168
Two Libraries Before the First World War Shmuel Lachowner 189
My Annihilated Home Hagar Hertzog 192
Images and Episodes Menakhem Lanienter 200
Two Poems Chaim-Dovid Kozica 203
The Dear Jews of Our Shtetl [3] Y.M.Niborski 209
A Sum of a Family Henya Niborski 211
Ways and Memories of the Past Zelik Sniadower 217
I Remember! Nemi Kohan (Zisl Gerszonowicz) 235
An Encounter In Bukhara Malka Fliszyn (Bajszwiger) 236
Before My Eyes R. (B.) Malka 238
There Was a Home, There Was a Shtetl [3] Ruchl Niwes (Tykulsker) 239
Sons of Chorzele Who Fell Fulfilling Their Duty   240
 
Part Three [Yiddish]

Documents and Lists

 
Bulletin: The Halutz Hatzair[4] in Chorzele (No. 1. The 25th November 1932) 243
Records of the Gmiles Khesed Kase[5] (22-23 January 1938) 252
A Letter from a Landsleit[6] (from the 3rd of March 1938) 256
List of Chorzele Martyrs 260
List of Chorzele Deceased (in the Land of Israel and in Other Lands) 264
List of Chorzele Landsleit[6] in the World (1966) 264
Memorial Names and Family Pictures 270
 
Footnotes

  1. “We do not erect monuments for the righteous; their words are their memorial” (Jerusalem Talmud Shekalim 2:5) Return
  2. Nahum Sokolow - a Zionist leader, author and Hebrew journalist Return
  3. town Return
  4. Pioneeer Youth Return
  5. Interest Free Loan Return
  6. person from the same town Return



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