The Destruction of Proskurov;
In Memory of the Sacred Souls Who Perished
During the Terrible Slaughter of the Haidamaks

(Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine)

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Translation of
Khurbn Proskurov; tsum ondenken fun di heylige neshomes vos zaynen umgekumen
in der shreklikher shkhite, vos iz ongefirt gevoren durkh di haydamakes

Published by: Proskurover Relief Organization, New York 1924




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This is a translation from: Khurbn Proskurov; tsum ondenken fun di heylige neshomes vos zaynen
umgekumen in der shreklikher shkhite, vos iz ongefirt gevoren durkh di haydamakes

(The destruction of Proskurov; in memory of the sacred souls who perished during the terrible slaughter of the Haidamaks),
Published by: Proskurover Relief Organization, New York 1924 (H,Y, 111 pages).

Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Proskurov


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[Facing title page]

The publishers of this book, the Proskurov Relief League, express their cordial thanks to Mr Shlomo Naftali Tsvi, called Alter Groyser, for the article, “The Destruction of Proskurov,” which he wrote, together with Mr Zusya Vohl, as well as for the list of those killed which Mr Groyser compiled and also for his many accomplishments in making possible publication of the book.

The income from the book is designated for the orphanages and old age home in Proskurov.

The Publishers

 

 

Honor Roll   2
Foreword A. Rekhtman 7
The destruction of Proskurow A. Greisser, Z.Wohl 11
The Mass Grave - picture   31
Proskurov Orphan Homes   41
Orphans' Home A - picture   42
Orphans' Home B - picture   44
Orphans' Home C - picture   46
The Bazilyer Rebbe - picture   48
The Bazilyer Rebbe A. Rekhtman 49
Hayim Yosef Graytsershteyn   53
Hayim Yosef Graytsershteyn and his daughter - picture   54
Yisrael Pakhter and his daughter Yokheved   56
The Tolmatsh Family   59
Yechiel Rizitshner   61
Pinchas Ya`aqov Sherman and his Wife   63
Moshe Shmuel's Son   64
Aharon Shmuel Cohen   65
Perets Krupnik   68
Gur Aryeh Yehudah Diton   69
Ya`aqov Langleben   70
Rahel and her Son Avraham Groysman   71
Moshe and his Daughter Elkeh Zolimakher   72
Fayvel Hazan   73
Berish Groys   74
List of Proskurov Martyrs   75
The History of the Proskurov Relief League in America G. Bressler 105
Report of Relief Income and Outlays   112


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