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In memory of Solly Patrontasch

We were greatly saddened when we heard of the untimely death of Solly who fought for his life like a tiger for so many years. Read more

The Salvaged Torah Scroll

By: Yosef Tzvi Buber, told by Michael Melman. Read more

ZOLKIEW & Mosty Wieli’s International conference

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Roots Journey in 2005

Photo by Silas Ftronts

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Records of journeys to Poland and Ukraine-First Journey

By: Ayala Gover-Proaktor

In 2005 I took part in a family journey to Poland and Ukraine to learn about my family roots. Our starting point began in Warsaw where all the participants met: my parents Avi and Joan Gover (Graubart), my sister Yael Gover, my uncle and cousin Zvika and Adi Gover, my husband Gil Proaktor and myself together with our relative Yurek Czarnecki (Izaak Steger) blessed be his memory, who led the journey.

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Records of journeys to Poland and Ukraine- Second Journey

By: Ayala Gover-Proaktor

Following the journey and the identification of the mass grave location, Yurek set a new goal to erect a monument on the grave of the victims in “Babki” forest and to reconstruct the Jewish cemetery.

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Zolkiew – First visit to a familiar place

By Naama Ringel

My grandmother, Malka Raziel, whose maiden name was Malka Schweitzer, died before I was born. For years, my mother continued to receive mail from the Zolkiew & Mosty Wielki Communities Organization notifying her of her mother’s yahrzeit (annual memorial anniversary).

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Trip to Zolkiew 2010

Preface

We attended the “azkara” (memorial} held by the Zolkiew & Mosty Wielki Communities Organization every year. The text was familiar. The difference: instead of the rabbi who led the prayer his son came, and there was something different in the prayer.

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Zolkiew – formerly, Zholkva – today

By Hava Granit

A voyage of discovery in search of my roots, 2010

I was born in Tel Aviv on November 17th, 1936.
In search of roots, a visit to the city in which my mother, Regina – Rivka Unger neé Stein–Litman z”l, was born to her parents, Hava Stein and Lazer Litman.

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