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The World That Was: Hungary And Romania/

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The World That Was: Hungary And Romania
A study of the life and Torah conciousness of Jews in the towns and villages of Transylvania, the Carpathian Mountains, and Budapest

By Rabbi Yitzchok Kasnett (Author) 
List Price: $16.99
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Catalog #: H-HUNP
ISBN-10: 0963512099
ISBN-13: 9780963512093
Binding: Paperback / Pages: 276
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches / Weight: 1.80 LBS
Published: by Hebrew Academy of Cleveland

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Mountains, and Budapest. Their verve, scholarship, piety, and goodness are seen through the eyes and words of the survivors. Survival in the Budapest Ghetto From Munkacs and Auschwitz to Peoria and NCSY An eishes chayil in a slave labor camp The rebirth of Satmar Chassidus in America A thousand years of Jewish life in Hungary and Romania.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreward
  • Author's Preface
  • Teacher's Guide / Introductory Studen Exercises
  • An Overview: The History of Jewish Life in Hungary
  • Hungarian Synagogues Through The Centuries
  • An Overview: The History of Jewish Life in Romania
  • Giants of the Spirit: Rabbonim of Transylvania and the Carpathians
  • Budapest: War and Survival (Rabbi Gershon Weiss)
  • Remembering Munkacs: "A Mother City of Israel" (Mr. Hershel Ostreicher)
  • Ruscova: Remembering Life in the Carpathian Mountains (Mr. Chaim Eliezer Feig)
  • Sighet: Remembrance of Life in Hungary (Mrs. Gizella Weisshaus)
  • Portrait of a Hungarian Torah Personality (Rabbi Sender Deutsch, ZT"L)
  • Vignettes of Divine Providence
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • The Student Guide
  • Questions for The History of Jewish Life in Hungary
  • Questions for The History of Jewish Life in Romania
  • Questions for Interview with Rabbi Weiss - Survival in Budapest
  • Questions for Interview with Mr. Ostreicher - Remembering Munkacs
  • Questions for Interview with Mr. Feig - Ruscova: Life in the Carpathian Mountains
  • Questions for Interview with Mrs. Weisshaus - Sighet: Remembrance of Life in Hungary
  • Recommended Reading and Source Material

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