In Honor of Baruch Kolski, the Association of the ex
Jewish Residents of
We Remember The Jewish Communities Of
wrath and sorrow we shall remember the pure and holy souls of our brothers and
sisters who fell at the hands of the corrupt murderers devoid of God's image.
shall remember the humble Jews and the highly cultured ones, glory of the
people, the old and the young, the honest and dear ones, the righteous and the
charitable, the magnanimous and the faithful.
shall remember the dreams, the hopes and aspirations, the high ideals, love for
the people of
shall remember the synagogues and the houses of learning, the Institutes for
charity and good deeds, the schools and the libraries, all the Zionist and
Educational Organizations for the benefit of the people.
shall remember all those who were destroyed and annihilated and wiped out by
the insane and thoroughly corrupt enemy, we shall remember -
We Shall Not Forget!
(Translated from Hebrew to English by Bianca Shlezinger May 98).
the List (file in Excel) -
KALISZ - 1264 - 1939
1.9.1939: 25,000 Jews
Boles£w the Pious and the "
COMMUNITIES DESTROYED IN THE HOLOCAUST
editing and research made by Ada Holtzman, September 2000 - August 2001
as per the request and initiative of the
Association of Polish Jewry in Israel,
Secretary General Benjamin Meirtchak.
I added to the original list the following information:
Yizkor Book - if ever has been published.
Number of the Jews from Yad Vashem's Pinkas Hakehilot and
Yad Vashem - Klevan's book. Sometimes the numbers are different from
each other and I kept them both, as giving the researcher the best estimation.
Article in Pinkas
Hakehilot, volume number and pages.
Photographs from the Jewish Communitiy of
KALISZ, the oldest Kehila of Polin. The photgraphs are all taken from the
Yizkor book of Kalisz: The Kalish Book, volume II, the Israel American Book
Committee, Tel Aviv, 1968; pages 411a - 75 photographs taken from the section:
"The Family of Jewish Kalisz"