Dr. Ze'ev Yunis:
"The Old Hometown"
Mlawa: "Das Shul-Gessel" - The Synagogue Lane
Izhak Ze'ev Yunis of blessed memory, wrote his reminiscences about his old
town Mlawa in a most unique and breathtaking fashion. He used a panoramic view,
to describe the Jewish town of
It was published in the Yizkor Book of Mlawa, in the original language and with translations to Yiddish and English.
Dr. Yunis describes every street and every house, every road and every site, every corner and every bush of his old home town. He writes with immense love and longings to the Jewish inhabitants of Mlawa. He brushes the Shtetl colorful figures and images; he brings to life the smells of the market and the whispers of silent prayers coming from the direction of the grand synagogue...
He writes about the Jewish Community'
institutions and movements, the people' tradition, their believes, their lives,
their aspirations, and their dreams. It is the best Memorial to Jewish Mlawa
and to all other lost
shtetls where once we walked...
It was contributed to my Web Page, by the
Landsmanschaften of Mlawa in
The Town of Our Fathers and of Our Childhood
The Old Hometown
Dedicated in memory of my father Abraham Yaacov the son of Reb Zvi Tuvia, may their memory be blessed.
This page was posted in ZCHOR ince January 1999!