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bircza online testimonials

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The testimonials below collect various descriptions of Bircza and the members of its society are an attempt to recreate the atmosphere of the Bircza qehīllāh (community) and can be divided into three sections. The personal recollections include testimonials from survivors from Bircza and town residents, the modern descriptions consist mostly of comments by researchers and visitors to the area, and the historical and official accounts contain scholarly reporting, statements by various governmental and non-profit organisations, and other third-party remarks on Bircza and its area. The index on the right may help you browse through the testimonials. If you or anyone you know, are from (or have visited) the Bircza area, please contact me. Any information would be gladly appreciated in this effort to preserve forever the memory of the Bircza pre-1941 Jewish community.

personal recollections

jonas lewental’s rememberences of pre-war bircza

Apologies; this section has yet to be completed.

Contact information:
Jonas Lewental,
Herzliyyāh, Israel

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testimonial index

personal recollections

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D Gershon Lewental, PhD
23 Aug 1998–19 Oct 2011