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Radomyśl Wielki - "The Teacher of the Class is Gone"


"The Teacher of the Class is Gone" Excerpt from Speech given by Krystina Pienkos during the Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Annihilation of the Jewish Community of Radomyśl Wielki. Reprinted with the permission of Morty Miller, Editor

In her speech, Krystina Smialovska Pienkos, a retired teacher, described her former pupils and friends now resting in the Radomyśl Wielki Jewish Cemetery

Notes from the editor:

Polish Speeches and articles were translated by Mr. and Mrs. Chaim Johanen Banker, Kasia Jerzak and Krystina Brozyna. These materials were assembled and edited by Morty Miller [the editor]

Notes from Susana Leistner Bloch:

The Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Annihilation of the Jewish Community of Radomyśl Wielki took place on July 19, 1942. Relatives and friends of those who were murdered were present. Families came from many places, including Tel Aviv, Natanya, Haifa, New York and Paris.

Mr. Jan Ziobron, the President of the Society of Friends of Radomyśl Wielki, organized the commemoration. After Mr. Ziobron speech and introduction of the invited guests the Kaddish [Jewish prayer for the dead] was recited. Poems written by Ruven Eisland, a Jewish poet from Radomyśl were recited by a group of students.

 

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Reprinted with the permission of Morty Miller, Editor

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