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Author Margoshes, Joseph, 1866-1955.

Title A world apart : a memoir of Jewish life in nineteenth century Galicia / Joseph Margoshes ; translated from Yiddish by Rebecca Margolis and Ira Robinson
Published Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 195 pages)
Series Judaism and Jewish life
Judaism and Jewish life.
Contents Family memoirs -- My mother's family -- My father -- Reb Mordecai Peltz -- The Belzer rabbi -- Ignatz Deutsch -- The Krakow rabbi -- The newspaper -- Hospitality -- The Talner rebb -- My father's death -- Yaha"sh -- Jacob Werber, the master of Haivri -- My childhood -- Melamdim -- Gemara melamdim -- My two girlfriends -- Haskalah -- Reb Vovtshi's kloyz -- In Tarnow -- The Tarnow kloyz -- Kloyz-boys -- Reb Naftoli Reb Pesakh's -- Shidukhim -- I become a khosn (groom) -- My wedding -- After the wedding -- Village work -- I get shot -- I get bound -- Riding a horse -- I become a merchant -- Yozefov -- Velvele Damask -- Radomishla -- A fallen takef -- At the rebbe's in Dembitz -- A strike in the Zgursk manor -- Jews and peasants -- Pritsim, gendarmes, and priests -- Pritsim, gendarmes, and priests (continued) -- The wedding -- Shimshen Asheim -- Theft -- Shtsutsin (Szczuczyn) -- The sold-off estate -- Wet and dry years -- The wet year -- The dry year -- Uncle Moyshe Lind -- Out of Yosefov -- The Shtsutsin meadows -- Oshitz -- Uncle Khazkl -- Yitshok Mordkhe Bernstein -- My business ventures in the Shtsutsin meadows -- My father-in-law and his enemies -- Criminal proceedings -- Pikolovka -- The takeover of Pikolovka -- Punishment or coincidence?
Notes Includes index
Subject Margoshes, Joseph, 1866-1955 -- Childhood and youth.
Jews -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Social life and customs
Jews -- Ukraine -- Lʹviv -- Biography.
Orthodox Judaism -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- History.
Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Lʹviv (Ukraine) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008031165
ISBN 1618110586 (electronic bk.)
1934843105
9781618110589 (electronic bk.)
9781934843109
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