The stories in this category present the rich and diverse community life that existed in Siedlce before the war and particularly in the years between the two world wars. An ebullient community, filled with social, cultural, political, zionist, religous and secular activities and activists.
Most of the stories were written by leaders of the community who managed to survive. After the was they documented their memories in the “Yzkor book” and afterwards in the “Ancestors Tell Siedlce” book.
The story of the new Jewish Hospital began in 1869. According to a decree of the Russian government, titled “Regulation regarding special attire and behavior
Chazal said: “The place is good for its inhabitants,” meaning: from its inhabitants you can know the grace of the place. And when I come
Many young people from Siedlce attended famous Yeshivot abroad, but those who remained in the city could also find a place they liked to engage
After the terrible pogrom perpetrated by the Russians in 1905 against the Jews of Siedlce, many of its inhabitants left the city. Some moved to other
When I returned from Lida Yeshiva at 17 years of age, my late father and my grandparents – my mother’s father Rabbi Eliezer Ari ‘ Flotznik RIP, and