Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl: The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik
The first annotated English edition of a classic early-twentieth-century Yiddish memoir that vividly describes Jewish life in a small Eastern European town.
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Yekhezkel Kotiks Genealogy
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Aharon Aharon-Leyzer asked assessor Avraham Ba’al Berl-Bendet Beyle-Rashe Bialystok bride Brisk cantonists chapter daughter death dybbuk entire father flogging following note Gaon Gemara Grandfather Grandfather’s Grandmother Grodno groshen GŁnzburg hand hasidim Hasidism Hayyim heart Hebrew heder householders hundred rubles husband ispravnik Jewish Jewish communities Jews Kamenets Khatskl knew Kobrin kopecks Kotik Kotik’s memoirs le-dor letter Leyzer Lithuanian lived lords married melamdim melamed mitnagged mitnaggedic mitnaggedim Moshe mother never night o’clock once Osserevski Pale of Settlement parnas khodesh peasants person Pinsk Poland Polish prayers rabbi rebbe rebbe’s Rosh Hashanah rubles Russian Sabbath sborshchik scholar sent Shmuel Sholem Aleichem shtetl shtibl Sikhowski Slonim society someone study house Sukkot synagogue Talmud tavern thousand rubles told took Torah Tosaphot town town’s township turned uncle Vilna vodka Volozhin volume Warsaw wealthy wedding wife Yekhezkel Kotik yeshiva Yiddish Yisrael Yosele young zaddik Zastavye Zikhronot