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A Yizkor book to Riteve : a Jewish shtetl in Lithuania

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A Yizkor book to Riteve : a Jewish shtetl in Lithuania
Call No: RBSC MEM 947.93 R56y

Call NumberRBSC MEM 947.93 R56y
Sub-CollectionRare Books & Special Collections
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Alter Levite ; revised edition edited by Dina Porat and Roni Stauber.
Creators & ContributorsLevite, Alter (editor)
Porat, Dina (editor)
Stauber, Roni (editor)
Kaplan, Mendel (contributor)
ContentsForeword: Ritevea Jewish shtetl in Lithuania / Dina Porat

1. A background to the story of Riteve / Mendel Kaplan
  • Part one: Lithuania and its Jewish community
  • Part two: Riteve and its Jewish community
  • Part three: What makes a Litvak a Litvak
2. The Jewish shtetl in Lithuania / Dina Porat
3. The Jews of Lithuania in the inter-war period / Roni Stauber
4. History of Riteve / Townsfolk
5. Memoirs from Riteve / Townsfolk
6. Personalities in Riteve / Townsfolk
7. Public and Zionist institutions / Townsfolk
8. Holidays and ceremonies / Townsfolk
9. The Holocaust in Riteve / Dina Porat
  • The Holocaust of Lithuania Jewry
  • The destruction of the Riteve community / Roni Stauber
  • Testimonies
  • Yizkor: list of victims
10. A South African returns to the Lithuania shtetl / Mendel Kaplan

Appendix 1: Ha-Melitz, 24 June 1900 (a list of names of about 100 donors from Riteve who collected for a fund for the hungry in Bessarabia)
Appendix 2: They died for Israelsome obituaries
Physical Description 207 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherCape Town : The Kaplan-Kushlick Foundation
EditionRevised edition
  • A revised, expanded edition of The Ritavas Community
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 192–199) and index
  • Errata slip inserted
RecognitionGifted in 2008 by Sheila Barkusky