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The Hebrew Popular School in Gombin – the Children’s Mandolin Orchestra

The Hebrew Popular School in Gombin – the Children’s Mandolin Orchestra ~1925, (from the archive of Meir Holtzman z”l). The unforgettable music teacher Icek Rembaum (center). Meir Holcman is standing 2nd to the right. From the book: “Płock the History of An ancient Jewish Community in Poland, Tel Aviv”, 1967, page 442. By Icek Rembaum, a teacher and an educator in Gombin. He was born in Płock and served as the director of the Hebrew… Read More »


Jews Who Found Refuge in Łodz

This photo was provided by Gombiner, Israel Baruch, who is the young boy seated on the floor at the left. It shows a group of Jews who found refuge in Łodz, Poland in 1946 after World War II. Some survived Nazi concentration camps or places of hiding, and others returned from Russia. Avram Zychlinski, brother of Rajzel Zychlinsky, is seated near the right in the first row with his hands crossed. He escaped from Poland… Read More »