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Moshe Milikowsky perished in Slonim in 1942, father of Rabbi Yaakov
Nathan Milikowsky Netanyahu was born to Zvi in Krevo ( Vilna area)
Prime Minister of Israel. Born 1949 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Grandson of
from left; Moshe Milikowski, Chaim Milikowski (was Rosh Yeshivah of Amshinov, Jerusalem), Dov Milikowski, Akiva Milikowski, Eliyahu Milikowski, Dvora Ben Sasson ( wife of Prof. Chaim Hillel), Rivka Milikovski. Moshe, Rivka and their sons: Akiva, Dov and Eliyahu perished in the Shoah ( in Slonim).
Avraham Eliahu Millkofsky and wife
Ida Minnie Drexler (nee Millkofsky)
Nathan Mileikowsky, Halevi
Sarah Mileikowsky (Lurie)
Raphael Blumberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I have just published, through Urim Publishers, a 270 page book
about Rabbi Boruch Milikowsky, son of Shmuel Milikowsky and Malke Dickenstein, who
was born and raised in Vishnevo. The Book is called, "They called him Rebbe: The
Life and Good Works of Rabbi Boruch Milikowsky."
The first sixty pages are about his life in Europe -- his childhood
in Vishnevo, his experiences in the yeshivot of Radin, Baranovitz and the
Mir, the arrival in Vishnevo of the Russians, the arrival of the Nazis, and
finally, his escape, with the Mir Yeshiva to Shanghai, China.
The remaining 200 pages are about his success as an educator of
American students over the course of a forty year career in the Talmudical
Academy of Baltimore, Maryland.
Some of my source material necessarily came from this and other
relevant Internet sites, but some of it came from long interviews with members
of Rabbi Milikowsky's family, including Mrs. Minna Podeberesky, wife of Noah and
sister of Rabbi Milikowsky.
The book is for sale already in the Pomerantz bookstore in
Jerusalem. In a few weeks it will be reaching the shores (and stores) of the United
States and other English speaking countries, wherever "Urim" books are sold.
|From: Rob Milikowski <email@example.com>
...my grandfather was Rebbe Efraim Milikowski...
translation from the origial published in Ha'moed Magazine of The
Hague, The Netherlands on the occasion of his 70th birthday in april
As you will see there are different families mentioned in the article.
Gaon R. Eliezer from Saschkowitz
The Vilner Rauw Sjaloumo Hakkouheim
I looked in different libraries to find more information but did not
My grandfather and grandmother were murdered by the nazi's march
I would appreciate it ver much if you might have some additional
article. The information you send already is very worthful.
If you are intereseted, I can send you a copy of the original Dutch
From Haámoed Magazine of The Hague, The Netherlands on the occasion of his 70th birthdayRebbe Efraim Milikowski
Rebbe Efraim Milikowski, who is a modest man has reached theage of 70 today. To mst readers he will just be known as “the soufeir”. They wil probably be interested to learn the following particulars.
Mr Milikowski was bor in Krewe (prov. Wilna). Later he has lived in Wilna. He descends from an important Talmudist family, from which the well-known family of Katzenwellenbogen also descends. He is a great grandson of thegreat Gaon R. Eliezer from Saschkowitz. Ome of the principalauthorities of the time. He is also closely related to the Strachuns, who have produced well-known commentaries on the Talmud.
He has studied at the Jeshiwous in Osmana and Wilna and he has continued his studies in Iljeh Subsequently he has trained to become a soufeir in Wilna.
Early in 193 he came to the Netherlands. On a special recommandation of the Vilner Rauw Sjaloumo Hakkouheim he was that same year appointed soufeir under O.R. Berenstein z.g.. Im 1903 he was appointed by dr T. Lewenstein at the Kasjroeth and pensioned of in 1930. He still works as a soufeir.
Rebbe Milikowski the author )signed as ll’ knows, would not his merits sung too loudly. Still, they have not been unnoticed., on the occasion of his 70th birthday, the Upperrabinate has honoured him with the title of Chouweir.
Prime Minister of Israel. Born 1949 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Grandson of
In 1947 Sonia married David Leyzer Meltzer from Volozhin.
Our family; my parents, brother and sister and I were driven away from
The Aktion took place during the second Pogrom, They put us in groups
The killings were conducted near the Jewish Graveyard The Jews were
My father told me:
“Run, my son, perhaps you'll be the sole to survive of our family”.
I put myself on his shoulders, removed some tiles from the roof and ran away.
One other person was able to jump and run away after me, It was Ele
I found out that my parents, my sister and brother were executed on
I ran back into forest after the third slaughter, then I was able to
They brought a group of us into Vilnius in December 1942, where we
Once in the evening, returning from work, I ran away into a nearby
I was released from the army and returned to Volozhin in December 1945
Our marriage took place in Volozhin in 1947. Our daughter Hasia was
Our son Shimon was born in Volozhin on 1954. We made Aliya to Israel
David' story is translated from Russian by M. Porat---------
Alter Shmidt - My father and my mother Bela, born in Krewo, Poland in
My father Alter was born in 1890 to David Gdalyahu Shmidt and Shula of
He sent his three children Batia, Malka and Yitzhak to the Tarbut
Father was a Zionist and he instilled his love for the land of Israel
Yad Vashem reports by Malka
Shmit*, Alter - Yaakov
Szmidt Nee Milikovski,Bela
Bela Szmidt Nee Milikovski was born in Krewo, Poland in 1890 to Shimon
Batia Szmidt was born in Lebedevo, Poland in 1922 to Alter and Bela.
Yentl Lev was born in Lebedevo, Poland in 1928 to Yisrael and Golda.
Fiya Klebanov was born in Lebedevo, Poland in 1920 to Roda and ? (her
Information about Malka Weissman nee Schmidt of Lebedevo
(phone conversation to Qiryat-Motskin, Israel on July 22, 2004)
Malka was born in 1920 in Lebedevo and her father's name was Alter
Malka, her sister and her brother were all very involved in the
In 2004, Malka visited her grandson. He showed her my site and she was
Thursday, July 22, 2004 at 14:39:37 (EDT)
I'm sending you pictures (2 emails) from my grandmother’s hometown of
In the 1929 Polish business directory for Lebedevo we find; Schmidt B.
|On December 16 2013 my mother Mina (Milikowsky) Podberesky passed away at the age of 92. She was likely the last living survivor of the Nazi liquidation of the Vishnevo ghetto in 1942.
From: Esther Epstein <estherwasser@.com>
My mother (Libby Wasser, holding a book) was finally able to share her story with me at length a few years before she died. Her story was heart wrenching, and even now it is hard for me to share her story. I noticed that on your Krewo website, picture 26 mentions Gershon Milikovsky and his daughter Roza ( or Raizala) and her brother Noah. My mother said that Gershon and Judah Milikovsky were uncles and business partners with her father, Chaim Yehudah, and Roza was her cousin and best friend. She described how Noah perished. Could you possibly put me in touch with the person who wrote the caption to this picture? Thank you for any help you could provide.
|Elisha Netanyahu, December 21, 1912 – April 3, 1986) was an Israeli mathematician specializing in complex analysis. Over the course of his work at the Technion he was the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences and established the separate Department of Mathematics. Historian Benzion Netanyahu was his brother and Benjamin Netanyahu, current Prime Minister of Israel was his nephew.
Netanyahu was born in Warsaw, Poland, to the writer and Zionist activist Nathan Mileikowsky. He was the third of nine children (most immigrated to the U.S and kept the last name Mileikowsky). In 1920 the family made aliyah to the Land of Israel. The family eventually settled in Jerusalem and adopted Hebrew name Netanyahu.
Netanyahu went to the Reali School in Haifa, from which he graduated in 1930. He later returned to Reali in 1935 to teach mathematics there. He studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, from which he received his BS, MA and PhD (1942). His advisors were Michael Fekete and Binyamin Amirà. After the graduation he joined the British Army as a volunteer, serving in Egypt and then in Italy as an officer in a unit of the Royal Engineering Corps. He specialized in preparation of maps, which he continued to do during Israel's War of Independence in 1948.
After he was demobilized in 1946, he became a lecturer at the Technion. He rose to a professor in 1958, and later became the head of the Mathematics Section, then as Dean of the Faculty of Sciences. His administrative efforts also played an important role towards establishment of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
He had long term visits at Stanford University (1953–54), NYU (1961), the University of New Mexico (1969), the University of Maryland, College Park (1973), and ETH Zürich (1979). In 1980, Netanyahu retired from the Technion and moved to Jerusalem, where he died of cancer in 1986.
Throughout his long career, Netanyahu collaborated with Paul Erd?s, Charles Loewner and other leading mathematicians, continuing and expanding the analytical traditions at the Technion.
In 1949 Netanyahu married Shoshana Shenburg, his former student at the Reali, who later became the second female justice at the Israel Supreme Court. They had two children: Nathan (b. 1951), a professor of computer science at Bar-Ilan University, and Dan (b. 1954), an information systems auditor.
Elisha Netanyahu Memorial Lectures
The Elisha Netanyahu Memorial Lecture Series was established by the Netanyahu family and the Technion to honor the memory in 1987 with the first lecture by Paul Erd?s. In other years, the speakers included Lars Ahlfors, Robert Aumann, Lipman Bers, Enrico Bombieri, Charles Fefferman, Samuel Karlin, David Kazhdan, Louis Nirenberg, Terence Tao, Wendelin Werner, and Don Zagier.
• J.M. Anderson, "Obituary: Elisha Netanyahu", Bull. London Math. Soc. 20 (1988), no. 6, 613–618.
• Lawrence Zalcman, In memoriam Elisha Netanyahu 1912–1986, Journal d'Analyse Mathématique, vol. 60:1 (December 1993), pp. 1–10.
• Elisha Netanyahu Memorial Lectures