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Lejb Abrahamowicz Rakowski

Lejb Abrahamowicz Rakowski

Lejb Abrahamowicz Rakowski (around 1817-1893) – a rabbi of Płock, an outstanding Talmudist. Son of Abram and Paja. His wife was Fajga née Horwitz (approx. 1818-1878), daughter of Moszek Chaim and Cypra née Frenkiel, with whom he had sons Abba Józef (born 1857), Jankiel Moszek […]

Juda Lejb Złotnik

Juda Lejb Złotnik

Juda Lejb Złotnik (1888-1962) – rabbi, son of Abram Icek and Chana Nacha née Lisser. He was the half-brother of rabbi Jonasz Markus Złotnik (1858-1922). In Płock, he attended one of the cheders and graduated from the rabbinical seminary in Olsztyn. In 1910, he passed […]

Chaskiel Lipszyc

Chaskiel Lipszyc

Chaskiel Lipszyc (1857-1932) – rabbi, Talmudist, writer and social activist. The son of Rabbi Hillel and Chaja, he came from the Eastern Borderlands. From 1887 he was a rabbi in Jurburg, then in Bausk. In the years 1894-1906 he was a rabbi in Płock. He […]

Jonasz Markus Złotnik

Jonasz Markus Złotnik

Jonasz Markus Złotnik (1858-1922) – son of a trader from Wyszogród and owner of an oil mill, Abram Icek Złotnik and Necha nee Walfisz, a Rabbi of Płock in 1908-1922, a social activist. He passed the exam to become a rabbi on January 18, 1890. […]

Salomea Kempner

Salomea Kempner

She was part of the group gathered by the creator of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. Salomea Kempner, a doctor and psychoanalyst from Płock, was born in 1880 to the family of Mojżesz Hersz and Ella Ruchla nee Margulies. She studied medicine at the universities of Bern, […]

The history of the Jewish cemeteries and the mikveh of Płock in the series “Płock within your reach”

The history of the Jewish cemeteries and the mikveh of Płock in the series “Płock within your reach”

The third episode of the series “Płock within your reach”, which the Nobiscum Foundation is preparing thanks to the funding received from the Grant Fund for Płock, is devoted to the history of Jewish cemeteries and the mikveh in Płock – the most important, next […]

Ryfka Goldkind

Ryfka Goldkind

Ryfka Goldkind (born 1902) – daughter of Wolf Dawid and Estera Czosnek, a dentist (she received her diploma in Warsaw in 1925). Her office was located at 3 Kolegialna Street. Ryfka’s husband was Abram Mordka (Adam) Goldkind (born 1896), son of Icek and Tema née […]

Abram Mojżesz Widawski

Abram Mojżesz Widawski

Abram Mojżesz Widawski – a doctor of internal medicine, was born on May 21, 1893 as the son of Mendel and Masza née Płockier. He graduated from medical studies in 1925 in Warsaw. Initially, he practiced in Wyszogród. Abram Mojżesz Widawski’s wife was Dyna Ryfka […]

Regina Ber

Regina Ber

Regina Ber – born on November 4, 1909 as the daughter of Chaskiel and Dwojra nee Wajnrajch, sister of doctor Artur Ber. She was a dentist (she graduated in 1933). Her dentist office was located at 18 Sienkiewicza Street (currently 38 Sienkiewicza Street). Regina’s husband […]

The synagogues of Płock – first episode of the series “Płock within your reach”

The synagogues of Płock – first episode of the series “Płock within your reach”

A few days ago, the first episode of the series “Płock within your reach”, produced by the Nobiscum Foundation thanks to the funding from the Grant Fund for Płock, had its premiere. Gabriela Nowak-Dąbrowska discusses the history of the synagogues of Płock, of which one […]



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