Tag: Jews of Płock

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. Initially, he was a rabbi in Szreńsk (from 1891), then in Zakroczym (from 1895). He was one of the founders of the Mizrachi party and a co-founder of the Jewish Coeducational Middle School for Humanities in Płock, as well as the president of the Committee for Aid to Jews in Płock. In 1920, he was a board member of the Płock Children’s Aid Committee.

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 Drzewina, who was a dental technician by profession. Their daughter’s name was Hania.

Ryfka, her husband Abram and Hania were all murdered by the German occupier.

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 survived in the city space, but from the film you will also learn about other interesting facts: do you know that in 1872 there were as many as 45 private prayer houses in Płock? We invite you to watch the film on the Foundation’s Facebook, Youtube and Vimeo channels.

The film is available in Polish, with Polish and English subtitles.

Artur Ber

Artur Ber

Alter aka Artur Paltych Ber was born on March 25, 1908 in Płock, as the son of Chaskiel aka Henryk, a trader by profession, and Dwojra aka Dorota nee Wajnrajch, who came from the village of Tursk in the Mazovia region. In 1916, Alter entered […]


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