Friday, September 14, 2007

Munkacs (Rosh Hashanah)

Munkacs, a town in the Carpathians, once part of Hungary (hence the name), today in the Western Ukraine. Photographs in Roman Vishniac--the shul of the Mukachevo Rebbe. Described there, room awash with seforim, the books every which way on old wooden shelves. The year was 1938, R. Baruch Rabinowitz, "seated between candles...," his chassidim gathered round...

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