Rabbi Chajim Kluger - A Childhood Memoir: A Double Childhood Paperback – September 16, 2011 by Melanie Lowy (Author)

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1/21/2017 at 7:33 PM

In 1772, Galicia was the largest part of the area annexed by Austria in the First Partition of Poland. As such, the Austrian region of Poland and what was later to become Ukraine was known as the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria to underline the Hungarian claims to the country.

great grandpa Moshe Yona Stiel
"after a pogram settled in Russia in Galacia and married the daughter of Rabbi Chajim Kluger. When the Rabbi died great grandpa became rabbi. His son Yisroel Dov Halevi passed over the rabbinatge rightully his to his younger brother out of modesty and altruism. He considered Yiddish one of the seventy holy languages given by God to Moses on Mt Sinai

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