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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Among the Jews, a book kept in a synagogue in which are recorded the transactions of the congregation.

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  • The text was then translated into Hebrew three times in three different years: Once, by Faygnberg herself, as above; and twice by Alter Druyanow (1870 – 1938), as follows: “Tahat ha-Patish” (Under the Hammer, translation of an additional, unpublished version of A pinkes fun a toyter shtot entitled Untern hamer), translated and edited by Alter Druyanow.

    Rokhl Faygnberg (Imri).

  • Warsaw: 1925; A pinkes fun a toyter shtot: Khurbn Dubove (Record Book of a Dead City: The Destruction of Dubove).

    Rokhl Faygnberg (Imri).

  • This work was originally published in Yiddish as A pinkes fun a toyter shtot: Khurbn Dubove (Record Book of a Dead City: The Destruction of Dubove).

    Rokhl Faygnberg (Imri).

  • Her book A pinkes fun a toyter shtot (Record Book of a Dead City), published in Warsaw in 1926, was a historical chronicle of the town of Dubove (in the Ukraine) during this devastation.

    Rokhl Faygnberg (Imri).

  • A few monthly roses, pinkes, lilies, and Spanish broom filled this bed, around which in the summer season boxes of paurestinus, pomegranates, and myrtle were placed.

    The Jealousies of a Country Town

  • As Gerarde says, "Virgin-like Pinke is like unto the rest of the garden pinkes in stalkes, leaves, and rootes.

    Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.

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