Monday, November 9, 2009

Amazing Video of Ponovitch Yeshiva & Other Mosdos in 1950s

Untitled from bhol on Vimeo.

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6 comments:

yaak said...

Wow. Amazing video. I'm guessing it was used for fundraising for Bnei Brak institutions.

concerned Jew said...

It's Ponevezh, not Ponovitch. A correction is in order.

Reminds me of an entry in the Encyclopedia of the city of NY on Borough Park, which mentions Hassidic groups there, listing one of them as the Belts, instead of Belz.

Menashe said...

I discovered a couple days ago I have family from Ponovezh! Along with Vilna, which I've known forever. Hashem has a good sense of humor.

DixieYid (يهودي جنوبي) said...

Menashe, That is funny.

Consider returning to your roots?

;-)

Menashe said...

The Alter Rebbe was known as der litvak among the chasidim harishonim..

Nosson said...

i think that's a young rav shach giving shiur towards the beginning of the video!