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http://www.home.art.pl/proszyk/about.htm Information on the book Jewish Cemetery in Bielsko-Biala by Jacek Proszyk. "It depicts the history of two Jewish cemeteries: one at CieszyƱska Street in Bielsko, and the other, no longer in existence, at Wyzwolenia Street in Biala. (Bielsko-Biala was once two towns: Bielsko and Biala.) ...The war did not spare the cemetery, either, which fell victim to thievery. A great number of gravestones were stolen, especially from the oldest sector, family vaults, and the Aleja Zastuzonych (Alley of the Men of Merit) - Bielsko's honorary citizen Salomon Pollak, architect Karol Korn, the first Bielsko rabbis Lazar Frankfurter and Lesser Wolf, bibliophile and collector Salomon Halberstam whose fame spread all over Europe, city councillor dr. Siegmund Markusfeld, cantor Ignacy Goldmann, prof. Michael Berkowicz - these and many other distinguished individuals all had their gravestones stolen. "
 
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