He was born in 1848 in Vilkaviškis as Hosias Rischmann and had received his education as a young man in a yeshiva in Vilnius and at Salanter in Kaunas. Since 1895 he was in charge of the congregation in Seckenburg.
Excursions through East and West Prussia. These places changed their rulers several times in history, which also had an impact on the migration of Jews overseas and within Prussia.
We like to share this initiatives on the history of the Jews in Zalewo and have therefore translated this issue from Polish into English.
We invite you to take the opportunity to visit the exhibition of 2017! Learn more about the little known aspects of life in Königsberg at