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.
The website Jewish Heritage Europe reports on the local initiative in Susz (Poland) to establish a museum of local history in the building of the
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.