Chairman of Community Comity of Turisk
Yizhak (Iche) was born in Turisk in 1882 to his parents Idul and Riva-leah. A six children family Yizhak among the youngest. His
Father Idul was a man of the world,and a businessman, wandering to South America, Europe, and many other countries.
When he came back toTurisk, and settled down, it provided him
Respect of the Turiscians, Jews and others. Two of his sons left
For South America, but Yizhak, who was very talented , started
a successful food business, became partner of the big flour mill,
and other business. He married Ester,and they gave birth to seven children. Yizhak was among the first youngsters who initiated the erecting of the "Tarbut" school, the Hebrew library,
and all his children attendet and studiet there. His branchet out
busines brought him wide influence among the community members, specially among the masses of craftsman, handiwork
Jewihs people, who were the majority in Turisk. He became the
most important arbitrator and honest broker to them. This position contributed in the elections as the chairman of the community comity. He was elected three times, He enjoyed
exelent relations with polish authorities, for the benefit of the
community and the people. He was happy, four of his children
managed to leave for Palestine in time…He shared the fate of all
the Jews of Turisk in September 1942.