Genealogy Projects tagged with Belarus on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Minsk Ghetto גטו מינסק

    The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe , and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It housed close to 100,000 Jews, most of whom perished in The Holocaust. The ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Be...

  • Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus

    Documents pertaining to Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus which was decimated by the Nazis in 1942. A Jewish community was established in Beshenkovichi at the beginning of the 17th century. In the period between the two world wars local Jews worked in crafts and small trade until the latter was forbiden at the beginning of the 1930s. In the area there were also more than one Jewish kolkh...

  • Sporovo, Biaroza District, Brest Region, Belarus / Спорово, Березовский район, Брестская область, Беларусь

    This project seeks to increase cooperative research concerning past residents of the village of Sporovo, Biaroza District, Brest Region, Belarus . Please join us and feel free to add any relatives who were born in or lived in Sporovo to the project.

  • Jews of Belarus

    This is an umbrella project for all of the projects related to the Jews of Belarus. Jewish Communities of the Borisov District Belarusian Jews Shoah in Belarus Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus Hurowitz-from-Belarus-Project Shifrin-Family-Circle Meisels-Family

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  • Notable Russian Jews - ידוענים יהודים ילידי רוסיה

    The Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world. Within these territories the Jewish community flourished and developed many of modern Judaism's most distinctive theological and cultural traditions. Jews have been present in contemporary Armenia and Georgia since the Babylonian captivity. Records exist from the 4th century showing that there were Armenian cit...

  • Pińsk Ghetto

    The Pińsk Ghetto (Polish: Getto w Pińsku) was a World War II extermination ghetto created by Nazi Germany for the confinement of Polish Jews living in the city of Pińsk (now Pinsk, Belarus) in the eastern territory of occupied Poland. Pińsk was overrun by the Red Army in 1939 during the Soviet invasion of Poland and captured in 1941 by the Wehrmacht in Operation Barb...

  • Stolin, Belarus

    This project seeks to increase cooperative research concerning past residents of the town of Stolin, Belarus (formerly part of the Russian and Polish Empires). Please join us and feel free to add any relatives who were born in or lived in Stolin to the project. For more information on Stolin, visit ------------------------------------- Karlin-Stolin Chasidim ...

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  • Grodno Ghetto

    Grodno Ghetto was created by Nazi Germans in November 1941, in the city of Hrodna (Grodno), which was part of the Second Polish Republic until the Soviet invasion of Poland, and subsequently incorporated by the Soviets into the Belarusian SSR. Hrodna (German: Garten) was annexed by the Nazis to the Bezirk Bialystok district of East Prussia in the aftermath of the German attack on the Soviet Uni...

  • Jewish Communities of the Borisov District, Belarus

    This is an umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in the Borisov uezd (county) of the Minsk District of Belarus. Our goal is to set up a project page for each of the communities, and include links to families from those communities on the particular project page. For a good example of what can be done, see [ TBD ]. Shtetls of Belarus - Borisov JewishGen Bor...

  • Mogilev Region (Belarus)

    The Mogilev Region is a province (voblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Mogilyov (Mahilyow).Important cities within the voblast' include: Mogilyov, Asipovichy, and Babruysk.

  • Dereczyn Ghetto

    This Ghetto contained Jews from Dereczyn, Halinka and Kolonia--Sinaiska. The Ghetto was liquidated by the SS Death Squads - Einsatzgruppen on July 24, 1942 or 10 day of Av 5702. -------------------------- El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer