Genealogy Projects tagged with Burgenland on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Communities of Burgenland

    BURGENLAND is one of the federal states of Austria, on the Hungarian border. Located in Burgenland were the "Seven Communities" ( Sheva Kehillot or Sieben Gemeinden ), noted for their outstanding yeshivot and eminent rabbis: Eisenstadt (Hung. Kismarton; Heb. א״ש) Mattersburg/ Mattersdorf (Hung. Nagymarton) Deutschkreutz (Hung. Sopronkeresztúr, Németk...

  • Jewish Community of Deutschkreutz

    BACKGROUND DEUTSCHKREUTZ (also Hung. Keresztur or Nemetkeresztur, Sopronkeresztur; Heb. צלם, צעלם), is a town in Eastern Austria. Deutschkreutz was one of the "Seven Communities" (Sheva Kehillot in the Burgenland region. The Jewish community of Deutschkreutz was known in the Jewish world by the name Zelem (or Tzelem) which was chosen to avoid...

  • Jewish Community of Kobersdorf

    Background Kobersdorf ( Kabold in Hungarian) is a town in Eastern Austria in the Burgenland region. Kobersdorf, like the other towns of Burgenland, belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary until 1920-21. After the end of the First World War, the western border area of Hungary was awarded to Austria by the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon. Since 1921, the town has belonged to the newly founded ...

  • The Jewish community of Eisenstadt

    Eisenstadt (Hungarian: Kismarton), is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland . The Jewish community of Eisenstadt was one of the oldest in Hungary. Its town charter of 1373 noted that Jews lived both within and outside the city walls. However, there is evidence that Jews had arrived in this area with the Roman Legions, well over 1,000 years before. In 1622, Eisenstadt came under t...