Genealogy Projects tagged with Ukraine on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Communities of Galicia

    This project is an "Umbrella Project" for all of the Jewish Communities of Galicia (now Western Ukraine and Southeastern Poland). See the examples for Krakow , Lemberg , Przemyśl , Tarnopol , and Tarnow . Please feel free to add more towns or create town projects for these towns and add them to this page. Then add public profiles to the town projects and invite collaborators to wor...

  • Jewish Families of Chorostkow (Khorostkiv, Ukraine)

    The purpose of this project is to identify and connect all of the Jewish families of the small town of Chorostkow. Chorostkow, now called Khorostkiv is located between Husiatyn and Kopyczynce, on the banks of the River Taina in the Ternopil Oblast of the Ukraine in what was once Galician Podolia. The village was granted the rights of a small town by local magnate named Siamianski who invited ...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Communities ( Shtetels ) of Ukraine

    Jewish settlements in Ukraine can be traced back to the 8th century. During the period of the Khazar kingdom , Jews lived on the banks of the River Dnieper and in the east and south of Ukraine and the Crimea. The Kingdom was considered the most influential of the medieval period because of its economic and diplomatic standing. The Khazars, an ancient nomadic Turkic people who reached the lowe...

  • Jewish Families of Strusov, Ukraine (Formerly Strusiv, Galicia, Austro-Hungary)

    Strusov is a very small town located in Ternopolskaya at 49º20 25º37, near Ternopil and 12 km from Terebovlya and 120 km from Chernovtsy. The cemetery is located at SW village, near entry from Buchach. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews. The earliest known Jewish Community was 18th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 579. The last known Chortkovskaya Hasi...

  • Brody is no more

    'In celebration of the town of Brody, Austria , present day Ukraine , and the people who came from there, particularly those who died in the Holocaust. Please add your ancestors or heroes from Brody to the project. You can do so by "following" the project first, then "add a profile to project" from the "more actions" menu. The Jewish community of Brody (district city in Lviv (Lvov) regi...

  • Jewish Families of Kolomea /Kolomyja

    Background Kolomea (or Kolomyya; Pol., Kołomyja; Ger., Kolomea), city on the Prut River in Ukraine. Jews first settled in Kołomea, then part of Poland, at about the turn of the sixteenth century. Although many were murdered and the community was destroyed during the Khmel’nyts’kyi massacres of 1648–1649, the Jewish population quickly reestablished itself and...

  • Dolyna,Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine-(Dolina, Galicia)-Portrait of the Shtetl in Transition

    I have started this project to give a forum for geni members who's ancestors came from the Shtetl of Dolina in the former Austro-Hungarian Province of Galicia ( now Dolyna, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, as distinct from Dolina-Janov). I have started with profiles of my father, uncle, grandfathers, and one grandmother who were born there. Collaborators are welcome to add names of other Doliners to h...