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Jewish Community in Tomaszow Mazowiecki

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This project seeks to connect all the Jewish families from the town of Tomaszow, Mazowiecki, Poland.

(Note: a separate project on Geni.com has been created for the different town of Tomaszow, Lubelski)



Resources for Genealogical and Historical Research - Tomaszow, Mazowiecki

JewishGen Communities Database - [https://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/community.php?usbgn=-532973]

JewishGen Family Finder - [https://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/jgffform.php?feature=-532973&town=To...]

JewishGen Yitzkor Book Project - [https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/yizkor.php?townid=545

JRI-Poland - [https://jri-poland.org/town/tomaszow_mazowi.htm]

Tomaszow Historical Society

(Note - I've recently been informed that there is an entire volume in Polish on the history of Jewish Tomaszow and a second entire volume of biographies of notable Tomaszow Jews. Both volumes are published by the Tomaszow Historical society and authored by a professor at the university in Lodz) - link and other information to follow when located. (note by R.Goodman 8/26/20)

Book - ""The Tailors of Tomaszow" by Allan Chernoff http://www.allanchernoff.com/works.htm

Information about Tomaszow from Virtual [https://sztetl.org.pl/en/towns/t/525-tomaszow-mazowiecki/99-history...]


The Foundation Spaces of Memory [http://pasazepamieci.pl/en/foundation/]

(" established in 2016 as a space of dialogue around the multicultural heritage of Tomaszów Mazowiecki. The Foundation aims to initiate and support cultural and educational activities leading to the advancement of knowledge of the large and rich local history. Another aim of the Foundation is to work out modern forms of didactic and artistic work, education through art and popularization of comprehensive development. It encourages attitudes of openness and mutual acceptance. It aims to become a place of creative ventures in the field of education and publishing." (text excerpt from Foundation website "about us" page) (website available in polish and english)


Cemetery in Tomaszow Mazowiecki - [http://cmentarze-zydowskie.pl/tomaszow.htm]


Holocaust

Tomaszow Mazowiecki Ghetto - [http://www.deathcamps.org/occupation/tomaszow%20ghetto.html]

'Partial list of victims (in english)' - [https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tomaszow/tom626.html]


Yitzkor Book for Tomaszow Mazowiecki (Table of Contents translated to english) - [https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tomaszow/Tomaszow.html]

Yitzkor Book for Tomaszow Mazowiecki (Digital copy of entire book, in hebrew and yiddish) - https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/284851c0-323b-0133-83e2-5...


General Resources

Wikipedia entry for Tomaszow, Mazowiecki - [https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomasz%C3%B3w_Mazowiecki] (in polish, with option to translate to english)



Special thanks and credit to BloodandFrogs.com for their excellent collection of links, resources and organizational format which greatly assisted and inspired this Geni.com town project for Tomaszow, Mazowicki.

[https://bloodandfrogs.com/compendium/poland/lodz/tomaszow-mazowiecki]