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Jewish Families from Izyaslav (Zaslavl), Ukraine

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  • Michael Silverman (1851 - 1937)
    Hebrew name Yekhiel Mikha'el. Hard to read but I believe his father's name is Israel. Name: Michael Silbermann Gender: männlich (Male) Departure Age: 33 Occupation: Arbeiter Birth Date: abt...
  • Samuel Spinner (1880 - 1963)
    Samuel Spinner (born Schloime Spiner ; May 15, 1881 – April 25, 1963) was a Ukrainian-Jewish-American bagmaker and leather worker who lived in Boston, Massachusetts. Spinner was born on May 15, 1881 ...
  • Pinchus Nimoy (1870 - d.)
  • Frieda Horowitz (c.1867 - 1959)
  • Shefra (Sarah) Spinner (1878 - 1961)

Izyaslav (formerly  Zaslav) city in Khmelnitski region (former Kamenets-Podolski), Ukraine. Situated on the Horyn river, the city dates back to the 11th century. It is one of the oldest cities in Volhynia. The first evidence about the Jewish community there dates back to the first half of the 16th  century. . . . ‘’Continued

Izyaslav [Ukr], Zaslav [Rus], Zaslaw [Pol], Izyaslavl, Zaslavl, Iziaslav, Isjaslav, Izjaslaw

Notable Jews of Izyaslav

  • Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015). Actor, film director, poet, singer, and photographer, best known for his role of Spock in the original Star Trek series. Nimoy was born in Boston in 1931 to parents who were Orthodox Jewish immigrants from Izyaslav, Ukraine
  • Bill Mazer (1920, Izyaslav – 2013), was an American television and radio personality.
  • Nathan ben Moses Hannover (? – 1663), was a Jewish historian, Talmudist, and kabbalist.
  • Isabella Laskos (1830, Izyaslav – 1877, St. Petersburg), was the russian writer.
  • Tzvi Tzur (1923, Izyaslav – 2004), was an Israeli officer who served as the IDF’s 6th Chief of Staff.

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