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Jewish Families from Ostrów Mazowiecka, Poland

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This project is to collect and refer to all of the Jewish families connected to or from Ostrów Mazowiecka, Poland. Not to be confused with several other towns with the same name or similar name in other areas of Poland or the Czech Republic.

Ostrów Mazowiecka is a town in northeastern Poland with 23,486 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Masovian Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Ostrołęka Voivodeship (1975-1998). It is the capital of Ostrów Mazowiecka County.

There is no better resource than this Yizkor book translated by JewishGen resources and researchers:

Sefer ha-zikaron le-kehilat Ostrov-Mazovyetsk (Memorial book of the community of Ostrow-Mazowiecka), Editors: A. Margalit, Tel Aviv, Association of Former Residents of Ostrow-Mazowieck, 1960 (H, Y, 653 pages).

Jewish Records Indexing Poland for this town are available under the following link:

https://jri-poland.org/town/ostrow_mazowiec.htm Many Birth Marriage Death BMD records have been indexed and are available online. 

JRI-Poland.org also offers a Research Group for Ostrow Mazowieckia genealogy. http://www.jri-poland.org

The International Jewish Cemetery project has extensive notes on this town and the cemeteries associated with it here:

https://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/poland/ostrow-mazowiecka...

The Museum of Family History, a Jewish online only site offers extensive data on this town here:

http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/lee-ostrowmaz.htm Subject: More Yizkor Books in translation at reduced prices by ordering directly from JewishGen From: Joel Alpert <joelnmnalpert@gmail.com> Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 12:59:22 -0700 X-Message-Number: 3

Yizkor Books in Print Project is happy to add more books to the list of those being offered at reduced prices by ordering directly from Jewishgen. They are:

Ostrow Mazowiecka: Memorial (Yizkor) Book of the Jewish Community of Ostrow Mazowiecka Sierpc: Memorial (Yizkor) Book of the Community of Sierpc, Poland - Rokitno-Wolyn: Rokitno-Wolyn and Surroundings - Memorial Book and Testimony Dusiat: There Was A Shtetl In Lithuania: Dusiat Sokoly: Deliverance - THE DIARY OF MICHAEL MAIK: In Memory of the Destroyed Jewish Community of Sokoly, Poland Drohitchin: Drohitchin Memorial (Yizkor) Book - 500 Years of Jewish Life (Drohiczyn, Belarus)

go to our web page: https://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html make sure you click on the link to Jewishgen to get to the order form.

Find your book and order directly from JewishGen for lower prices. Our aim is to get the books in people's hands at as low prices as possible.

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor Books in Print Project