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Jewish Families from Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine

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This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine, also known as Skała, Skala-Podil's'ka, Skal, Skala am Zbrucz, Skała nad Zbruczem.

Skala is located at latitude 48°51´, longitude 26°12' at an altitude of 728 feet. For years prior to World War I, Skala was in the province of Galicia, on the eastern border of the Austro-Hungarian empire. In between the two world wars, Skala was part of Poland. In the present-day, Skala is in Ukraine: Ternopil’ska oblast (province), Borshchivskyi Raion (county), Borszczow administrative district, and Skala judicial tax district.

Skala-Podol'skaya [Rus], Skała [Pol], Skala-Podil's'ka [Ukr], Skal [Yid], Skala am Zbrucz [Ger], Skała nad Zbruczem

Ukrainian: Скала-Подільська. Russian: Скала-Подольская. Hebrew: סקאלה 56 miles SSE of Tarnopol, 21 miles NW of Kamenets-Podolsk, 8 miles ENE of Borshchev. On the Zbruch River (former border between Galicia and Russian Empire).

Jewish Population: 3,449 (in 1880), 1,555 (in 1921)

1900: Skała, Borszczów, Galicia, Austrian Empire 1930: Skała, Borszczów powiat, Tarnopol województwo, Poland

Gesher Galicia - Skala Podolskaya

JewishGen - Skala Podolskaya

Kenilalinks - Skala on the River Zbrucz Website