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Jewish Families from or connected to Radzymin, Masovian, Poland

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  • Icchak Zysman (b. - c.1942)
    cf. Yad Vashem Page of Testimony: Zisman was born in Radzymin, Poland. He was married to Khana. Prior to WWII he lived in Bruxelles, Belgium. During the war he was in Bruxelles, Belgium.Icchak was murd...
  • Moritz Moriz Zysman (1894 - aft.1942)
    Moritz Moriz ZYSMAN ZISMAN: b. 14 Jan 1894, Radzymin - d. after 7 Sept 1942, Auschwitz, HOLOCAUSTN.B. Not 100% sure of this relation but looks likely ...Details of deportation and subsequent death cour...
  • Gitla Taube Herman (1892 - aft.1942)
    Gitla Gitel etc. Taube HERMAN, née ZYSMAN: b. 18 Oct 1892, ? - d. after 23 Aug 1942, unknown location?, HOLOCAUSTDetails of deportation and subsequent death courtesy of:Icchak & Gitla hERMAN were in th...
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer, Nobel Prize in Literature 1978 (1902 - 1991)
    There is some doubt as to the actual date of birth - July 14 or July 21, 1902 Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצחק באַשעװיס זינגער; November 21, 1902 (see notes below) – July 24, 1991) was a Polis...
  • Hinda Koluska (c.1850 - d.)

This project attempts to collect Jewish families from or connected to the town of Radzymin in the Masovian area of Poland, a few miles NorthEast of Warsaw. Due to the population growth of Warsaw it is now a suburb of Warsaw.

On Yad Vashem we find a large number of entries, over 9000, of people who claimed birth or residency in Radzymin, and who perished in the the Holocaust. Many names were recovered by Awraham Aron Radziner in a personal notebook list of Jews who perished in the Holocaust that Yad Vashem used.

The site at offers a great deal of information about the town and the strong Jewish presence.

On JewishGen in the Family Finder database (JGFF) we find 50 researchers looking for information on about 80 family names of individuals from or connected to Radzymin.

From the International Jewish Cemetery Project, accessed March 9, 2021: "RADZYMIN: Mazowieckie Coat of arms of RadzyminAlternate names: Radzymin [Pol, Rus], Rodzamin, ראדזימין [Yid], Радзымин [Rus], Radimin, Radomin, Radzimin, Radzmin, Rodimin. 52°25' N, 21°11' E, 14 miles NE of Warszawa, 17 miles SW of Wyszków, 5 miles NW of Wołomin. 1900 Jewish population: 2,136. Yizkor: Sefer zikaron le-kehilat Radzymin [Le livre du souvenir de la communaute juive de Radzymin], (Tel Aviv, 1975). This town is one of the distant suburbs of the city of Warsaw in the powiat of Wołomin of Masovian Voivodeship wotj 7,595 inhabitants in 2004. Gmina Radzymin is an urban-rural administrative district) in east-central Poland. Apart from the town of Radzymin, Gmina Radzymin contains the villages and settlements of Arciechów, Borki, Cegielnia, Ciemne, Dybów-Folwark, Dybów-Górki, Dybów-Kolonia, Emilianów, Łąki, Łosie, Mokre, Nadma, Nowe Załubice, Nowy Janków, Opole, Popielarze, Ruda, Rżyska, Sieraków, Słupno, Stare Załubice, Stary Dybów, Stary Janków, Wiktorów, Zawady and Zwierzyniec. [June 2009] Jews lived in Radzymin in the 17th century and for many years were over half the population of the city. Chasidism took root here because of tzaddik Jacob Arie Guterman. Shortly after the outbreak of WWII, these Jews fled into the East. The Nazis incarcerated those who remained in the ghetto between the streets Zduńska, Reymonta, Warsaw and the Old Market. Famine, executions, typhus and other diseases depopulated of the ghetto until its liquidation on October 3, 1942 as residents were deported to Treblinka. The prewar population was 3,500 Jews. 40 survived the Holocaust. Isaac Bashevis Singer, recipient of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born into a family of Hasidic Jews in Radzymin [June 2009]

CEMETERY: Located on ul Mickiewicza, the exact date of establishment is unknown, but burials were made as early as the 18th century in the 1.8 ha site. 160 Jews were killed here during the Warsaw Insurrection of 1794. The Gmina Cooperative sold as scrap those gravestones that survived the war. The land is now a small park. At its edge is a concrete pedestal and plaque with inscriptions in Hebrew for Rabbi Szlomo Jehoszua. In spring 2006, the inscription has been destroyed, broken in two parts in winter 2006. Vandals also a smashed marble gravestone, leaving fragments on the ground. photos and photos. [June 2009]

MASS GRAVE: An obelisk marks a mass grave of approximately 100 Jews from the concentration camp in Radzymin, who were murdered by the Nazis in October 1942. [February 2010]"

From JewishGen Yizkor Book Database: Here is a link to an extensive and comprehensive collection of information and memories of Radzymin.

From Jewish Records Indexing Poland project JRI-Poland there are some files on microfilm for the town of Radzymin. JRI-Poland is looking for volunteers to examine these films and extract genealogical data for Birth, Death and Marriage. Here is the summary for Radzymin: If there are LDS records listed below for your town but there is no Shtetl CO-OP Coordinator indicated under "contacts," please register your interest in helping to index your town's records by contacting

If there are no LDS records listed below and you have an interest in the records of the town, please contact the Town Leader listed under "contacts" or Stanley Diamond.

Gubernia: Warszawa Province: Warszawa Click for Google Map or JewishGen Resource Map Latitude: 52°25'00 Longitude: 21°11'00 USBGN: -525,047

Updated on 02/12/13

Virtual Shtetl, Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Click here

JewishGen Communities Page for Radzymin Click here

Source of Records: Online Database (merged into PSA data)


Years - uninterrupted / partial


Online status

Archive 73 Fond 751

1829 / 1898



Archive 73 Fond 751

1829 / 1898



Archive 73 Fond 751

1829 / 1898



Surviving records less than 100 years old are held in the Civil Records Offices (Urzad Stanu Cywilnego) of each town.

For information on the 20th century records available for your town, visit the Routes to Roots Foundation website, click on the 'SEARCH DATABASE' button (on the right side) and enter the town name. Look for the town name in the Repository/City column of the search results. There are typically links to lists of available births, marriage and death records for the town.

Note, however, the Routes to Roots Foundation database may indicate turn of the century records that have already been transferred to the appropriate branch of the Polish State Archives where they can be indexed for the JRI-Poland database.

October 2021 data from IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee Chairperson Jan Meisels Allen (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies). Jan reports that has completed digitizing 2.4 million rolls of microfilm and the results are available for free on the site You will need a free signup FamilySearch account to access but don't worry signing up is completely free. Also note that some Polish records may not be available due to privacy laws.