Genealogy Projects tagged with Nischyn on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Families from Nezhin, Ukraine

    NEZHIN , city in Chernigov district, Ukraine Jews first settled in Nezhin in the early 17th century, but the community was destroyed during the Khmelnitski uprising. They resettled there in the early 18th century. The Hasidic Tzadik Dov Ber of Lubavich , the son of Shneur Zalman of Lyady, the “middle rabbi” of Chabad Hasidism, died and was interred in Nezhin in 1827. The town became a center fo...