Genealogy Projects tagged with jewish community on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Families of Turov and Zhitkovichi, Belarus

    The towns of Turov (Turau, Turaw, Тураў) and Zhitkovichi (Zhitkovich, Zhytkavichy, Zytkowicze) are on either side of the Pripyat River, in the southern Polesia region, now in Belarus. The two towns are genealogically connected because some families had members in both, or even moved back and forth between the the two. Turov is one of the oldest cities in the area, is situated right on the sou...

  • Bilohorodka (Volhynia)

    Coordinates : 50°00'N 26°38'E Modern Region: Khmelnytski (Khmel’nyts’ka Oblast’) Country: Ukraine Town History Early 1600s: Jews in small numbers were present. Belogorodka then in the Kingdom of Poland. 1747: Blood Libel court case in Zaszlav regarding a murder that took place at the Zachaliska Inn, located on the main road between Belogorodka and Mishnow (now Mykhniz). One of the defen...

  • The Families of Motele

    This project aims at listing all the Jewish families of Motele. Motele was a town in Poland and today in Belarus. By the end of the 19th century it had a significant Jewish presence, and the Jews living there were culturally assertive and active. List of people from Motele Motolansky - Ha-Cohen 1) Abraham Yitzhak Ha-Cohen (the Black) [ Abraham Yitzhak Ha-Cohen Motolansky ] and his wife Be...

  • Jewish Families from Jebenhausen (Baden-Württemberg), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the towns of Jebenhausen and Göppingen (Baden-Württemberg), Germany also known as Jebenjausen, Göppingen-Jebenhausen, Jebenhausen-Göppingen, and Yebenhausen. Jews in Jebenhausen and Göppingen , a historical overview from the City of Göppingen Archive and Museum. JewishGen-Jebenhausen (Baden-Württemberg) Tänzer, Aron. Die Gesch...

  • Kupel, Ukraine Virtual Shtetel

    Coordinates : 49°36' N, 26°31' E Modern Region: Khmelnytski (Khmel’nyts’ka Oblast’) Country: Ukraine Kupel (aka Kupil, Kippel) – Shtetl (village) located in Wolyn province of western Ukraine, 187 miles W/SW of Kiev. Population 4,333 in 1897 (2,727 Jews = 63%); app. 2,200 in 2012. Known to have had Hebrew publications as far back as 1796. “Many of the Jews in Kupel made their living by buying ...

  • Jewish Families from Barilov, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Barilov, Ukraine. JewishGen-Barilov Alternate names: Barilov [Rus], Baryłów [Pol], Baryluv, Baryliv, Barylov Region: Tarnopol The village of Baryliv / Barilov is situated in the north of Lviv region (Lviv Oblast ), near the borders of Volyn Oblast. It is105 kilometres from the regional center of Lviv and 77 kilome...