Genealogy Projects tagged with vitebsk on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jews of Belarus

    This is an umbrella project for all of the projects related to the Jews of Belarus, plus some links to closely related discussions. "Belarus was once a major center of European Jews, with 10% of the population being Jewish. But since the mid-20th century, the number of Jews has been reduced by the Holocaust, deportation, and emigration, so that today it is a very small minority of less than one...

  • Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus

    Documents pertaining to Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus which was decimated by the Nazis in 1942. A Jewish community was established in Beshenkovichi at the beginning of the 17th century. In the period between the two world wars local Jews worked in crafts and small trade until the latter was forbiden at the beginning of the 1930s. In the area there were also more than one Jewish kolkh...