BILKE - בילקה
Bilke Sign
Photo taken in 1997. Contributed by Roberta Solit.

(Belki, Ukraine)

This web site is dedicated to the memory of the Jewish community of Bilke.

Bilke and vicinity 1861
Map excerpt from the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection.
Austrian Empire, eastern sheet, by Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved & printed by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh.William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, (1861)
Image copyright © 2005 by Cartography Associates, licensed under a Creative Commons License.


A History of Bilke's Jewish Community


Eastern Hungary and Galicia 1908 (from FEEFHS, The Federation of East European Family History Societies) - you'll find Bilke in the lower half of F2 on the map
JewishGen Resource Map
Google Maps
Google Earth (requires the Google Earth application)

Pictures and Reminiscences

Peisikovitz and Elias Family Photos (in Bilke)
Eli Yardeni's May 2011 Visit to Bilke
Bilke, My Hometown, by Isidor Reisman


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for Bilke / Bilky / Bilki / Belki
for Bilke / Bilky / Bilki / Belki
JewishGen Family Finder - other people researching Bilke


JewishGen Locality Page
Yizkor Book Database
Sefer Zikaron Li-Kehilat Bilke, viewable at the New York Public Library (English section begins at image 665)
Hungary SIG
Ukraine SIG
Sub-Carpathia Portal


Bilke, Czechoslovakia, Remembered by Shelley Spar (at Temple Israel of Sharon, MA, USA)
Survivor Story - Murray Lynn (at the Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum, Atlanta, GA, USA)
Survivor Story - Miksa Mechlowitz (at the Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum, Atlanta, GA, USA)

Compiled by Mitch Hollander
Last updated 21 September 2014
Copyright © 2010 - 2014 Mitch Hollander

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