|Graves of former
to the U.S.
||Belozërka is located on the
Volhynian-Podolian Plateau, the elevation of the
area ranges from 200 to 500 meters (656 to 1,640
feet) above sea level.
much of eastern Europe, the area has been subject to
frequent changes in political boundaries. The
following table provides information about the
countries in which Bëlozerka
was located within the past two centuries.
Guberniyas and Oblasts are similar to U.S. states and Canadian provinces.
Currently, there are 25 Oblasts in Ukraine. Uyezds and Raions are similar to U.S. counties or regions.
||Gubernia, Oblast or
here for a list of communities, both small and
large, in the vicinity of Belozërka.
to download a current map (pdf file) of the western
Ukraine and surrounding countries.
|Click here to see
additional maps of the area.
biography of Eliahu Goldenberg, who lived in Belozërka
for part of his life.
Used with permission of Ellen Stepak.
Graves of people who came to the United States from Belozërka
||Using existing databases to identify
immigrants from Belozërka is a challenge
because of the other places with the same name
(including one in the Kiev Gubernia).
Additional information about immigrants from
Belozërka will be added in the near future.
||Jewish Population before the
Holocaust (1921): 1,869 (39% of town
Jewish Communities destroyed in the Holocaust (see BIALOZORKA)
Lanowce: Memorial Book of the Martyrs of Lanowce Who Perished During the Holocaust (Lanivtsi, Ukraine)
For specific references to Belozërka (Bielozurka), click here.
Mass Grave and Holocaust Memorial in Lanivtsi
A memorial to Lanivtsi area Jews (includes those from Belozërka) who were killed in August 1942.
||When using the links
below, remember that there are other towns in
Poland and Russia with the same name.
Make sure that the information you find refers to the shtetl you are researching. Confirm with the district and gubernia -- and latitude and longitude coordinates, if provided.
|Jewish Gen Home Page
Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR)
|Databases||JewishGen Ukraine Database (Search for Belozerka)|
Records Indexing - Poland
The Jewish Records Indexing - Poland and JewishGen "All Poland Database" is a multiple database search facility, which incorporates all of the following databases:
JRI-Poland, Yizkor Book Necrologies, JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF), JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR), 1891 Galicia Business Directory, 1929 Polish Business Directory, 1890-1891 New York Immigrants from Poland, Austria and Galicia, JG Discussion Group Archives, SIG Mailing List Archives and much, much more.
JewishGen Family Finder for others researching
|JewishGen Ukraine SIG JewishGen Info File - for general information helpful to your Jewish genealogy reserch|
|Miriam Weiner Eastern European Archival Database (Search by surname or town to locate where archival records may be found).|
|Introduction and User Guide to the Indexed Concordance of Personal Names and Town Names for Kremenets District Resources. Compiled by Dr. Ronald D. Doctor, Co-Coordinator, Kremenets Shtetl CO-OP. 8 November 2009.|
Kremenets Orphans and Abandoned Children. Translation of
Documents from the Central Archives for the History
of the Jewish People, Jerusalem. KDRG Document 124,
CA Catalog No. HM 2-8986.1. 8 April 2009.
||Encyclopedia of Jewish
Life. (2001). p.138: "Bialozorka."
Locality Page for Belozërka
|Pinkas HaKehilot, Poland, Vol. 5 (1990), p. 46-47: "Bialozorka"|
|Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 197: "Białozórka".|
|Ukraine. An Illustrated
History. 2005. Paul Robert Magocsi.
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