also known as:
Jánošovo (CZ), Ivanivka (RU)
48°08' N / 23°49'
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Yanoshi was part of the Kingdom of Hungary (11th century - 1920
and 1938-1944) with the name of
Makkosjánosi in Bereg megye (county), next part of
Czechoslovakia (1920-1938) with the name of
Jánošovo in Podkarpatská Rus (Sub-Carpathia), then part of the
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1945-1991) with the name of
Ivanivka and, since 1991, known as Yanoshi, in the Berehove
rayon (district) of Zakarpats'ka oblast (county) of
Other spellings/names for Yanoshi are Jánosijovo, Jánossy,
Jánosi, Janoshi, Ivanyivka and Ivanovka.
Yanoshi is located about 16 miles SSW of Mukacheve (Munkács) and
about 4 miles NNW of Berehove (Beregszász).
probably settled in Yanoshi in the first half of the 19th century.
1877, the Jewish population was 21.
1921, under Czechoslovakia rule, the Jewish population continued to
Among the Jewish breadwinners were families that earned their
livelihoods from commerce and farming.
the Hungarian occupation of Yanoshi in March, 1939, Jews were pushed out
of their occupations. A few dozen Jewish men were drafted into forced
labor battalions in 1940-41 and others were drafted for service on the
Eastern front, where most died.
August, 1941, the number of Jewish families without Hungarian citizenship
were expelled to Nazi occupied Ukrainian territory, to Kamenets-Podolski,
and murdered there.
remaining Jews of Yanoshi were deported to Auschwitz.
great many of the Jews from Yanoshi were murdered in Auschwitz and a few
survivors returned, but eventually settled elsewhere.
2001, Yanoshi had about 2,030 inhabitants and no Jews live there
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