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The Bobruisk Yizkor Book

The Bobruisk Yizkor Book (BYB) was published in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1967. It contains memoirs, poems and photographs of and about prominent Bobruisk writers, political and religious figures, and events.
bulletTable of Contents Translation with hyperlinks to translated chapters
bulletTranslated Surnames found in Index

Bobruisk History

bulletA Bobruisk History compiled by Deborah Frankel Reese and Don Mopsick

Research Resources

bullet A Bobruisk Bibliography, including LDS Microfilms
bulletTransliterated names from Bobruisk District Duma voter registration lists
bulletTransliterated surnames from LDS Microfilms (Bobruisk District)
bullet United States Holocaust Research Institute Reading Room Information: Bobruisk
bulletReligious Personnel in Russia 1853-1854
bulletBobruisk: Surrounding Shtetlekh. Bobruisk was a District as well as a city. You should consider the possibility that your ancestor(s) may have been born in an outlying shtetl within the District. Knowing the name of the shtetl will save you time and expense when searching Eastern European archives.
bulletBobruisk District Economic Summaries. Derived from materials at the State Archives at Minsk and authored by members of the Minsk Historical Genealogy Group, Oleg Perzashkevich, Director. Thirty historical economic summaries of shtetlekh in the Bobruisk District.
bulletParichi Holocaust List: Parichi (also spelled Paritch, Paretz) is a Bobruisk District town on the Berezina downriver from Bobruisk City.
bulletVsia Rossiia for the District of Bobruisk (1895, 1903, 1911), compiled by Michael Steinore. Information on Bobruisk District business owners.

Bobruisk Today

bulletA Bobruisk/Shedrin Travelog by Sheldon Benjamin, MD and Family. Photos and text of this family's 1996 visit to the area.
bulletBack To The Pale--Visitors Saw Problems and Promise In Belarus, a 1997 article in the Chicago Jewish United Fund News by Ina Friedman
bulletBobruisk website (Russian language)

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