Welcome to Nowy Sącz, Poland!
( Neu Sandec ~ Neu Sandez ~ Nowy Sancz ~ Zanz ~ Sanz ~ Tsants(z) ~ Sants ~
Zantz ~ Noyzantz ~ Novyj Sanc )
נײ - סאנץ ~
~founded in 1292~
Nowy Sącz – Neu Sandez – c.1915
Nowy Sącz Rynek Today
Latitude 49°38´, Longitude 20°43´ ~ 181.1 miles S of Warsaw
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our “Nowy Sącz Group”
now about 240 strong!
wonderful place to ask questions!
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Video Tour ~ Jewish Cemetery of Nowy Sącz!
Description: On September 12, 2005, Mr.
Bernard Schwerd together with his son,Yecheal (Neil) Schwerd and nephew,
Moshe(Michael)Schwerd visited the Jewish cemetery in Sanz,(Nowy Sanz)Poland,
resting place of the holy Divrei Chaim (R'Chaim Halberstam and his family). The
trip was part of a tour through various towns in Galicia (Poland). At the
cemetery gate they were greeted by Mr. Yaakov Miller*, a Holocaust survivor who
resided in Sweden. Mr. Miller would come to Tsanz each summer to look after
this cemetery. He gave the Schwerd Family a guided tour of the cemetery. 20 min
1 sec (This film Courtesy of Neil Schwerd) *Sadly, Mr. Miller passed away in
December of 2010.
Central Database of Shoah Victim Names”
went online on Nov. 22, 2004, and sadly, there are over 1,000 Holocaust Victims
listed from Nowy Sącz (some names may be repeated)
Markus (Mordechai) Lustig (Kanengisser)
“A Sanzer’s Life Story” (in his own words)
Source: Debbie Raff, while on a bus passing through
Nowy Sacz in the summer of 1998. I never
had the opportunity to see the town.
(Source abbreviations are located at the top of the
list – file is downloadable))
“A Purim in the Region of Sants”
(a detailed account of
one boisterous Purim celebration)
“1891 Galician Business Directory”
names/occupations of Nowy Sącz residents!!
~ Click Here
Polish Business Directory”
Ksiega Adresowa Polski (Wraz z w.m. Gdanskiem dla Handlu, Przemyslu
Rzemiosl I Rolnictwa) –(written in
~ Click Here
Stary Sącz - Related Links ~
Stary Sącz (Polish) includes history, local attractions & some
Stary Sącz (Town & Municipality)
Stary Sącz (Miasto i Gmina) includes town Video in Polish (top
“Stary Sacz Society” -
Surnames - Montefiore Cemetery in Springfield Gardens, New York
–Genealogy- Related Links ~
And don't neglect the wonderful
treasures at JewishGen ~
Poland -- a searchable database of over 4 million 19th
century Jewish vital records from
more than 500 Polish
Markings – A Guide to
Interpreting Manifest List Annotations by Marian Smith, Historian, INS
Gesher Galicia is hosted by JewishGen
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Compiled by Deborah Raff
Lovingly Updated 21 June 2013
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