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
“Yad Vashem’s Central Database of Shoah Victim Names”
This database went online on Nov. 22, 2004, and
sadly, there are over 1,000 Holocaust Victims listed from Nowy Sącz (some names may be repeated)
(Mordechai) Lustig (Kanengisser)
“A Sanzer’s Life Story” (in his own
Source: Debbie Raff, while on a bus passing through Nowy Sacz in the summer of
1998. I never had the opportunity to see
(Source abbreviations are located at the top of the list –
file is downloadable))
“A Purim in the Region of Sants”
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
- Related Links ~
Sącz (Polish) includes history, local attractions & some
Stary Sącz (Town & Municipality)
Stary Sącz (Miasto i Gmina) includes town
Video in Polish (top right)
“Stary Sacz Society” -
Surnames - Montefiore Cemetery in Springfield Gardens, New York
Other –Genealogy- Related Links ~
And don't neglect the wonderful treasures at JewishGen ~
JRI – Poland -- a searchable
database of over 4 million 19th century Jewish vital records from more than 500 Polish towns!
Manifest Markings – A Guide to Interpreting Manifest List
Annotations by Marian Smith, Historian, INS
Galicia is hosted by JewishGen at: http://www.jewishgen.org/galicia
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by Deborah Raff
Lovingly Updated 25 October 2011
Copyright © 2003 Deborah Raff
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