Wroclaw, Poland

 

Alternate names: Wrocław [Pol], Breslau [Ger], Bresle [Yid], Vratislav [Cz], Vrotslav [Rus], Wratislavia [Lat], Boroszló [Hun], Wrosław, Breslavl', Breslavia, Bresslau

Coordinates  51°06' N, 17°02' E

Links:


International Jewish Cemetery Project

Report on the Wrocław Cemetery

http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/poland/wroclaw.html


Jewish Wrocław

http://www.inyourpocket.com/poland/wroclaw/sightseeing/jewishwroclaw


Wrocław - The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe

http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Wroc%C5%82aw

Jewish cemetery of Wroclaw - YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08dWroxCpYM


Wroclaw - Jewish Cemetery at Lotnicza Street

http://www.kirkuty.xip.pl/wroclawlotniczaang.htm


The White Stork Synagogue in Wrocław – You Tube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3lDXbCfddw

Rebirth in Wroclaw - A Jewish wedding in Poland celebrates more than marriage

http://www.jewishjournal.com/articles/item/rebirth_in_wroclaw_20000714


Ken Arkwright of Perth, born in Breslau

http://www.aufrichtigs.com/02-Breslau_Aufrichtigs/Breslau.htm


Jewish Records Indexing - Poland

http://jri-poland.org/index.htm

 




                                                 Town                          District                         Province                        Country

Before WWI         c1900       Breslau                       Schlesien                       Preussen                      Germany   

Between the wars  c1930        Breslau                       Niederschlesien           Preussen                       Germany                         

After WWII         c1950        Wroclaw                                                                                                Poland

Today                     c2000       Wroclaw                                                                                                Poland


Jewish Population in  1880 was 17500 and in 1933 was 19722

In SW Poland, the historical capital of Lower Silesia. Largest city in western Poland

  

Nearby Jewish Communities:

  1. Oleśnica 17 miles ENE

  2. Prusice 19 miles N

  3. Środa Śląska 19 miles WNW

  4. Bierutów 22 miles E

  5. Brzeg 26 miles SE

  6. Żmigród 26 miles N

  7. Twardogóra 26 miles NE