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Stories of Ilza

The JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Click here to read the Ilza:entry in Pinkas Hakehillot Polin (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland.
This was published by Yad Vashem, Jerusalem to commemorate Jewish communties lost in the Holcaust.

The Virtual Shtetl - Ilza
Visit the Ilza page at the Virtual Shtetl web site.
Click here for a history.of Ilza's Jewish Community. 
This is a project of The Museum of the History of Polish Jewry.

The Memories of Ida Strickman Schenker

Ida Schenker left Ilza in 1927 when she was only nine years old, but she retained strong memories of life in Drildz.
Click here to read her reminiscences of life in Ilza in the 1920s.

The Castle on the Hill - In Memory - by Betty Provizer Starkman
Betty Starkman is a genealogist who has visited and written about Ilza, the birthplace of her father, Jack Provizer.
Click here to read her article about a visit to Ilza. 
This article  appeared in the Kielce-Radom SIG Journal, Volume 7, Number 2, Spring 2003.
It is reprinted here with permission of the author.

The Old Shtetl Ilza (Drildz)
Click here to read an article about Ilza by Shmuel Ben Elezer.
This article  appeared in The Jewish Press on February 22,2006.
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