Kam'yans'ke, Ukraine
Кам'янсь'ке, Yкраïна

also known as:
Beregkövesd (HU), Kivjažd (CZ), Kam'yanske (RU)

48°03' N / 23°29' E

~ Introduction ~

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Kam'yans'ke   was part of the Kingdom of Hungary (11th century - 1920 and 1938-1944) with the name of Beregkövesd   in Bereg megye (county), next part of Czechoslovakia (1920-1938) with the name of Kivjažd   in Podkarpatská Rus (Sub-Carpathia), then part of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1945-1991) with the name of Kam'yanske    and, since 1991, known as Kam'yans'ke, in the Irshavsky rayon (district) of Zakarpats'ka oblast (county) of Ukraine.

Other spellings/names for Kam'yans'ke are Kamjanske, Kamenskoje and Kamjanske.

Kam'yans'ke is located about seventeen miles NNE of Berehove (Beregszász).

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Zakarpats'ka oblast, Ukraine
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1910 Map: Bereg megye/Kövesd (Click map to enlarge it)
1910 Map (Topographical): Bereg megye/Kövesd
Austro-Hungary Military Map: Bereg megye/Kivjazd (Click map to enlarge it)

~ History ~

Jews probably settled in Kam'yans'ke in the first half of the 18th century.

In 1880, the Jewish population was 224.

With the Hungarian occupation of Kam'yans'ke in March, 1939, Jews were persecuted and pushed out of their occupations. In 1940-41, dozens of Jews from Kam'yans'ke were drafted into forced labor battalions and others were drafted for service on the Eastern front, where most died.

In 1941, a few Jewish families without Hungarian citizenship were expelled to Nazi occupied Ukrainian territory, to Kamenets-Podolski, and murdered there.

The remaining Jews of Kam'yans'ke were deported to Auschwitz late May, 1944.

A great many of the Jews from Kam'yans'ke were murdered in Auschwitz and any survivors settled elsewhere.

In 2001, Kam'yans'ke had about 1,482 inhabitants and no Jews live there today.

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Created and Compiled by:
Marshall J. KATZ, USA
with assistance from:

Leya ARONSON, Canada
Nikoli KATZ, USA
Amos Israel ZEZMER, France
and the following

JewishGen members/descendants and
contributors of Kam'yans'ke Jewish families:

Ronnie HESS, USA
Bruce Tyler LEIMSIDOR, Italy

Updated: 08 October 2020

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