old Proskurov synagogue
old Proskurov synagogue

Welcome to Proskurov
49°25′ N, 27°00′ E

Alternative names

Khmel'nyts'kyy [Ukr];
Khmelnitskiy     [Rus];
Proskurov [Yid]; Chmielnicki [Pol]

Jewish Population

1765:      750
1847:   3,107
1897: 11,411
1939: 14,518

  • Holocaust time line

    • 7 July 1941: Nazis occupy Proskurov

    • August 1941: 800 Jews murdered

    • 1941 - 1942: regional Jews forced into a
      Proskurov labor camp

    • August 1942: 8,000 Jews executed

    • 30 November 1942: 7,000 Jews executed

    • Total of 18,000 Jews executed

  • see Encyclopedia of Jewish Life
    Before & During the Holocaust
    vol 2; p. 1028

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Compiled by Janette Silverman
Created January 2014
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