Kamień is included in the Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (KRRG). Shtetlach were interwoven together like a tapestry and the Jewish people of neighboring shtetlach linked by marriages, trade and marketing. They shared schools, cemeteries, kosher butchers, bakers and more. Smaller shtetlach registered their birth, marriages and death in a nearby larger shtetl. One should research the neighboring area as well as an individual shtetl. The KRRG web site has resources and information that is relevant to many shtetlach. To search for family links and learn more about neighboring shtetlach, please visit the Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (KRRG).
Variant shtetl names: Kamen
KRRG Coordinator: Susana Leistner Bloch
Administrative District: Nisko
Judicial / Tax District (Subdistrict): Rudnik
History and Geography:
In present day Poland Kamień is in the Podkarpackie Województwo [ Province ] (formerly Rzeszowskie Woj.), Rzeszowski Powiat [ County ]. Kamień is the seat of the Gmina [ Rural Administrative District ] which includes the city and commune of Kamień and the following villages / communities: Nowy Kamień, Podlesie, Łowisko
Logan J. Kleinwak
Gesher Galicia Resources:
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Local Contact for Kamień:
Kamien Municipal Office
tel. 0-17 855-67-76
fax 0-17 855-77-35
District Office of Rzeszow: e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
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