Welcome to the KehilaLinks site for Kolki, Volhynia
Gubernia (present day Ukraine). We hope this site will help
you learn more about your ancestral shtetl, how your ancestors
lived and perhaps help you discover names of ancestors or
relatives. If you have photos, documents, stories or materials
that you would like to contribute to this site, or if you find any
errors, please email
the coordinator, who will be happy to assist with the
scanning of photos or other materials you may have. Remember to
bookmark this page.
History and Background
was Kolk?, by Alex Kolker.
- Partial translation of Kolki Yizkor book Fun ash aroysgerufn
(Summoned from the ashes) written in 1983 by Daniel Kac.
libraries holding the Kolki Yizkor book Fun ash aroysgerufn
(Summoned from the ashes).
Kolki, from the Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
- Locate libraries holding copies of Memorial
book: The Jewish communities of Manyevitz, Horodok,
Lishnivka, Troyanuvka, Povursk and Kolki : Wolyn region.
The section about Kolki starts on page 447 and is 8 pages long.
The book does not appear to have a complete index of names, but
electronic index of the book can be used to determine if
your family name is contained on any page. Just change the
search term to your family name.
- Your local library may be able to obtain a copy of the above
Yizkor books for you to borrow through an inter-library loan,
which you may be able to request on the website of your local
- Search the full text of The Jewish Communities of
Manyevitz, Horodok, Lishnivka, Troyanuvka, Povursk and Kolki :
Wolyn Region, and see snippets from the book containing
your search terms, on Google
Volhynia Jewish Population List, including Kolki.
Uprising, and the impact on Jewish life. This article
mentions Kolki as being effected by an outbreak of the plague
- Interview with former Kolki-ite, June
Visits to Kolki
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