Contribute to a list of known rabbis and cantors
in Lyubar. Contact ESK.
"My maternal ggf Nathan BRANDMAN (born 1872)
came from Lyubar, and he along with several
brothers left Russia in the
1890s to settle in the UK. Their parents were
Shule/Shoel and Geshke BRANDMAN. The story is
BRANDMAN, who we know was a
cabinet maker, was also a rabbi and came to the
region from Germany or Austria.
He died in 1904-1905." Per Richard Stone 3/8/2012.
Rabbi BRONSTEIN Rabbi Bronstein mentioned in
the Hebrew Newspaper Hatsefira,17th
March 1885, page 81 (7). Per
Chaim Zvi FELDMAN
At the “Shtetle Finder”
site there is an entry: 1880,
Chaim Zvi Feldman, born 1848, was
appointed Rabbi here. Per
Meir KHELMER "The grandfather of
my grandfather was R' Meir Khelmer [Chelmer]
- he was Chief Rabbi of the town - we're
50's of the 19th Century
to the beginning of the 20th Century - he
owned his family synagogue, called the
Knesset." It was really
small in comparison to other synagogues in
Lyubar, namely the "Magid's Kloise," which
built as the "Fortified Synagogue" to be a
shelter to the Jews in distress. Another
building was the "Big Beit Knesset,"
which was one of the most
beautiful synagogues in Volyn; it stood on
the ground of the garden of Graf
the Polish noble who was
the ruler of Lyubar." Per
Joseph Halachmi 10/25/2000.
from the book, The Men of Renown and
Personalities, by Joseph Milner, Paris,
Translated by Gloria
about Chelmer Family from Lyubar.
Per Joseph Halachmi
Do you know that
such a Jewish
family existed? Yes, there was a
distinguished, an aristocratic Jewish family
thename “Chelmer” – a rich
family of Rebbes and Rabbis.
the members of the family were grandchildren
Yitzhak of Berdychiv
and they lived in Lyubar,
"My family lived in
Lyubar from the late-19th century, when
Israel YOSHPE accepted a position as
rabbi, until at least
1921, when at least some of his
grandchildren emigrated. Rabbi Israel YOSHPE was
born in what is now Lanivtsi
Luzar YOSHPE and Sora from Odessa.At
some point, he was offered the
post of head rabbi
at a synagogue in Lyubar.Either
before or after marrying Esther
Finkelstein, he moved to Lyubar.
their sons, Nusen, was my mother's
and his wife ran a dry goods business
(3 tiny stores) and
house that backed onto the Kostel St.
Michael and St. Dominica.After
his wife and Gitel died (ca. 1920), he
and his youngest
son Paul (Pinchos) emigrated to NYC to
join his remaining