HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF SKALA
|PEOPLE AND PLACES OF SKALA
|THE SKALA CONNECTION
A comprehensive report by Dana Erwin on the the 3 New York area Skala Benevolent Society cemeteries and the cemetery in Skala Podolskaya with photos, names, etc.
Racheli Kreisberg gave this lecture at the Jewish Museum in Jewish Museum Vienna on the occasion of Simon Wiesenthal's 10th year of passing: R. Kreisberg: My Grandfather Simon Wiesenthal: A Family Story to be Told
The As Yet Unrevealed Secrets of the Skala House Number Project, Racheli Kreisberg
This article has been posted with the permission of the author and the journal. It originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of the Galitzianer, the quarterly research journal of Gesher Galicia. For more information on the Galitzianer, visit https://www.geshergalicia.org/the-galitzianer/.
"Going Back (in time) to Skala," Ann (Melzer) Bergart
's story that accompanies these October 2015 photos
Photos of Tony Hausner's trip to Skala in 2010
Gabriel Braunstein's photos from his trip in 2010
2010 luncheon to celebrate the unveiling of the new translated Skala Yizkor book
Skala Luncheon: Manhattan, NY, November 11, 2018
"Nothing's Changed" Video - Michael Edelstein and His Family's 1999 Return to Skala
Skala Luncheon in Manhattan, November 10, 2019
* We particularly recommend this article and book as an introduction to the history of the town of Skala.
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From 2004 to December, 2005, the Skala website was managed by Susana Leistner Bloch and Edward Rosenbaum, whose work to memorialize Skala is acknowledged with thanks. Responsibility for this site, which has been completely reorganized and expanded, was granted to the Skala Research Group in December, 2005
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Skala is included in the Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG). 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 SRRG 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 Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG).
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Left photo Copyrighted by Rachel Brill and right photo by Paul Blank.
Updated by Max Heffler
14 Mar 2022.