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HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF SKALA
PEOPLE AND PLACES OF SKALA
EMIGRATION FROM SKALA
AFTER EMIGRATION
SKALA IN THE HOLOCAUST
RESEARCH RESOURCES
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 theGalitzianer, visithttps://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 photosfrom his trip in 2010
  • 2010 luncheon to celebrate the unveiling of the new translated Skala Yizkor book
  • Skala Luncheon: Manhattan, NY, November 11, 2018
  • * We particularly recommend this article and book as an introduction to the history of the town of Skala.

    Kehila Leader (Skala Research Group): Tony Hausner
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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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    Updated by Max Heffler Mar 14, 2019.