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          These pages are dedicated to the families and individuals who lived, loved, and struggled to survive in this small shtetl under difficult                            conditions, and to their descendants who strive to learn more of their lives.

The Ohel
    Legends and Family Stories

      Compiled by
Les Shipnuck, Scott Heskes
                            and Ben Ferris

                    Last updated (December 2021)
           Copyright © 2021  Les Shipnuck
                        and Scott Heskes                   
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  • Location:           50°24'N x 30°13'E     (Not to be confused with Ignatovka, Northeast of Lutsk)
  • Other Names:   Gnativka (Ukr.),  Ignatovka (Rus.),  Ihnatowka (Pol.),  Anatevka (Yid.)       
  • Nearest City:     Kiev, 13 miles due East

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         Related Sites:       

  • JewishGen Locality Page for Hnativka         Interactive map of the village, with links to                                                                                           neighboring villages.

  • Ukraine SIG                                      JewishGen's Ukraine Research Division with                                                              emphasis and tips on research in Ukraine.

  • JewishGen Ukraine Database        Search engine for towns and surnames for Ukraine                                                                                 and neighboring regions.

  • KehilaLinks Home Page        Site dedicated to the Jewish communities by region.
  • JewishGen Home Page          Find other researchers interested in this shtetl, other towns, as well                                                         as searches by surnames  (free JewishGen account required).

  • JewishGen-erosity                This site is hosted at no cost to the public by JewishGen, Inc. a non-profit  corp-                                                                 oration.  If it has been useful to you, or if you are moved to preserve the memory                                                                 of our lost communities, your JewishGen-erosity would be greatly appreciated.