The Jews of Kraków and its Surrounding Towns

Termination of Polish Citizenship

Note: This data has been temporarily removed as it is being transferred to the main JewishGen website.

Thanks to the effort and collaboration established between our researchers and the Kraków Archives, (branch II), the Kraków kehilalink has now obtained a list of almost fifteen-hundred names of Jews who, in order to emigrate, had to renounce their Polish nationality. This took place prior to the year 1939. Only a limited amount of information from this material is being made available to the general public. The limited information include:

It must, however, be stressed that the original documents contain alot more information that is sure to be of great interest to genealogists. For example, the originals include:

Those wishing to obtain copies of the original document - and hence ALL of the information - should E-mail the Kraków Archives by clicking here.

Acknowledgments: The availability of this material is entirely due to the efforts exerted by the Kraków Archives in Grodzka Street.
The Kraków kehilalink extends its sincere appreciation to the archives staff. Thanks also to Miriam Romm who was instrumental in liaising with the Kraków Archives.


This kehilalink is hosted at no cost by JewishGen, Inc., the Home of Jewish Genealogy.
If you have been aided in your research by this site and wish to further our
mission of preserving our history for future generations, your
JewishGen-erosity is greatly appreciated.

Jewish Gen Home Page | KehilaLinks Directory

Compiled by Eilat Gordin Levitan. Updated October, 2021 Copyright © 2007 Eilat Gordin Levitan (