listing for Lyubar in German. Translated
by Peter Lande.
Lyubar, small city in the Ukraine
in Berditschev county. Jews lived here as
early as the end of the 17th century. In
1702 Jews and Catholics fled Lyubar on
learning the approach of the "Haidamaken"
(translated as raiders). In the
year 1765 Lyubar had 405 Jewish taxpayers.
The Jews of Novy Ostropol were placed
under the supervision of the Lyubar
"Kahal" (Jewish council or rabbinate). In
the year 1847 there were 3,770 Jews in
Lyubar, in 1897 5,435 (43% of the
population), in 1910 8,648, while in 1923,
as a result of the war and post-war
confusion, there were 3,038 and in 1926
4,146 (35.3% of the population).