Przemysl Landsmanschaft

Current Przemysler Landsmanschaftn

At the present time, there is only one existing Przemysl Landsmanschaft. It is Congregation Tifereth Joseph Anshei Przemysl (est. in 1891) in New York.

For more information about this Landsmanschaft, please contact Gerry Meister, the President of the organization.

Also read information about the Przemysl Landsmanschaftn found in the Przemysl Yizkor Book. Go to the following chapters:

The American Jewish Year Book 1907-1908

The American Jewish Committee's Yearbook for 1907-1908 lists the following Przemysl organizations for 1907 in the
Directory Of Jewish Organizations in the United States chapter.


For a general guide see Rosaline Schwartz and Susan Milamed's A Guide to YIVO's Landsmanschaftn Archive. Published by Avotaynu. New York, 1986

Among the records held by YIVO are those of the First Przemysler Sick Benefit Society, RG 932.
These are records from 1906-1965 that include minutes, cemetery materials, membership and financial records, and a memorial book.
The society was founded in 1889.


Many Przemysl Landsmanschaftn and congregrations mentioned above had their own cemeteries.
Przemysl Landsmanschaftn Cemeteries contains information on many in the New York City metropolitan area.


For questions about researching your family from Przemyśl, Poland contact Sheila Werter Schneider.

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Copyright © 2006 - 2017 Sheila Schneider

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