Kolki - JewishGen KehilaLinks

Kolki on the Monument in the Valley of the
                    Destroyed Communities - Yad Vashem

Kolki is in Volhynia Gubernia, part of present day Ukraine. This site connects you with the Jewish history of Kolki through first-person accounts, Holocaust testimonies, family histories, photographs and other resources that can help you learn more about how your ancestors lived, and perhaps help you discover names or photos of relatives. A significant portion of this material has been shared by others with ties to Kolki. If you have photos, documents, stories or materials that you would like to contribute to this site, or if you find any errors, please email the coordinator, who will be happy to assist with the scanning of photos or other materials you may have.

Yizkor Book Translation

Fun ash aroysgerufn (Summoned From the Ashes) was written in Yiddish in 1983 by Daniel Kac. Through it, survivors and their families speak about the history of the town, what life there was like, its people, and their fate. Translation has been completed for 223 pages, with another 148 pages remaining to be translated.

Your support is needed to complete the translation! Donations go directly to JewishGen, which uses the funds solely to pay for translation services. Donations are tax deductible for U.S. citizens. If you would like to support this project, please click here, scroll down to Kolki, Ukraine, and enter the amount of your donation. The table of contents provides links to every translated chapter which are free to read online.



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Compiled by Andrew Blumberg
Updated February 22, 2024
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