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1900s Name: Yelisavetgrad
1900s District: Yelisavetgrad
1900s Province: Kherson
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Kirovohrad, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Кіровоград  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Кировоград  listen town name in russian

1930s: Zinovyevsk, Kirovograd, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Kirovograd, Soviet Union

Other names: Kirovohrad [Ukr], Kirovograd [Rus, since 1939], Zinovyevsk [Rus, 1924-36], Yelisavetgrad [Rus, until 1924], Yelisavetgrod [Yid], Sinowjewsk, Kirowo, Kirovo, Elizavetgrad, Zinovievsk, Zinovevsk, Yelizavety

48°30'N 32°16'E Mapquest Google Maps


About the activity of the branches of the 'Society of educating Jews' in the cities oJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
About the activity of the branches of the "Society of educating Jews" in the cities of Akkerman, Baku, Balta, Belostok, Bobruisk, Vil"no, Vitebsk, Voronezh, Gomel", Dvinsk, Yekaterinoslav, Yelisavetgrad, Irkutsk, Kazan", Kiev, Kishinyov, Kursk, Mariupol", Minsk, Mogilyov, Moskva, Nizh.-Novgorod, Odessa, Oryol, Orenburg, Perm", S.-Peterburg, Pinsk, Poltava, Priluki, Riga, Rostov, Samara, Saratov, Slutsk, Taganrog, Tomsk, Tula, Kharkov, Tsaritsyn, Chelyabinsk, 1911-1916; Russian; CAHJP HM2/9046.5.

The office of Peterburg"s GovernorTsGIA, Saint-Petersburg. Fond 287, op. 1, d. 85
Materials of Correspondence with the Priluki Department responsible for organizing elJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
1909-1921; Russian & Hebrew; CAHJP CD/57:Irk417-6-Kabalot.

Irkutsk Rabbi"s OfficeGAIO, Irkutsk. Fond 417, op. 1, d. 6
Information on Yeshivas from Multiple TownsJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
[This source contains] Requests for [Financial] Help from Rabbinic Seminaries (Yeshivot) and Jewish Communities (Kehillot) in Russia and Poland: 
 • The Yeshiva "Tomkhey T’mimim (“Supporters of Purity or Innocence or Perfection”) in Lyubovichi (Lyubovitch, Russia) includes the cities of Nevel and Leningrad (1920), 
 • the Yeshiva Beit Ulpana Rabbata– Or Torah (“House of Great Learning [in Aramaic] = Light of Torah [in Hebrew]”) in the city of Novograd Volynskiy (Zvihel) (whose headmaster is Rabbi Yoel Shorin, 1921), 
 • the Radon Yeshiva "Chafeytz Chayim Umishna B’rura”) that includes the city of Senovsk [Russia] (whose headmaster is Rabbi Yisrael Meir haKohen, 1917), 
 • The "Lida [Russia] Yeshiva" (whose headmaster is Rabbi Yitschak Yakov (Yitzkhak Ya’akov) Reynes, 1910-1915) that includes the city of Yelizavetgrad (Yelisavetgrad) (1917), 
 • The Yeshiva in the city of Priluki that “[unknown phrase – breath ???... שהנעתקה מלאמז"א]” (whose headmaster is Rabbi Eliezer Shulovits, 1921)
 • The association (chevra) “to support the students of Torah” [possibly the name of the organization] in Warsaw (1915), 
 • “The Work of Torah Study in Volozhin [Belarus]" [appears to be the name of an organization or school] (whose headmaster is Rabbi Rafael Spira, 1909)
 • Jewish Communities [and Their Rabbis]: Slutsk [Belarus] (Rabbi Isur Zalman Meltzer, 1910-1919), Mir (Rabbi Eli Barukh Kamai, 1910), Braynsk (Rabbi Shimon Yehuda Skop, 1915)
CAHJP CD-57, Irk417-6-Kabalot.
Office of the Rabbi of Irkutsk
Irkutsk, GAIO, Fond 417, Opis 1, Delo 6

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Slownik Geograficzny, Yelisavetgrad
Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), II, pp. 344-345: "Elizabetgród".
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Yelisavetgrad
Shtetl Finder (1989), p. 121: "Yelisavetgrod".
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), Yelisavetgrad2001
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), pp. 628-629: "Kirovograd".

Master Name Index for Yelisavetgrad

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