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Town Leader: Ariel Parkansky

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/odessa

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

Modern: Odesa, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Одеса  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Одесса  listen town name in russian

1930s: Odessa, Odessa, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Odessa, Soviet Union

Other names: Odesa [Ukr], Odessa [Rus], Odess, Odes

46°28'N 30°44'E Mapquest Google Maps

E-mail distribution list: There's a dedicated e-mail distribution list for JewishGenners with roots in Odessa at Rootsweb. For more information see here


Books Database, digitizing and translation, Odessa Ariel ParkanskyOngoing
This project consist in treating the books with an automatic process of 4 steps to make them searchable both in Cyrillic and Roman:
1) scanning the books (or getting the page images)
2) digitizing the images with an OCR
3) converting the resulting Cyrillic text to the reformed Russian orthography 
4) translating to English by Google
Cemeteries: Documentation for JOWBR, Odessa, Book of gravestone inscriptionsAriel ParkanskyFinished
Translation and indexing of the Book of Special annotations in the old and the new cemeteries of the Jewish congregation of the city of Odessa. 
Published by the collector (Gabay) of Khevra Kadisha The year of "the Zionists of the city of Odessa" (or: "the marks of the city of Odessa").
Printed in Warsaw in 1889
Directory, property & business owners, Odessa 1902-1903 Ariel ParkanskyFinished
Translate/transliterate and process the alphabetical index of the All Odessa Trade, Commerce and Real Estate Address and Reference Book, 1902 & 1903. Prepare the database for posting in the JewishGen Ukraine Database.
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
CAHJP Catalog Card, 1822-1825, Complaints re tax collectors and box tax collectors, KDRG 2261822-1825
Tax complaints in the towns of Radzivilov, Zhitomir, Zaslov, Novograd-Volyn, Ovruch, Starokonstantinov, Berdichev, Odessa and others. Documents of the Chancery of Great Duke Konstantin Pavlovich

1.Further complaint of SHVARTSAPEL, charge d"affaires of Jews, from townlet Radzivilov for assessor VISLOTSKIY, who sealed shops and demands tax collection for selling yeast, also complaints about scaleskeeper, Odessa 1st guild merchant Volf MINKUS and box tax collectors.

2. Further request of Jewish community leaders Mordukh GERTSINSHTEYN and Ios SHUKHMAN for arrears defrayment from box taxes amounts collected.

3. Interpretation of Volyn province administration for box tax and collector"s list of names.

CAHJP Catalog No. HM 3-263.02; KDRG No. 226. In Russian and Polish. CAHJP obtained the document from the Ukraine Central State Historical Archive, Kyiv, fond 444, opis 3, delo 30. KDRG has not yet obtained a copy of this document. 

For information about this collection, contact 
Ron Doctor.
Directory, All Odessa, 1901 1901
All Odessa Trade, Commerce and Real Estate Address and Reference Book 1901 (in Cyrillic)
Directory, All Odessa, 1902-3 1902-3
All Odessa Trade, Commerce and Real Estate Address and Reference Book 1902 & 1903 (in Cyrillic)
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Master Name Index for Odessa

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Ukraine Journal: A Genealogical Journey to Warsaw and Ukraine (2002)Travel ReportsRon Doctor

Related Links

Jewish Museum of OdessaLife in Ukraine
Migdal: Jewish Community of OdessaCommunities
World-Wide Club of Odessites (in Russian)Communities
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