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Town Leader: Prentiss Smith

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

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1900s Name: Ostrog
1900s District: Ostrog
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Ostroh, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Острог  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Острог  listen town name in russian

1930s: Ostrog, Zdołbunów, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Ostrog, Soviet Union

Other names: Ostroh [Ukr], Ostrog [Rus, Yid], Ostrog [Pol], Ostra, Ostraha, Ostre

50°20'N 26°31'E Mapquest Google Maps


Fundraising Project, Ostroh (Ostrog) Document Acquisition and Translation ProjectsMel WerbachIn progress
A trilingual translator will extract data from the original records, translate them into English, and enter the data into a spreadsheet template provided by JewishGen.  Once those tasks are complete, JewishGen will integrate the new data into the JewishGen Ukraine Database
Revision list translation and indexing, Ostrog Town, 1814-1834Prentiss SmithIn progress
Obtain from FHL, translate and index revision lists for Ostrog, 1814-1834
Book translation: 'Mazkeret li-gedole Ostrah'', OstrogPrentiss SmithIn progress
Translate the book Mazkeret li-gedole Ostrah by Menahem Mendel Biber. The book is a history of Ostrog and its people.
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Pinkas HaKehilot, Ostrog
Pinkas HaKehilot, Poland, Vol. 5 (1990), p. 34-41: "Ostrog". Translation by Shalom Bronstein (sygaa@netvision.net.il) is available on the JewishGen Yizkor Book Translations website.
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Ostrog
Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 68: "Ostraha, Ostrov".
Yizkor Books, Ostrog
7 Yizkor Books exist, one partially translated
(see comment) 7 YBs exist, one partially translated
Sefer Ostrog (Vohlin); matsevet zikaron le-kehila kedosha (Tel Aviv, 1987)  [Yizkor Book Images], partial translation.
Not yet translated
Gedolei Ostroho (Berdichev, 1907)
Ostrog (Jerusalem-Tel Aviv, 1966)  [Yizkor Book Images]
Pinkas Ostra; sefer zikaron... (Tel Aviv, 1960)  [Yizkor Book Images]
Ven dos lebn hot geblit (Buenos Aires, 1954)  [Yizkor Book Images]
Arim ve-imahot be-yisrael; matsevet kodesh le-kehilot yisrael she-nehrevu bi-yedei aritsim u-tmeim be-milhemet ha-olam ha-aharona, vol. 1 (Jerusalem, 1945-1960)
Le-zekher kehilat Ostrah; hantsahat kehilat Ostrah.. Translation: one partial translation online Sefer Ostrog (Vohlin); matsevet zikaron le-kehila kedosha (Tel Aviv, 1987)  [Yizkor Book Images], partial translation online at http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostroh/Ostroh.html.
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Related Links

Ostroh Virtual Shtetl, MHPJLife in Ukraine
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