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1900s Name: Berezhtsy
1900s District: Kremenets
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Velikiye Berezhtsy, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Великі Бережци  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Великие Бережцы  listen town name in russian

1930s: Berezce, Krzemieniec, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Velikiye Berezhtsy, Soviet Union

Other names: Velikiye Berezhtsy [Rus], Velyki Berezhtsi [Ukr], Berezce [Pol], Bolshiye Berezhtsy, Velika Berezcy, Berezhtsy, Berezhtse

50°06'N 25°37'E Mapquest Google Maps

Berezhtsy data on Kremenets KehilaLinks website: The Kremenets District Research Group (KDRG) collects documents and datasets for towns of the Kremenets District. Berezhtsy is one of those towns. To see what is available for Berezhtsy go to the Kremenets KehilaLinks website (http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kremenets/web-pages/about-kremenets.html). On the Research Menu, select Concordance. The Concordance of Personal Names and Town Names is a master index of all information collected by KDRG. Please be sure to read the Introduction and Guide to the Concordance to learn how to interpret the abbreviations in the 'Source' and 'Location in Source' columns. Whenever a KehilaLinks website for Berezhtsy is developed, it will include links to the KDRG materials. For more information contact Ron Doctor (rddpdx@gmail.com).


JDC visit to Kremenets, 15 Oct 1919 MemoRon DoctorIn progress
"JDC visit to Kremenets, 15 Oct 1919 Memo, NY_AR1921_03260, ID 224216.pdf". This one page memo describes the situation in Kremenets and names 15 prominent Kremenetsers. It also gives the population of the 12 major towns in the Kremenets district.
Towns mentioned include Szmusk, Jampol, Lanowce, Wisniewice, Wyszogrodek,Bilojejeka, Pociejow, Radziwilow, Katerburg, Berezce, Tiofipol.
CAHJP Catalog Card Translation, Berezhtsy (Kremenets uezd)Janette SilvermanIn progress
Acquire and translate catalog cards from Berezhtsy (Kremenets uezd) found in the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People. There is 1 card.
Ship Manifests: Re-index Ellis Island Database (EIDB), BerezhtsySusan SobelIn progress
Extract data for Berezhtsy. 81 records extracted. Additional extractions pending.
NOTE: Berezhtsy (now called Velikiye Berezhtsy) is in the Kremenets District. Datasets for Berezhtsy are included on the Kremenets KehilaLinks website.

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Pinkas HaKehilot, Berezhtsy
Pinkas HaKehilot, , : "Berezce"
Slownik Geograficzny, Berezhtsy
Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XV, p. 105: "Berezce" #3.
CAHJP Documents, 1849 Bet-midrash List, Berezhtsy1849
Lists of 1,360 names + text. 55 pp., Russian, handwritten, KDRG Doc 042, CAHJP Catalog No. HM2-9540.1. This document has not yet been translated. 
Title is, “Volhyn Province Schools" Board of Directors. Lists of bet-midrashes in Volhyn Province, lists of Jewish communities" members.” 
Volhyn province bet-midrash registers, Data on number of synagogue communities and rabbi"s names in Zaslav, Ostrog  district and boroughs, Krzemieniec, Belozerka, Berezhy, Vishnevets, Vyshgorodok, Katerburg, Lanovtsy, Staryy Aleksinets, Pochayev, Radzivilov, Shushki, Yampol, also name lists of synagogue  communities of  Dubno, Varkovichi, Rovno, Berezno, Mezhirichi (Rovno district). 
Contact Ron Doctor (rddpdx@gmail.com) for more information.
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