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Town Leader: Sharon Zane

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Volochisk/Volochisk.html

JewishGen Communities database page: Go here

1900s Name: Volochisk
1900s District: Starokonstantinov
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Volochisk, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Волочиськ  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Волочиск  listen town name in russian

1930s: Volochisk, Kamenets-Podolski, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Volochisk, Soviet Union

Other names: Volochisk [Rus], Volochysk [Ukr], Volotchisk [Yid], Wolotschysk [Ger], Woloczyska [Pol], Woloczysk, Volochyska, Wolochisk, Wolocyska

49°32'N 26°10'E Mapquest Google Maps

E-mail distribution list: There's a dedicated e-mail distribution list for JewishGenners with roots in Volochisk. For joining the group go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/volochiskians/


Kehilalinks Development Project: VolochiskRichard BaumFinished
Development of kehilalink completed 8/5/12

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Volochisk1941-1945
Yahad - In Unum ("together" in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based organization established in 2004 by Father Patrick Desbois and dedicated to systematically identifying and documenting the sites of Jewish mass executions by Nazi mobile-killing units in Eastern Europe during World War II.

In Yahad - In Unum archives you can find the following resources concerning the Jewish victims of the town/village of Volochisk:

- Video testimonies of eyewitnesses of the mass shootings 
- Contemporary photos of executions sites of Jewish victims
- Archival pictures of the town/village and their Jewish inhabitants 
- German archives about the executions of Jewish victims 
- Soviet archives about the executions of Jewish victims 

Video testimonies can be available online upon request on Yahad Interactive Map page

Photos and short video clips of testimonies are available online on Yahad - In Unum interactive map

Others archives are available for consultation in Yahad Research Center in Paris. For more information, please contact Patrice Bensimon
Slownik Geograficzny, Volochisk
Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XIII, pp. 882-883: "Woloczyska".
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Volochisk
Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 116: "Volotchisk".
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