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Lists of Volhynian Tsadikim, 1861 and 1865

From the Denunciation on Tsadikim and their Bad Influence, 1861 and 1865

These documents are found in the archives of the Russian State Police or Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Tsadikim of Volhyn
  1. TVERSKOY Avrum... "Turiyskiy magid", 51y. old, a lot of sons, the most important- Nuchim. SHAPIRA Itsko... shtetl Nesuhotka of Kovel district, 70y. old, nephew of TVERSKOY. Compete with Avrum. MICHELNOVITCH Itschok... Berezni of Rovno district, old man. Has son Yosef. KATSENELENBOYM Levi Itschak... Stepan of Rovno district. Avrum and Tsel(?)... brothers, town Ostrog. Gersh Leib... shtetl Olika, Dubno district.
  2. SHTERSON Yos Mendelevitch... Orshansa, merchant, son-in-law of TVERSKOY, tsadik from Cherkassi. since 1660- in Ostrog.
Important Chassidim
  1. INTERLEIB Yos... Radzivilov of Kremenets district. SHAPIRA Shmul Abba and Pinchas... Slavuta. GORINSHTEIN-LERNER Ide... Torgin of Lutsk district. KESLER Itsko... colony Sofnevka, Trochinbrod, Lutsk district. LEBEDIN Gershko... Berejznitsa, Lutsk d. SHAMOTA Beniamin... Vladimirets, Lutsk d.
  2. RIJZIY Yankel... Rafalovka, Lutsk d.
Tsadikim from Kiev and Minsk gubernia, influential in Volhyn
  1. TVERSKOY Aron... from Tchernobil. TVERSKOY Yakov Israel... Tcherkassi. TVERSKOY Moshe... TVERSKOY Duvid... Talnoe near Uman ("rebe Duvadiniu", exiled from Odessa in 1850) TVERSKOY Yochanan... Rostmistrovka.
  2. KARGANSKIY Aron... Stolin, Pinsk district.
Another List from 1865
  1. TVERSKOY Itska... Skvira. TVERSKOY Zusia... Tchernobil. TVERSKOY Aron... Tchernobil.
  2. TVERSKOY Movsha... Korostyshev.
Important chassidim, 1865
  1. LIBERZON Leibish... Proskurov. SHTEIMAN... Yanov, Litin district. SIMA Avrum... Yanov, Litin district. RAYCHER brothers... Vinnitsa. BERNSHTEIN Avram... Vinnitsa. ITKES Zalman... Tulchin and Nemirov. KRAIZLER Moshe Chaim... Tulchin and Nemirov. ZASER Shlomo... Tulchin and Nemirov.
  2. SAIN Avrum... Tulchin and Nemirov.


Submitted by Yackov Berkun, Jerusalem, 5 May 1998. Yackov found this information while searching in the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People, Hebrew University, P.O. Box 1149, Jerusalem 91010, Israel, Tel 011 972 2 563 5716.


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