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Grodno, Grodno uyezd, Grodno gubernia

Latitude: 5341' Longitude: 2350'

Also known as Hrodno



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JewishGen ShtetlSeeker will allow you to find Grodno on a map, as well as find other shtetls with similar names.



The All Belarus Database contains hundreds of thousands of entries.  There may also be information in the All Belarus Database under an alternate name of Grodno. To search other spellings of Grodno, use the box above the SEARCH ABD button.


Search the Belarus SIG website for Grodno.  There may also be information on the Belarus SIG website under an alternate name of Grodno. To search other spellings of Grodno, use the box above the SEARCH BSIG button.


Search the JewishGen website for Grodno.  There may also be information on the JewishGen website under an alternate name of Grodno. To search other spellings of Grodno, use the box above the SEARCH JewishGen button.


Search JewishGen's ShtetLinks website for Grodno.  There may also be information on the JewishGen ShtetLinks website under an alternate name of Grodno. To search other spellings of Grodno, use the box above the SEARCH ShtetLinks button.


Search the Jewish Encyclopedia website for articles about Grodno.  This site contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. There may also be information in the Jewish Encyclopedia under an alternate name of Grodno. To search other spellings of Grodno, use the box above the SEARCH JE button.



The Routes to Roots Foundation Archive Database contains a comprehensive list of archival holdings for Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, and the Ukraine.  Use the link on the left to see if there are any records for Grodno. There may also be information in the Routes to Roots Foundation Archive Database under an alternate name of Grodno. To search other spellings of Grodno, use the box above the SEARCH RTR button.

Search the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Research Institute Reading Room for information on Grodno. There may also be information in the USHMM database under an alternate name of Grodno. To search other spellings of Grodno, use the box above the SEARCH USHMM button.

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The Yizkor Book Database lists where you can find memorial books for Grodno. There may also be Yizkor books available under an alternate name of Grodno. To search the available Yizkor books by an alternate name, use the box above the AVAILABLE button.

Click here for the translated Yizkor book of Grodno.

Links for the shtetl of Grodno

Click here for a picture of the Great Synagogue of Grodno, built 1627
Click here for a picture of the wooden synagogue of Grodno, from Avotaynu's postcard collection
Click here for Grodno information, from Yad Vashem
Click here for Grodno online. This sites purpose is to make available specific documents or articles concerning the History of the Jewish Community in the city of Grodno, Belarus.
Click here for Grodno: Capital of Grodno Gubernia
Click here for the Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society - 1987, 1989 - Cleveland, Ohio
Click here for the Grodno cemetery, by Eric Adler.
Click here for The Holocaust in Grodno, compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Click here for The Jews of Belarus: Information about the current Jewish community

Links for the uyezd of Grodno

Click here for a List of Towns in Grodno District
Click here for an article from The Jewish Encyclopedia
Click here for genealogical records for Grodno Povet, 1921 - 1940 (part 1: for the whole territory and for the town of Grodno, 1922 - 1939)
Click here for The GRODNER, 1949, by Edward Rosenbaum
Click here for The GRODNER, March 1940, by Edward Rosenbaum
Click here for The GRODNER, March 1948, by Edward Rosenbaum
Click here for The GRODNER, September/October 1944, by Edward Rosenbaum

Links for the gubernia of Grodno

Click here for a description and history of the Grodno gubernia
Click here for Conscription in the Grodno Guberniya, translated by Irene Newhouse, transcribed by Billie Stein
Click here for Documentary Sources for the Study of the Grodno Gubernia, by Ellen Sadove Renck. APORT Russian Search Engine - Besides being a Russian search engine, this site will translate any web site from English-to-Russian, or from Russian-to-English. All Belarus Database - Search all of the Belarus databases from this one site. There are also links for searching the Belarus SIG newsgroup archives and all of the web pages of JewishGen
Click here for Grodno Genealogy Group, Inc., website of the former Grodno SIG
Click here for Grodno gubernia page of the Belarus SIG. Includes a list of all the known shtetls for this gubernia.
Click here for Grodno Organizations, by Jerry Seligsohn
Click here for History of Grodno, by Ellen Sadove Renck
Click here for Jewish Communities of the Grodno Province, reproduced from 'RAGAS Report', with the permission of Valadislav Y. Soshnikov
Click here for records for the Grodno and Minsk gubernia that are in the Brest State Archive
Click here for Selected Records from the Grodno Oblast Archive (mss.) [Manuscript RG-53.004M] in USHMM, compiled by Tilford Bartman
Click here for the 1837 list of voters for Rabbi: Brest, Kobrin, Slonim, Novogrudok, Pruzhany, Volkovysk, Slonim, and Grodno uyezds
Click here for the 1880 Russian Army Deserters
Click here for the Grodno Gubernia 1912 Voters List Database
Click here for the Grodno Regional Library
Click here for the Jewish agricultural colonies in Western Russia, prior to 1904, by Lou Goldman
Click here for unpublished materials at Yad Vashem. Email the archivist and ask what materials exist for Grodno.

Grodno big synagogue. After closing in 1939, was used for art studios. Today it is acting again. (8/15/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno big synagogue. After closing in 1939, was used for art studios. Today it is acting again. (8/15/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno big synagogue. After closing in 1939, was used for art studios. Today it is acting again. (8/15/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno big synagogue. After closing in 1939, was used for art studios. Today it is acting again. (8/15/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno prayer house. It is a public building today. (8/16/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno synagogue. (from the Union of Religious Jewish Congregations of the Republic of Belarus 5763 calendar, contributed by Yuri Dorn (iro@open.by))
Grodno synagogue. Gymnasium of 'Spartak' sports society now. (8/16/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno synagogue. It is a sports school now. (8/16/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno yeshiva. (undated by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno yeshiva. It is a dwelling house today. (8/15/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno. Center of region. Jewish cemetery in Zanemanii. (8/16/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno. Center of region. Jewish cemetery in Zanemanii. (8/16/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Grodno. Center of region. Jewish cemetery in Zanemanii. (8/16/98 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)


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