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Town Leader: Richard Baum

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tarashcha/
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1900s Name: Tarashcha
1900s District: Tarashcha
1900s Province: Kiev
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Tarashcha, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Тараща  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Тараща  listen town name in russian

1930s: Tarashcha, Kiev, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Tarashcha, Soviet Union

Other names: Tarashcha [Rus], Tarascha [Ukr], Tarasche [Yid], Taraszcza [Pol], Tarasca, Tarashtcha

49°34'N 30°30'E Mapquest Google Maps


Vital records for Koshevata, Stavyshche, Tarashcha, Zhashkov, Zhyvotiv, 1847-1851Janette SilvermanIn progress
From book number 1162-1-3a from the Kiev archives.
Combination of Russian (left-side pages) and either Hebrew or possibly Yiddish (right side pages)
Koshevata [now Kivshovata] 1847 births - 5 images
Koshevata [now Kivshovata] 1847 deaths - 11 images
Koshevata [now Kivshovata] 1849 births - 13 images
Koshevata [now Kivshovata] 1851 births - 18 images
Stavyshche 1847 births- 29 images
Stavyshche 1847 "community book"- 4 images
Tarashcha 1846 births - 26 images
Tarashcha 1846 marriages and divorces - 22 images
Tarashcha 1847 births - 35 images
Tarashcha 1847 deaths - 13 images
Tarashcha 1847 divorces - 5 images
Tarashcha 1847 marriages - 13 images
Tarashcha 1848 marriages - 6 images
Tarashcha 1849 births - 44 images
Tarashcha 1849 deaths - 19 images
Zhashkov [now Zhashkiv] 1851 births - 7 images
Zhyvotiv [now Novozhyvotiv] 1851 marriages - 6 images
Reports on work and meetings of the Jewish Section (Communist Party), 1921Janette SilvermanNot Yet Started
Minutes of meetings of the Jewish Section of the Central Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (Bolshevik) of Ukraine (TsKKP(b)U) and directive documents, minutes and reports of the Provincial Committee on organizing mass political work among the Jewish population of Ukraine and, in particular, on the territory of the Podolia Province. 3.1-17.12.1925
Reports on work and meetings of the Jewish Section (Communist Party) including information on hedars in different towns, 1921, Yiddish, CAHJP CD20-P-29, op.1, d.58.
Statistical reports about Volyn and Kiev provinces, including: Jewish hospitals, pharJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
Statistical reports about Volyn and Kiev provinces, including: Jewish hospitals, pharmacies and their owners, about Jews born and died in the Volyn provinces and counties, 1832, see also HM2/9531.6); The number of Jews and their jobs, "vykrestah" (in the province kiev, 1833): Boguslav, Zvebigorod Vasilkov, Kiev, Lima, Makhno, Radomysl, Skvir, Tarashan, Uman, Cherkassy, Chigirin, 1832-1833; Russian; CAHJP HM2/9531.5.

Office of the Kiev, Podolia, and Volynia Governor GeneralKiev National Historical Archive from Ukraine
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), Tarashcha2001
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 1288: "Tarashcha".
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Tarashcha
Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 101: "Tarashtcha".
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Tarashcha1941-1945
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 Tarashcha:

- 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
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