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Town Leader: Leah Teicher

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/rovno/rovno_homepage.htm

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1900s Name: Rovno
1900s District: Rovno
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Rivne, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Рівне  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Ровно  listen town name in russian

1930s: Rowne, Równe, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Rovno, Soviet Union

Other names: Rivne [Ukr], Rovno [Rus], Rovne [Yid], Rowne [Pol], Röwne [Ger], Ruvne, Rowno, Riwne

50°37'N 26°15'E Mapquest Google Maps


Kehilalinks Development Project: RovnoRichard BaumFinished
Provisional kehilalink uploaded 1/2/13

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Rovno1941-1945
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 Rovno:

- 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
CAHJP Catalog Card, 1870-1871, Appointment of Rabbis and teachers to state Jewish schools, KDRG 2361870-1871
On appointment of Rabbis from among the school"s graduates:
Moisey VIZIN–Konotop; teachers to state Jewish schools-Lev DAN and Iona FARBER-Kremenchug; Leyba BERNSHTEYN-Letichev; Moisey YUFA-Zaslav;  Khaim MARGOLESH- Radzivilov; Yankel LEVIN-Rovno;  Anshel BOLUKHER-Ataki; Gershon KORSHUN-Skvira;  Leyb BORENSHTEYN-Letichev; Iosif GRUNYAN-Taganrog, Russia;  Vulf  BRONSHTEYN-Skvira; Khaim ROZENBERG-Starokonstantinov;  Yakov SHUR-Dubno; Yudel GORDON-Vasylkiv; David ELSHANSKIY-Bratslav; Mendel EPSHTEYN-Khotin;  Mordko ISTSER-Rovno:

CAHJP Catalog No. HM HM 3-496.03, KDRG No. 236. In Russian. CAHJP obtained the document from the GAZHO (State Archives of Ukraine in  Zhitomir), fond 396, opis 2, delo 540. KDRG has not yet obtained a copy of this document. 

For information about this collection, contact Ron Doctor .
CAHJP Catalog Card, 1847, Application to free Jews from conscription, KDRG 2201847
About allotment of certificates issued by Rovno secondary school for liberation from conscription to Nachman SHTOKFISH from Radyvyliv, Shmuel VAYNSHTEYN, Lev and Moshe BRONSHTEYN from Kremenets. Document created by Administration of Kiev Educational District Trustee, 1847.

CAHJP Catalog No. HM 3-260.07 KDRG No. 220. In Russian. CAHJP obtained the document from the Ukraine Central State Historical Archive, Kyiv, fond 707, opis 13, delo 404. KDRG has not yet obtained a copy of this document. 

For information about this collection, contact Ron Doctor .
See more Rovno collections

Master Name Index for Rovno

See more Rovno names on MNI Database

Related Links

Rivne Virtual Shtetl, MHPJLife in Ukraine
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