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Translation of Sefer Grayding
Edited by: Yehuda Leibish Margel
Published in Tel Aviv, 1981
appreciation to Yehuda Leibish Margel of the Griding Landmanshaften,
for permission to put this material on the JewishGen web site.
This is a translation from: Sefer Grayding (Book of Griding),
Society of Grayding Emigrants, Tel Aviv, 1981, 127 p., H, Y, E.
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Note: This site covers the town of Gorodok, which is about 16 KM southwest of L'viv (Lvov) in Ukraine. There are other towns named Gorodok in Poland and Belarus. Gorodok, Ukraine is known by a variety of names and spellings. They include:
Grodek, Grodek Jagiellonski, Grodek Yagilonski, Horodok, Griding, Grayding, Graeding, Greiding, Graydik.
Translations from Sefer Grayding that appear on this site will use the spelling "Griding", which is the English spelling used by the authors of the book.
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|Word From the Editor||4|
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|Griding Facts Sheet||34|
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|The Large Synagogue (Di Groyse Shul) by Yehuda Margel and Eliezer Ben-Ya’akov (Kampel)||42|
|Testimony of Pitciha Hochberg regarding crimes
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