The Marmaros Book;
In Memory of 160 Jewish Communities

(Maramures Region)

Translation of
Sefer Marmarosh; mea ve-shishim kehilot kedoshot be- yishuvan u-ve-hurbanan

Compiled and Edited by S.Y. Gross and Y. Yosef Cohen

Tel Aviv, Beit Marmaros, 1983, 1996


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Project Coordinator

Moshe Davis emeritus


Our sincere appreciation to Yehuda Kahane of the Marmaros Society in Israel
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This is a translation from: Sefer Marmarosh; mea ve-shishim kehilot kedoshot be- yishuvan u-ve-hurbanan
(The Marmaros Book; In Memory of 160 Jewish Communities), Compiled and Edited by S.Y. Gross and Y. Yosef Cohen,
Tel Aviv, Beit Marmaros, 1983, 1996


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Translated by Moshe A. Davis

Part I Introductory Chapters

Chapter 1 Historical Background, Geography, and Demographics of the Marmaros Region
Chapter 2 The First Jews in Marmaros, and the Jewish Census of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries
Chapter 3 Torah Life, Chassidus, and Community Organization in Marmaros
Chapter 4 The Torah Scholars of Marmaros (Including a List of Publications of the Rabbinical Figures of Marmaros)
Chapter 5 Halachic Discussions Between the Rabbinical Leaders of Marmaros and the Rabbinical Leaders of Neighboring Regions
Chapter 6 The Daily Life of the Jews of Marmaros
Chapter 7 The Holocaust of Jewish Marmaros
 

 

Part II The Individual Jewish Settlements of Marmaros
(note: a small number of the tiniest settlements are mentioned only in the articles of larger neighboring towns)

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Sziget 3
Kretsnif 50
Depolya 67
Virismort 67
Desht 69
Ferest 69
Serb 69
Sanapatak 71
Dragomireşti 161
Rozavlea 166
Săcel 171
Ieud 188
Glod 190
Chust 249
Drahiv 270
Bicskof 278
Nankif 289
Kusnicza 298
Ganics 340
Vinif 357
Leh 381
Neresniza 385
Rachov 401
Ober Bistra 455

List of All Towns in Sefer Marmaros (Grouped by Location)
Alphabetical List of All Town Name Variations, As Listed in Sefer Marmaros


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