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1900s Name: Kupel
1900s District: Starokonstantinov
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Kupel, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Купіль  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Купель  listen town name in russian

1930s: Kupel, Kamenets-Podolski, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Kupel, Soviet Union

Other names: Kupel [Rus], Kupil [Ukr], Kupil [Yid], Kupiel [Pol]

49°36'N 26°31'E Mapquest Google Maps


EIDB Reindexing of Unindexed Fields: KupelSteve SteinIn progress
EIDB Reindexing of Unindexed Fields for the town of Kupel
Resettlement of Jews from 50 versta border area Not assignedNot Yet Started
About resettlement of Jews from 50 versta (old measure of length) borderline area.  Due to wishes of the Jews from Vladimir-Volhynia, Dubno, Kaments-Podol, Korytnitsa, Krementsa, Lutsk.  Case contains lists of villages and settlements of Volhynia and Podol areas of 50-verst border area; description of Jewish homes and small businesses in areas of Volhynia and others. (also see HM2/9532.1), 843-44, Russian; CAHJP HM2/8546.3.
Jewish committee of assistance to pogrom victims Not assignedNot Yet Started
Evidence of pogroms in: Kitaigorod, Kornitsa, Kupel, Mokraya Kaligirka, Hashevatoye, Shpoda and nearby villages, as well as about participation of the red army in robbing and killings of the Jews in the areas of Tarash and Klevan. Case contains names of the killed in Mokraya Kaligirka.  Languages: Russian, Hebrew. 1919-1931; CAHJP HM2/9956.6.
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Slownik Geograficzny, Kupel
Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), IV, pp. 885-886: "Kupiel".
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Kupil/Kupel1941-1945
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 this town/village:

- 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
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Kupel
Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 45: "Kupil".
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Master Name Index for Kupel

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Related Links

Kupel town pageUkr-SIG Old Town Pages
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