Town of Bar:
Jewish Pages Through The Prism Of Time

Translation from Ukranian
(Bar, Ukraine)

Published by the JewishGen Press
part of Yizkor Books Project of JewishGen, Inc.

Original Book in Ukrainian:
K 92 M. B. Kupershteyn Town of Bar: Jewish Pages Through The Prism Of Time.
Vinnytsia: LLC “Nilan-LTD”, 2019 - 344 pages.
Book proofreader: A. M. Krentsina
The original publication was carried out with the financial support
of the Charity Fund “Christians for Israel-Ukraine”

Hard Cover, 8.5” by 11”, 292 pages with original photographs.
Author and original cover design by: M. B. Kupershteyn
Bar Kehila Leader: Stefani Elkort Twyford
Cover Design: Rachael Kolokoff Hopper
Name Indexing: Jonathan Wind


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This book tells about the town of Bar, namely the life of the Jewish population through the prism of historical events. When writing this book archival, historical, memoir, public materials, historical and ethnographic dictionaries, reference books, works of historians, local historians, as well as memories and stories of direct participants, living witnesses of history, photos from the album ” Old Bar ” and from other sources were used. The book is devoted to the Jewish people of Bar, the history of contacts between ethnic groups, which were imprinted in the people's memory and monuments of material culture, will be of interest to both professionals and a wide range of readers who are not indifferent to the history of the Jewish people and its cultural traditions.

Jewish Population in 1900: 5,773

Bar, Ukraine is located at 49°04' N 27°40' E and 158 miles SW of Kiev


Nearby Jewish Communities:

Volkovintsy 9 miles N
Yaltushkiv 9 miles SW
Verkhivka 10 miles S
Popovtsy 13 miles SSE
Staryi Zakrevskiy Maydan 14 miles NNW
Kopaihorod 15 miles SSE
Mezhirov 16 miles E
Derazhnya 17 miles NW
Snitkov 18 miles S
Snitivka 19 miles NNW
Zamikhiv 19 miles SW
Zhmerynka 20 miles E
Vinkivtsi 20 miles W

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