Tag: jewish

  • Voznesensk

    The city of Voznesensk (or Wosnessensk) is situated in the Mykolaiv Oblast, which is located in the southern regions of Ukraine. Jewish settlers first founded Voznesensk in the 19th century. These Jewish settlers had migrated all the way from the northwestern parts of Russia into their neighboring country, Ukraine. At that time thousands of Jews were leaving Russia and heading to the "New ...

  • Pidhaytsi

    It is through the preserved historical records dating all the way back to 1463 that many consider Pidhaytsi as one of the oldest settlements still in existence in present day Ukraine. During the same time, the 1400s, regional governor Potocki had full control of the town, basing his governance on the Ruthenian and Polish law. However, in modern times, the city has been absorbed by some of ...

  • Zbarazh

    Zbarazh city is situated in the Ternopil Oblast in the west of Ukraine where it acts as the administrative center to the Zbarazky district. Interestingly, the city lies in the historic region of Galicia. At present the city is home to over 13,000 people.