Records of the Brecher family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 225 records for the surname Brecher (including soundalike names and spelling variants) in the All Galicia Database (the AGD), Gesher Galicia's free searchable collection of genealogical and historical records from the former Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia, which is now eastern Poland and western Ukraine. Here is a sampling of some of the results you can find there:

  • Josef, child of Selig JOLLES and Beile Hudie BRECHER vel RAUCH
    birth record from Austrian Ministry of Interior - Certification of Vital Records (1903-1918)
  • Isaak, child of Selig JOLLES and Beile Hudie BRECHER vel RAUCH
    birth record from Austrian Ministry of Interior - Certification of Vital Records (1903-1918)
  • Fanny, child of Selig JOLLES and Beile Hudie BRECHER vel RAUCH
    birth record from Austrian Ministry of Interior - Certification of Vital Records (1903-1918)
  • Selig BREGER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Rachel BREGER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Rachel BREGER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Dreise BREGER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Dawid BREGER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Oszyia BRYZER
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Sora, daughter of Samuel BRIESER and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 225 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Andrychow, Poland
GG Member Houston, TX
Jan 27, 2021
Jaslo, Poland
GG Member Stockholm,
Sep 12, 2019
Sanok, Poland
GG Member Stockholm,
Sep 12, 2019

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Records of the Brecher family in Logan Kleinwaks' Genealogy Indexer website

There are 172 search results for the surname Brecher at Logan Kleinwaks' Genealogy Indexer website, a few of which are listed below. Note that results listed below are limited to purely Galician sources, such as telephone and business directories from Galician cities, or school records, but they do not include the many other sources available on his website that span all of pre-war Poland. You may need the free .DjVu web browser plugin to view these files.

  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 496 {y48}
    ... the working youth there were no prospects of even finding employ-ment in our town. They organized themselves in various youth movements and waited for '־Aliyah־־־ to Israel. "״״b0׳t ?' th* ■י"״׳•״ Committee RELIGION AND CULTURE w־~v enowned Torah scholars lived in Brzezany. Rabbis went forth from here into all parts of the world. It is sufficient to mention — Rabbi Joseph \ Saul Nathanson. Rabbi Kluger. the magid (preacher! from Brod Rabbi Isaac ShmeJkes and Rabbi Shulem Mordechai Hacohen Shwadron. Also Rabbis Margolis. Jehuda Bergman and Rabbi Meirson studied and drank from the foun-tains of Torah in our town. The Hassidic movement captured many hearts. Various currents of Hassidlm impressed their stamps on the Jews of our town, among them were the house of Rishin. Belz. Stratin. Zydachow ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 558 {y94}
    ... by twigs on the 44shwitz-bank" in the public baths, G-d forgive us for the comparison. At the end of the sermon — MUva lezion go ,el venomar amen" (And a savior will come to Zion, amen), two respected 44Baaley-batim" would appear by the door; the treasurer, cap in hand for the col-lection, and the collector who would stop the people on the way out and get some pennies for the needy preacher. The size of the contribution depended on the quality of the sermon and the impression made on the audience by the preacher. The misers would try to evade payment by choosing a seat in some distant corner of the Beis-medresh, pretending an in-nocent absorption in some book or trying to lose themselves among a group of boys intent on their daily lessons. They tried to wait until the crowd dispersed ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 473 {y114}
    ... . Every few years one of these societies would experience a period of growth, and then give way to another society. The richest of these was the Regular Study Group; its Hebrew name, Kovei Atim, was popularly shortened to Kvaytim. The members built a head-quarters near the large study house, the finest building any of the communal institu-tions possessed, where the well-known preacher Reb Shloyme Baruch Mayer b/m, taught. An unusual character, he had been educated in the modem, but strictly religious yeshiva in Pressburg, was a follower of the Hsam Sofer, and had also studied in a German gymnasium. He was extremely attentive to Jewish law in both major and trivial matters. After his death, the lessons at the Regular Study Group were led by Reb Jecheskiel Zajac, the son of the Rabbi ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 482 {y114}
    ... means of education, but rather kind speech and impassioned appeal to the conscience of the child. Some extremely moving scenes took place when Reb Jecheskiel addressed the children in the study house or the Talmud Torah. His native talent as a spiritual guide greatly influenced their religious and intellectual life. Reb Jecheskiel Zajac also devoted a good deal of time and energy to elderly Jewish artisans and storekeepers, giving them lectures in the Jewish morality books and the Torah portion of the week on the Sabbath and holidays. He also stood out as a preacher, drawing large audiences with his power of logical persuasion and his 35
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 500 {y114}
    Occupations of the Chrzanow Jews tailor, a scholar to be reckoned with, and a man with a record of good works, was the preacher at the Psalm Society, and simultaneously the First Officer of the burial society. Reb Zismel Shames, the secretary of the town study house, knew the entire Mishna by heart. Dr. Itzchak-Schwartzbart, who became the pride of Polish Jewry, was an innkeeper's son. Reb Yukl Bochner, a horse trader, a Jew with aristocratic manners, and a philanthropist, was the chairman of the Jewish community for many years. An optician, Reb Avrom Hirsh Reifer, was a Belzer Chasid and a scholar. These examples illuminate the essence of ...

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