Records of the Halevi family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 64 records for the surname Halevi (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:

  • Xawery OLIWA
    1787 property record from Lwów Halicz City District Josephine survey (1787)
  • Xawery OLIWA
    1787 property record from Lwów Halicz City District Josephine survey (1787)
  • Dmyter CHALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Hryn HALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Jwan CHALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Jwan CHALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Hryn CHALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Dmyter CHALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Hryn CHALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Jwan CHALEWAY
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)

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

There are 195 search results for the surname Halevi 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.

  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 204 {y198}
    ... , Rabbi Sender Hirshom, of Morovinc-Krulawitz, near Mogilov-Podolsk. In later years he was Rabbi in Berdichcv, where he, his daughter and family were annihilated during the Nazi slaughter of Ukrainian Jewry. Rabbi Sender was known as a religious communal leader, interpreter of Jewish laws and customs, and well versed in Talmud and Kabalah. His eldest son, Rabbi Joshua Halevi Hirshhorn, resides in Montreal, Canada, where, for a time, he served as spiritual leader of the Romanian Synagogue. Too, he was Chief Rabbi of the Montreal Orthodox Religious Rabbinate. He is the author and publisher of 44Mimaynci Hayeshuah," a philosophical-theological volume, pertinent to the Talmudical sphere, which won approval of the world renowned Wilno Rabbi and scholar, Chaim Ozer Grodzensky. My grandfather ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 250 {y32}
    ... or four tailors, three bakers, one roofer and one bal agolo (drayman) constituted the Jewish proletariat, though they would have strenuously ob-jected to being classified as such. In addition there were the Shammos (sex-ton) and the bathhouse keeper both of whom belonged to a socio-economic category that defied classification. Baranow had no industry; it was a town of shopkeepers. There were about a half dozen well-to-do families. The ma-jority eked out their livelyhood from selling an assorted type of merchandise —from groceries to textiles and house furnishings. A substantial number of merchants required additional income to make ends meet. Financial assis-tance usually came from relatives in America. The youth, intelligent, alert, but having neither trade nor profession was hopelessly ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 481 {y48}
    ... to town, to start anew. On the morrow of this "action" the Germans collected the Jewish belongings what they "Inherited" from the people they murdered the previous day. as if to fulfill the saying "Thou hast murdered and also taken possession!" In order to make it easier for themselves in the future, the Gestapo confined us into a much smaller and closed-in ghetto. They brought us into half ruined houses in the Jewish quarter. The living conditions in these ruins were unbearable. Twenty persons were crowded into one room. It was no wonder that epidemics killed hundreds of us.. The ghetto was closed and without a special permit, it was forbidden to leave it.This brought about the breakdown in the barter business with the peasants of the neighborhood. We also lost at once most of our hiding ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 496 {y48}
    ... 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. The second half of the 19th century Witnessed the period of enlightening, tho search for new ways and ideas. It caused a complete change in the cutlural life of the Jewish community. Some of the local Jews started reading monthly and weekly lite-rary publications in Hebrew, such as the "Halutz י (pioneeij. the "Magid". the "Mevaser" and others. Part of the youth remained loyal to traditional Judaism, with the synagogue as their center ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 481 {y91}
    ... town, to start anew. On the morrow of this "action" the Germans collected the Jewish belongings what they "inherited" from the people they murdered the previous day. as if to fulfill the saying "Thou hast murdered and also taken possession !" In order to make it easier for themselves in the future, the Gestapo confined us into a much smaller and closed-in ghetto. They brought us into half ruined houses in the Jewish quarter. The living conditions in these ruins were unbearable. Twenty persons were crowded into one room. It was no wonder that epidemics killed hundreds of us.. The ghetto was closed and without a special permit, it was forbidden to leave it.This brought about the breakdown in the barter business with the peasants of the neighborhood. We also lost at once most of our hiding ...

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