Records of the Hollschitz family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 3 records for the surname Hollschitz (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:

  • Fradel, daughter of Leib HOLSCHITZ
    1816 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Baruch HALSCHITZ
    1868 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Yaakov Todros HOLSHITZ
    1934 cemetery record from Brody Jewish Cemetery Transcriptions

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

There are 158 search results for the surname Hollschitz 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.

  • Mosty-Wielkie Yizkor Book (1975), image 492 {y347}
    ... for two years. He came from Tomashow in Poland, and posed as a religious inspector and supervisor (mashgiah). He incited the Jewish population to rebel against the orders and laws of the government, an act which caused injury to the treasury of the state. He curses the inspectors (most probably the candle inspectors) and excommunicates them. He puts Meir Ba’al Ha’ness charity collection boxes into the homes of the people and collects money ones, opposed the collection of money for this particular charity), for Jerusalem (according to our sources, the maskilim, enlightened ones, opposed the collection of money for this particular charity).
  • Mosty-Wielkie Yizkor Book (1975), image 500 {y347}
    ... anonymity, and to return to him the full meaning and happiness of his life. "In another form, this function is also performed by these memorial books. They redeem communities, and they redeem the individuals in them. I think of this wonderful phenomenon, so unique that I believe no other people has repeated it: A handful of the remnants of a small community gets together, chooses a committee, collects testimonies, and puts them together 4bone to its bone’, in order to cover the sinews and flesh with skin. With boundless devotion, with love, they publish a large, ornate book, designated only for themselves and for the archives — a project of letters and words, each one steeped with much love and many longings, to say nothing of tears. "After the destruction ...
  • Nadworna Yizkor Book (1975), image 318 {y373}
    ... filter it in my mouth, In order to spit out the spiders and worms I sipped with it; but in a way, i quenched, my thirst — and i was satisfied. 32 Days of Hunger 14 days already i have been spending In my hiding place in this Slovak piece of woods, waiting for the end of the war. I am starving terribly; except for the 10—12 raspberries daily and the little liquid that collects during the night In the footprints of the grazing cattle, which I later hide, i have nothing to sustain myself. Also, the time drags very badly. As an example, let me desrcibe, more or less accurately, a 24-hour-period of my stay in these woods : 2 o'clock at night; I sneak out of my hiding place and go, rather I crawl because I have ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 869 {y239}
    ... ’s, ignoring the desires and demands of the community. Reb Hiel-Shyje's was responsible for the numerous and among them rare volumes kept in the bet-mtdrash, taught the grown young men, supervised and set in order the instruction in the heder-sc\\oo\st and later brought about the founding of the yeshiva in the city. Finally, in 1915, under the leadership of Yossel Rosenfeld and later of Shlomo Sonntag, Reb Hiel-Shyje’s was officially recognized as the dayan. But in 1919, under the new Polish government, he left Kolbuszowa and moved to Cracow where he died before World War II. His wife, Frumma, was a daughter of the dayan of Baranowa, Reb Pinhass, w'ho was famous among the scholarly hassidim of Galicia. The Ecksteins brought into Kolbuszowa from Tarnow the dayan Reb Yaakov Hacohen Gutgewirt ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 397 {y114}
    ... drawing of the water at the Temple, they permitted themselves to sing in a hearty voice the series of Psalms beginning with the words "a song of degrees." But Satan appeared, in the form of a German policeman. While walking down the street, he heard sing-ing; following the sound, he discovered the sukkah. Reb Moyshe and his neighbors, sitting in their shtreimelekh around the table laden with white challahs, became very afraid, but they maintained their pride and equanimity. When the German asked what was going on the Jews explained that it was a certain Jewish holiday, during which Jews had to be happy, sing, and even dance. The coarse German could barely understand what it was about. After a long exchange (apparently he was one of the few good Germans), he responded: "A remarkable nation ...

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