Records of the Kahane family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1674 records for the surname Kahane (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:

  • Moses KAHANE
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Chaje KAHANE
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Hersch KAHANE
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Anselm SZNEIDEL, son of Majer Itzig and Hinda SZNEIDEL
    and Ruchel KAHANE, daughter of Aron WESCHLER and Jütte KAHANE
    marriage record from Narajów Jewish Marriages 1905, 1913, 1920-1926, 1930-1936
  • Woronia KAHANE, daughter of Jachiel
    death record from Podwołoczyska Jewish Deaths (1877-1939, 1942)
  • Dinia KAHANE, daughter of Jachiel
    death record from Podwołoczyska Jewish Deaths (1877-1939, 1942)
  • Anna Debora JARYCZOWER
    census record from Tarnopol Jewish Residents (surnames G-N, S, T, V) (1930s)
  • Henryk KAHANE, son of Izak KAHANE and Scheindel BROTMANN
    and Blüme KANIUK, daughter of Markus KANIUK and Malke STADTMAUER
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Osias KAHANE
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chaim D. KAHANE
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 1674 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
Novyye Strelishcha, Ukraine
GG Member Sherwood Forest, CA
May 11, 2020
Horodenka, Ukraine
GG Member San Antonio, TX
Apr 26, 2020
Krakow, Poland
GG Member New York, NY
Mar 2, 2019

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

There are 192 search results for the surname Kahane 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 246 {y80}
    ... Haber. In Boibcrke proper there were few modern intelligentsia. In 1870 a physician by the name of Wilhelm Roth arrived in Boibcrke. By the end of the 1890’s another physician by the name of Solomon Urich had settled in Boiberkc, and the prominent physician Wolf Lcchowitch. settled in the town in the early years of the present century. The first Jewish lawyers to settle in Boiberkc were Dr. Kahane. Dr. Isidor Diamant and Dr. Yoachcm Rosenthal. Later came Dr. Abraham Shrcntzcl and before the World War I, Dr. David Rothfeld and Dr. Yaacov Shrcntzcl. Before the Hcrzl Zionist movement was founded there were already in Boibcrke two Zionist activists. Mechel Matizcs and Shmuel Schleidcr. They joined the movement to collect money for the settling of Jews in Erctz Israel. With ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 108 {y62}
    SWASTIKA OVER JAWOROW showered with presents. Finally Holub relented and released the hostages—severely beaten and bloody." The Germans replaced Moshe Kahane as head of the Council with Sender Blum. Jaworow Jews were preyed upon by Nazis of every rank. The notorious Leibmeier, Wolf, Jenkc and Goitze vied with each other in inflicting the more bestial abuse upon innocent Jews caught in the street after the curfew which started six in the evening. Old men, women and children were merci-Iessly assaulted. The Ukrainians with whom the Jews had lived in ppace before the war, assisted the Germans with homicidal glee in raiding Jewish homes, ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 109 {y62}
    ... , Sh. Broch and Yosel Leberfeld. The construction program lasted until September, 1942. The Soviet prisoners were dealt with calculated cruelty. Many of them died daily. The Jews helped them in many ways." Apart from labor gangs, the Germans constantly demanded of Jews all forms of indemnities payable in currency, gold, fur pieces, leather goods, coffee, tea, wine, whiskey, etc. Moshe Kahane replaced Yoel Fuss as leader of the Jewish Council which together with its militia executed every German re-quest most energetically. They dealt drastically with those suspected of concealing any part of the wanted items. One time Holub demanded that the Jews deliver to him an unusual quantity of liquor on the following day. They scraped together all the liquor they could get, and brought it to Holub ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 150 {y258}
    ... They Shall Not Be Forgotten In Memory of In Memory of Our Beloved Parents Our Beloved Mother Erna Kahane Our Dear Brother Eng. Bernard Kahane My Unforgettable Husband Eng. Ludwilc Gertler JUDAand MARIA GRAJOWER LUSIA and RENIA ...
  • Mikulince Yizkor Book (1985), image 534 {y324}
    and other Jews. His brother went to another house, and was caught and later murdered. Toward the end of the ceremony, Misiewicz, spoke to the crowd in Polish, and Rabbi Kahane served as interpreter. Misie- wicz explained why he chose to save Jews. "I consulted with my family and especially with my father to ask if they minded keeping Jewish people. I remember my father telling me that it was the proper thing to do". Misiewicz added that he hoped Jews in the Soviet Union and other Eastern bloc nations would be freed by their oppressors and could go to Israel. "I also hope that Israel’s people can live in peace", he said. 103 ...

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