Records of the Lazer family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 456 records for the surname Lazer (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:

  • [no given name], child of and Gitla LAJZER
    birth record from Szczurowa Jewish births (1906-1942)
  • Samuel LACHER
    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Abraham LACHER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chana LACHER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Lea LACHER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Ryfka LACHER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Ryvka LACHER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Abraham LAGER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Basia LAGER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Hersch LAGER, spouse of Basia , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

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Ropczyce, Poland
GG Member Stamford, CT
Jul 3, 2009

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

There are 185 search results for the surname Lazer 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.

  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 98 {y62}
    ... the screaming, wailng and struggling Jews. They tossed hand granades with wanton reck-lessness into cellars and atop attics and wherever Jews were suspected of biding. Also in this action the Ukranian and Jewish auxiliaries participated in dragging out trembling, un-resisting old men, women and children with deadly thorough-ness. The Jewish collaborators who excelled even the Nazi hangmen in the manhunt, were: Lazer Kamerman, of Sandowa Wisenia; Mundek Hcnncr, Shloime's son; Shimen Kanigel, Benek Strauss, Shloime Bogen, Itzie'8 prodigy; Levi Holzman, Sever Kirschbaum, Zishe Litfshitz and Hersh Greenstein. They alone flushed out over 70 Jews who were hiding in the houses of Adler, Feivel Klarfeld and Pinchus Manber. The whole group was promptly mowed down. Early that morning the Ukranian ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 826 {y239}
    ... death in Kupno that week because some butter was found in his wagon. He was a very handsome and scholarly young man beloved by all; the whole town mourned for him. But such incidents had become an everyday matter. On the eve of that Passover, 4 gestapo men had entered Glogow and taken 4 of the leading Jewish residents: a Kolbuszowa man named Hirsch Unger living with his son Mendl, the Rabbi of Glogow, Reb Lazer—who was the grandson of the Kolbuszowa rabbi—the Dayan of Glogow and another very old man. They were tortured all day and then shot to death. Then the four pro- ceeded to Kolbuszowa but instead of killing anyone, they took a long list of valuable articles that the Judenrat gave them, thus preventing bloodshed. Terror pervaded everything. Even matzah was not baked for that Passover ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 333 {y323}
    ... enlightened class - the intelligentsia in the townlet * consisted of: Moshe Roife (Siegmund) and his two sons - one was a student in the capital town of Peterburg and got the title of Doctor, and the other - Yankel - was the 'feltcher’ (paramedic) of the Shtetl. Besides the Govemmemntal Doctor there was also a Jewish doctor, about in the year 1900, named Chodak, and a further physician named Lazer. Then there was the pharmacist Wolach and the proprietor of the medical depot - Chaim David Galst and the two teachers mentioned above: Reb Aron-Wolf and Reb Shiye David and the others. 'jumped out of their skin' - Hassidim and even non- Hassisim: Rabbis, Heder teachers and generally everybody, pupils from the 'heders' were shouting: "The Rebe comes!!!". The Heder teacher, Reb Shiye ...
  • Nadworna Yizkor Book (1975), image 298 {y373}
    ... of Nadwornian Jews, since its existence. On the nights of Kol Nidrei the light would burst out of the windows of this same synagogue and the wounderous chant of prayer would resound. In chanting prayer the answer would sound from neighboring synagogues the ,,Kotzkeri" (das Kotzker Schulchel) the old and new Kosowai Talmudic study (dos Kassower) Otonie of Wishnitz, and the German (dos deitshe Schilchel). From the great synagogue Lazer Rom (Lazer der Blecher) would lift his voice, from the old school the voice of Michel Shoichet and from the new the voice of the Rabbi of Pasieczna, at "Koso- The Market in the Center of Nadworna 55
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 758 {y74}
    ... Reisha Women in Auschwitz — Dinah Strastberg Einhorn....................................335 Hava Wuszka Jolles, a Girl Who Fought — Menahem Ixvenstein..........................................336 Reisha in 1946 — Marcus Dornfest . . . . 338 A Daughter of Reisha in Revolt — M. Weinstein Lazer..........................................339 Golla Mireh. an Anti-Nazi Fighter — Dr. Moshe Yaari Wald........................................340 PART TWO After a Thousand Years — Berish Weinstein . . 376 I. ON THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN RZESZOW Pages on the History of the Jews in Rzeszow ...

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