Records of the Levite family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 41 records for the surname Levite (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:

  • Pinkas LEWIT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Hersch FINKELSTEIN and Rochel LEWIT
    1809 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Hersch FINKELSTEIN and Rochel LEWIT
    1809 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Isaac Beer, son of Moses NIRGEND and Ratze LEWITIN?/LEWIT?
    1814 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Samuel LEWIT
    1820 property record from Żydaczów Franciscan Survey (1820-1844)
  • Wolf, son of Abraham Ber LEWITT
    1825 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Zwettel LEVITIS, daughter of Judel and Dobrisch
    1825 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • Zwettel LEVITES, daughter of Judel and Dobrisch
    1825 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • Selig LEVITES
    1832 death record from Husiatyn Jewish Deaths (1816-1876)
  • Sura LEVITES
    1833 death record from Husiatyn Jewish Deaths (1816-1876)

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

There are 183 search results for the surname Levite 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 381 {y94}
    ... would spare those who worked for them in the camp. They just wanted to exploit their working power and when this was exhausted would consign them to the same fate as the rest. We therefore be lieved it necessary to preserve our strength as much as we could and to hold out until, by some miracle, we might manage to escape. As each day of hard labor in the camp with its starvation ... Auschwitz — Birkenau. As this was mainly a transit camp we made up our nv.nde to exploit any possibility of getting away from this fearful place. Avraham Levite I knew Zvi Rotenberg from my early childhood. His father, Reb Itzhak Rotenberg, God rest his soul, and my father, may God avenge him, prayed together ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 386 {y94}
    ... was that he devoted more time to Torah studies and intensive reading of Jewish lore. In those years, when my wife and I happened to visit Tel-Aviv on the Sabbath, we would pay them a visit, to enjoy Adele’s delicacies ranging from a plate of cholent to a Sabbath pie. Yehoshua would be seated at his ease in an armchair, a book of 44musar" (morals) in his hands and his face glowing with the transcendental spirit of the Sabbath. He Avraham Levite / YEHOSHUA rash, sons of 44Baaley Batim", would, upon com-pleting their Torah studies, enter their fathers’ busi-nesses or open a store of their own. Yehoshua went his own, individualistic way. Though belonging, as we have said, to a non-Zionist movement, he never-theless achieved Zionism by his deeds, going to Eretz Israel with his wife, Adele ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 404 {y94}
    ... he gave up his soul to his Maker, but from all the stories told by the village Goyim, from the descriptions of Rogovsky and from the fact that, of all people, it was the cripple who had become a legend, a courageous figure standing up to the mur-derers — all this leads us to believe that there is a Avraham Levite / Yossel Fenster was one of the gifted youths «»f the shtetl. He graduated from highschool in 1932 and left for Katovitz where he found a job. In his free time he was active in various leftist organiza* tions. Before the first of May, when leftist sympathisers used to hold illegal demonstrations, the Police would take him into preventive custody, as they did with all those ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 407 {y94}
    ... on Saturday nights was an unforgettable experience. There was the grandfather, Reb Shalom Horowitz, God rest his soul, at the head of the table, Reb Hirsheleh and his wife Pessia, the sons and daughters — all relaxed and engaged in enjoyable conversation. Anyone who happened to open their door was cordially invited to join the company, with the warmth of which only this family was capable. Avraham Levite / SHLOMO ZISSEL ADLER licensed to sell "vodka". These two products — vodka and tobacco — were a government monopoly, and the right to sell them was granted to the prive-leged only. Shlomo Zissel was the proprietor of a tobacco and cigarette store called "Traffic". The lintel above the entrance was painted in diagonal stripes of red and white — Poland’s national colors. The shtetl boasted ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 408 {y94}
    ... said: 44I realize that you absent yourself from prayers because you are truthful and, not feeling the need for praying, you refuse to perjure your soul, pretending that prayer means anything to you. Well then, I still ask you to come to shul and pray, even though it seems dishonest to you. I suggest that you 44lie" a little and I take the sin upon myself..." Avraham Levite / REB TSVI (WRSHELEH) ROTH Highly observant of the mitzvot, both minor and cardinal, he was patient and tolerant of those who differed from him, accepting them in a spirit of liking and friendship, and bringing up his children to be the same. He was especially noted for his closeness to young people, his informal lack of distance and his understanding of their problems. He treated them as equals and, despite their ...

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