The Book of Sambor and Stari Sambor;
a Memorial to the Jewish Communities

(Sambir, Ukraine)

49°31' / 23°12'

Translation of
Sefer Sambor-Stary Sambor; pirkei edut ve-zikaron le-kehilot.

Edited by: Alexander Manor, Sambor / Stary Sambor Society

Published in Tel Aviv, 1980

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This is a translation from: Sefer Sambor-Stary Sambor; pirkei edut ve-zikaron le-kehilot,
(The book of Sambor and Stari Sambor; a memorial to the Jewish communities,
the story of the two Jewish communities from their beginnings to their end);
ed. Alexander Manor, Tel Aviv, Sambor/Stary Sambor Society, 1980
(H, Y, E, 369 pages)

Note: The original book can be seen online at the NY Public Library site: Sambor

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English Section
Introduction I
History of the Cities Sambor and Stari-Sambor II
Sambor III
Jewish Sambor over the Various Periods X
Period of Austrian Rule XIII
Period of the First World War XIX
Between the Two World Wars XX
Education and Culture XXIV
Clubs XXV
The Jewish Community and its Administration XXVI
The City's Attitude to the Jews XXVII
Parties and Movements XXIX
Youth Movements XXXII
Jewish Community of Stari-Sambor (Altstodt) XXXIII
Jewish Population in Stari-Sambor and its Surroundings XXXIV
The First Beginning of the Zionist Movement and the First Olim XXXV
Liquidation of the Jewish Community of Stari-Sambor XXXVII
Liquidation of the Jewish Community of Sambor XXXVIII
The Destruction Dates XLI
Jews from Stari-Sambor in the United States XLII
Sambor Jews in the United States XLIII
Sambor Necrology 258
Necrology of towns and villages near Sambor – Stari Sambor  

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