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Skalat COA IRP.png Alternate names: Skalat [Ukr, Yid, Rus], Skałat [Pol], Skalat Stary. 212.9 miles WSW of Kiev. See Novosielsk also.

Shtetlink. Jewish history. Killing Fields of Skalat website: "The all-day massacre took place before Passover. The town's Jews were shot one by one by Nazi soldiers. Gordon mentions the recollections of Rebeka, then 17, whose story was written in the name of another Skalat survivor Lucy Baras.The all-day massacre took place before Passover. The town's Jews were shot one by one by Nazi soldiers. Gordon mentions the recollections of Rebeka, then 17, whose story was written in the name of another Skalat survivor Lucy Baras.". [Mar 2014]

Wikipedia. 17th-century synagogue [Mar 2014]

TRANSLATION OF RUSSIAN SITE with photos: The first documented evidence of Skalat dates from 1512. In 1912 the property belonged to Skalat Jewish landlord named Rosenstock. After the German invasion of July 5, 1941 local Ukrainians killed 560 Jews. "Soviet troops withdrew from Skalat on July 3, and early in the morning on Saturday, July 5, in German soldiers entered the city of SS brigade. On the same day, a group of local residents, led by a priest of the Greek Catholic Church Onuferko visited the German authorities. priest in this pre-war times was known as yudofilom and even fluent in Yiddish. requested the delegation was to allow Jewish pogrom during the day. German general idea approved, but gave a total of eight hours. Pogrom began on 6 July at 11:00 am and lasted until the evening. 560 Jews were murdered. Their faces high towers [sic? hung?], drowned in the river , shot in the cemetery. They killed them even saying "Kaddish" for loved ones. All that day was done by the locals; the Germans just watched. This pogrom was interrupted by a sudden boom of Soviet planes. The Nazi government closed all local Jews in the ghetto. Deliveries began to the Belzec extermination camp, the first at the end of August 1942,then as follows: October 21, 1942 - 3000, November 9, 1942 - to 1100. On 7 April 1943, the Nazis killed 700 residents of the ghetto, June 9 - 600, until June 30 - 200 other prisoners who remained in the labor camp. During the Nazi occupation, dead at the hands of Ukrainian nationalists also were about 40 Poles. See website for photos.

CEMETERY:

CEMETERY  The Jewish cemetery in Skalat (East Galicia) has been a soccer field for nearly fifty years. Last Sunday evening I participated in a meeting of Skalaters to discuss the subject. Source: Israel Pickholtz; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .[date?]

photo. [Mar 2014] three monuments to the Jewish community of Skalat:

Holocaust Memorial stands for the memory of what was done to the Jews of Skalat

Cemetery Memorial stands for living community that existed before the Holocaust

Skalat Holocaust Memorial in Holon Cemetery erected by the survivors families of the people of Skalat

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 17:25