Re: Jewish man as Mayor of shtetl Teofipol Imperial Russia #general #russia


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The family of Jewish Senator Jacob Javits from New York (1904 -1984) came from Zbarazh in Ukraine, and I recall reading that his grandfather had been a mayor of the town. In Zbarazah, the name was "Jawetz."

Susan J. Gordon
New York
BIALAZURKER - ZBARAZ(H), BUDAPEST
LEMPERT - SKALAT, LVOV, CZERNOWITZ

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