Translation of the Ratno Yizkor Book (Ukraine) now available #ukraine
The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project is pleased to announce its 95th
title, Translation of the Ratno Yizkor Book (Ukraine), The Story of
the Destroyed Jewish Community
Original Yizkor Book Published by The Former Residents of Ratno In
Israel Tel-Aviv 1983
Translation Project Coordinator: Lynne Siegel
Editors: Nachman Tamir
Layout: Doni Magid
Cover Design: Nina Schwartz, artstop@...
Name Indexing: Jonathan Wind
Hard Cover, 11” by 8.5”, 590 pages with all original illustrations and
List price: $62.95 available from JewishGen for $37
This Memorial Book was written by former residents of Ratno, Ukraine.
Some who left the town before the war wrote articles and essays about
the rich Jewish life in town: the people, the dreamers, the doers, the
ultra-religious, the secular, the Zionists, the socialists…The various
institutions in town, the charities and the help societies for the
This book contains many first-hand accounts and personal remembrances
of the survivors and emigrees from these towns and serves at a fitting
memorial to these destroyed Jewish communities and in addition bears
witness to their destruction.
For the researchers, this book contains a wealth of both genealogical
and cultural information that can provide us with a picture of the
environment our ancestors left when they left the town.
Consider this book as a gift to a special relative.
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Nearby Jewish communities:
Dubechne 10 miles SW
Kortelesy 14 miles NNW
Shchedrohir 15 miles NE
Datyn' 15 miles SE
Kamen Kashirskiy 19 miles E
Malaryta, Belarus 20 miles WNW
Divin, Belarus 21 miles N
Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor Books in Print Project