Jews in Shargorod, Vinnytsia region, Ukraine— online burials catalog.

Shargorod is the center of the district of the same name, located 90 km from Vinnytsia. The settlement appeared here at the end of the 15th century. In the 16th century, the Polish king Stephen Báthory ordered to build a castle on the site of the settlement. In 1588, the city received the Magdeburg Law.

A year later, a synagogue was built in the city, which became part of Shargorod’s fortifications. Its wall was moved forward beyond the line of defense. In 1595, thanks to the synagogue, the Jewish population managed to survive the…

Benjamin Belenky


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