Drohobych

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of the Moldova-Ukraine border, then flows through Ukraine to the Black Sea, where its estuary forms the Dniester Liman. '''Bruno Schulz''' (July 12, 1892 – November 19, 1942) was a Polish (Poland) writer, fine artist, literary critic (Literary criticism) and art teacher (Art education) born to Jewish parents, Rabbi '''Yekusiel Yehuda Teitelbaum''' (1808–1883), known as the ''Yetev Lev'', was a Hasidic (Hasidic Judaism) ''Rebbe'' in Austria-Hungary. He was the son of Rabbi Eliezer Nison Teitelbaum, rabbi of Drubitsh (Drohobych), who was the son of the ''Yismach Moshe'' (Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum; famous Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) rabbis are sometimes known by the titles of their religious works) of Ujhel (Sátoraljaújhely), Hungary. He was to become the grandfather of Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum, the rebbe of Satmar (Satmar (Hasidic dynasty)) who migrated to the United States after the Holocaust. Born near Drohobych, Galicia (Galicia (Central Europe)) into a peasant family. Between 1912 and 1914 he studied at the Higher School of Agriculture in Vienna. With the outbreak of the First World War, Melnyk served as an officer in the Austro-Hungarian army as a volunteer with the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen where he commanded a company. Due to his kind demeanor, he was referred to affectionately as "Lord Melnyk" by fellow Ukrainian and Austrian officers, who felt that he embodied the English concept of a gentleman which at that time had been an ideal in Central Europe. John Armstrong (1963). ''Ukrainian Nationalism''. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 36-39 Melnyk was taken prisoner by the Russians (Imperial Russia) in 1916. In captivity, Melnyk became a close associate of Yevhen Konovalets and joined the Ukrainian independence movement. The ''Pachad Yitzchok's'' youngest son, Rabbi Mordechai Shlomo (Mordechai Shlomo Friedman), remained in Vienna with his mother until the latter's death in 1922. Friedman, ''The Golden Dynasty'', p. 111. At that point he considered an offer to head the Hasidic community of Drohobych in Western Ukraine, and another offer to lead an organized ''chaburah'' (group) of Boyaner Hasidim on the Lower East Side of New York City. Brayer, ''The House of Rizhin'', p. 442. He embarked on an 11-month pilot trip to America in December 1925, and then spent another year weighing the pros and cons of moving to America before acceding to the request of the Boyaner Hasidim of New York to establish his court with them. He and his family arrived in New York in November 1927. Brayer, ''The House of Rizhin'', p. 443. There is a growing trend among some Israelis to visit Ukraine on a "roots trip" to follow the footsteps of Jewish life there. ''A mile in their shoes, By Moshe Gilad, RISU'' Among the place of interest are usually mentioned Kiev, where it is possible to trace the paths of Sholem Aleichem and Golda Meir; Zhytomyr and Korostyshiv, where one can follow the steps of Haim Nahman Bialik; Berdychiv, where one can trace the life of Mendele Mocher Sforim; Rivne, where one can follow the course of Amos Oz; Buchach - the path of S.Y. Agnon; Drohobych - the place of Maurycy Gottlieb and Bruno Schulz. - Drohobych Дрогобич (:uk:Дрогобич) Lviv Oblast align right O align right 79,119 - This site mentions three Josefbergs in Galicia. I havent got a detailed map to hand to check where they are in relation to Lviv. Presumably Josefsberg was a village in one of the three raions - Drohobych, Strochabiez or Stryi. Jameswilson (User:Jameswilson) 00:39, 22 March 2006 (UTC) '''Junak Drohobycz''' was a Polish (Poland) soccer team, located in Drohobycz (now Drohobych, Ukraine), on the historic territory of Kresy Wschodnie (Polish Eastern Borderlands). It was disbanded by the Soviet (Soviet Union) occupying authorities in the fall of 1939, following Soviet attack on Eastern Poland (Polish September Campaign). In early months of the war, members of Junak created the White Couriers, a boyscouting organization, which smuggled hundreds of persons from the area of Lwow to Hungary, across the Soviet-Hungarian border in the Carpathians. Oil industry According to the media, Privat Group owns significant shares in Ukrnafta and NPK Halychyna, controlling their business. Ukrnafta is the half-state-owned national oil company, dealing with extraction of petroleum and gas condensate (natural gas condensate), as well as retailing gasoline through its large gas station network. NPK Halychyna owns and operates an oil refinery in Drohobych, Lviv Oblast.


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OF BIRTH Drohobych, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union, now Ukraine DATE OF DEATH Rabbi '''Yekusiel Yehuda Teitelbaum''' (1808–1883), known as the ''Yetev Lev'', was a Hasidic (Hasidic Judaism) ''Rebbe'' in Austria-Hungary. He was the son of Rabbi Eliezer Nison Teitelbaum, rabbi of Drubitsh (Drohobych), who was the son of the ''Yismach Moshe'' (Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum; famous Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) rabbis are sometimes known by the titles of their religious

works) of Ujhel (Sátoraljaújhely), Hungary. He was to become the grandfather of Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum, the rebbe of Satmar (Satmar (Hasidic dynasty)) who migrated to the United States after the Holocaust. Born near Drohobych, Galicia (Galicia (Central Europe)) into a peasant family. Between 1912 and 1914 he studied at the Higher School of Agriculture in Vienna. With the outbreak of the First World War, Melnyk served as an officer in the Austro-Hungarian army


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of the Moldova-Ukraine border, then flows through Ukraine to the Black Sea, where its estuary forms the Dniester Liman. '''Bruno Schulz''' (July 12, 1892 – November 19, 1942) was a Polish (Poland) writer, fine artist, literary critic (Literary criticism) and art teacher (Art education) born to Jewish parents,


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(40.7%) * Yiddish: 20,484 (10.5%) In January 2007, the total population of the metropolitan area was over 103,000 inhabitants. Economy Industries currently based in the city include oil-refineries (refinery), chemicals (chemical industry), machinery, metallurgy, and food processing. Sights * St. George's Church, Drohobych (ca. 1500) * Ascension Church, Drohobych (late 15th century) * Holy Cross Church, Drohobych (early

reasons weapons and ammunition could only be sent to Ukraine through Czechoslovakia. Although the Ukrainian forces managed to push the Poles back approximately 120–150 km. they failed to secure a route to Czechoslovakia. This meant that they were unable to replenish their supply of arms and ammunition, and the resulting lack of supplies forced Hrekov to end his campaign. In attempt to end the war, in January 1919 an Allied commission led by a French general was sent to negotiate a peace


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of the Moldova-Ukraine border, then flows through Ukraine to the Black Sea, where its estuary forms the Dniester Liman. '''Bruno Schulz''' (July 12, 1892 – November 19, 1942) was a Polish (Poland) writer, fine artist, literary critic (Literary criticism) and art teacher (Art education) born to Jewish parents,


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Polmin was one of the biggest in Europe, employing 800 people. Numerous visitors came there to see beautiful wooden Greek Catholic churches, among them the Church of St. Yur, which was regarded the most beautiful such construction in the Second Polish Republic, with frescoes from 1691. Drohobych was also a major sports center (see: Junak Drohobycz). In September, 1939, the city was attached to Soviet Ukraine when the territory of the Second Polish Republic interwar Poland


art education

of the Moldova-Ukraine border, then flows through Ukraine to the Black Sea, where its estuary forms the Dniester Liman. '''Bruno Schulz''' (July 12, 1892 – November 19, 1942) was a Polish (Poland) writer, fine artist, literary critic (Literary criticism) and art teacher (Art education) born to Jewish parents,


light industry

the Drohobych Oblast was incorporated into the Lviv Oblast in 1959. In Soviet times, Drohobych became an important industrial center in Western Ukraine with highly developed oil-refining industry, machine building, woodworking industry, light industry, and food industry. thumb Town Hall (File:Drogobych.jpg) thumb Sixteenth-century Church of the Holy Cross, Drohobych (File:Україна Львівщина мiсто Дрогобич, Церква Чесного Хреста XVI ст. (4).jpg) File:Drohobych2.JPG thumb Basilian


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Polmin was one of the biggest in Europe, employing 800 people. Numerous visitors came there to see beautiful wooden Greek Catholic churches, among them the Church of St. Yur, which was regarded the most beautiful such construction in the Second Polish Republic, with frescoes from 1691. Drohobych was also a major sports center (see: Junak Drohobycz). In September, 1939, the city was attached to Soviet Ukraine when the territory of the Second Polish Republic interwar Poland


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near Drohobych) * David Horowitz (economist), Israeli economist and the first Governor of the Bank of Israel. The Arts * Ivan Franko, Ukrainian poet and writer, born in Nahuievychi, near Drohobych * Leopold Gottlieb, Jewish-Polish painter * Maurycy Gottlieb, Jewish-Polish painter * Ephraim Moses Lilien, Jewish-Zionist painter * Alfred Schreyer, Jewish-Polish vocalist and violinist * Bruno Schulz, Polish-Jewish writer, graphic artist and literary critic

of the Moldova-Ukraine border, then flows through Ukraine to the Black Sea, where its estuary forms the Dniester Liman. '''Bruno Schulz''' (July 12, 1892 – November 19, 1942) was a Polish (Poland) writer, fine artist, literary critic (Literary criticism) and art teacher (Art education) born to Jewish parents,

that Franko began his literary career, with various works of poetry and his novel ''Petriï i Dovbushchuky'' published by the students' magazine ''Druh'' (''Friend''), whose editorial board he would later join. Cities thumb 275px Drohobych (File:Drohobycz ulica stryjska 08 2008.jpg), is a city of oblast subordinance, subordinate to the Lviv Oblast authorities rather than to the local Drohobych Raion administration. * Kings City * A number

Drohobych

'''Drohobych''' ( ; Cities' alternative names (Names of European cities in different languages: C-D#D)) is a city located at the confluence of the Tysmenytsia River and Seret (Seret River (Drohobych)), a tributary of the former, in the Lviv Oblast (province (Oblast)), in western Ukraine. The current (as of 2011) estimated population is around 77 624.

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