Remembering the Jewish Community of Ostrowiec

This website contains information about people, places and events concerning Jews in Ostrowiec (Ostrovtse/Ostrovtze), including links to important websites, blogs, articles and contacts to organizations around the world.

If you have information, photos or stories related to the Jewish community of Ostrowiec that could be added to this website, let us know. For more information, please email

The Ostrowiec Yizkor Book

This website is cooperating with Jewish Gen in the translation of the Yizkor Memorial book of Ostrowiec. The book was written mostly in Hebrew and Yidddish language, and was originally published in 1970 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Click here to view the links to the Ostrowiec Yizkor book, which already has its entire Table of Contents translated.
Yizkor book 1971

From a historical perspective, and Holocaust perspective, your support in this translation project is needed, now more than ever.   If you have connections with Ostrowiec or surrounding towns, you likely will find the translation of the Ostrowiec Yizkor Book particularly valuable in exploring your family history.

Any amount you can contribute will be appreciated.  Donations to this project via JewishGen are tax-deductible for U.S. citizens.

Click here to link to the JewishGen-erosity donation page.

Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski

The Jewish community of Ostrowiec was situated in the Kielce region of Poland and located before World War II in Opatow County. Ostrowiec is now the capital city of the Świętokrzyski County, part of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship. Previously it belonged to Kielce Voivodeship.

Brief History
mapa PL com OstroS