Blazhova

Name in English: 
  • Blazhova
Names in Polish: 
Błażowa
Names in Hebrew: 
בלאזובה
Coordinates: 
49°53' N, 22°06' E
Population Data: 
 year  General population  Jewish Population
 1880  4449  893
 1890  4760  942
 1900  4848  631
 1919  5040  933
 1921  5123  930

Read more about Jewish Blazhova here.

Blazhova in Pinkas Hakehilot.

Blazhova in Virtual Shtetel.

 

Blazhova is part of the Lvov region and 12 miles SSE of Rzeszów.

Its Jewish community existed as early as the 18th century. It was the center of a known Hassidic dynasty founded by Rabbi Tzvi-Elymelich Shapira.

The pictures above show the view of the town and the synogague building.