Zbarazh district, Ternopil region
- Russian Jewish encyclopedia
- Halpern, Pinkas, index; B. Wasiutyński, Ludność żydowska w Polsce w wiekach XIX i XX (1930)
- Vladimir Levin, Michael Kheifetz, Center for Jewish art
- Віталій Іщук, Вишнівець
- Мандрівка Старим Кордоном, Вишневець
Vyshnevets (ukr. Вишневець) known from 1395. In the 16-18 centuries - township of the Kremenetsky powiat of the Volyn voivodship as part of the Commonwealth.
Since 1795 - as part of the Russian Empire.
In 19 - beginning. 20th century - township of the Kremenetsky district of the Volyn province.
In 1919–39 - in the Volyn Voivodeship as part of Poland, in 1939–91 - as part of the Ukrainian SSR.
In 1765, 501 Jew lived in Vyshnevets,
in 1847 - 3178,
in 1897 - 2980 (71.0%),
in 1921 - 2825 (70%),
in 1937 - approx. 3000 Jews (60%).
Jews lived in Vyshnevets synce the mid 16th century.
In 1653 many Jews of Vyshnevets were killed, and their houses were destroyed during the raid of the Tatars on the city.
In the 18th century the community of Vishnevets was under the jurisdiction of the kahal of Kremenets.
In the 19th century, Chasidism gained a following in the community.
In 1863 in Vyshnevets there were 5 synagogues, Talmud Torah.
Rabbi of Vyshnevets in mid 19th century was Jehuda-Laybush Averbukh, from 1888 - Meir-Nokhum Ingerleib (1868-1941).
In 1914 in Vyshnevets, the Jewish charitable society of benefits to the poor and sick Jews "Linas Ga-Tsedek" acted.
During the civil war, Jewish self -defense was created.
In the 1920-30 in Vyshnevets were 8 synagogues.
In addition to Meir-Nokhum Ingerleib, Josef Erlich was Rabbin in these years.
Synce mid 1920s the school of the Tarbut network worked, in end 1920s - beginning 1930s Yeshiva acted.
There were departments of of various Jewish parties and organizations. There were branches of Agudat Israel and He-Halutz.
In September 1939, Jewish self-defense was created to prevent the pogrom, which were tried to arrange local residents after leaving units of the Polish army from Vyshnevets.
July 2, 1941, German troops entered Vyshnevets. July 12, 1941 ukrainian police killed 35 Jews. July 30 is shot approx. 400 Jews, September 4 - 146 Jews.
In March 1942, a ghetto was created, where Jews from the surrounding villages were delivered.
The ghetto was destroyed on August 11, 1942, when about 2500 Jews were shot. A few more hundred hiding Jews were killed over the next 4 weeks.
|Vishnevets synagogue, beginning XX century. Lions are visible above the central window
||Synagogue in Vishnevets, 2008
||Southern and Eastern facades. Traces of arched windows are visible
|Palace in Vishnevets, 2011
||Market in Vishnevets, beg, 20th century
Old Jewish cemetery in Vishnevets, 2000