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It is the objective of the GJH & GS to preserve the legacy of Jewish history and culture in Gombin, Poland, the town of our ancestral families.  We will preserve the record of our family’s roots and genealogy so that the history of 300 years of Jewish life in Gombin will not have been destroyed by the Holocaust.

The preserved record will serve as a basis for the education of current Gombiners now living all over the world and all future generations.

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What's New with Gombin

2020 - Gombin Jewish Cemetery Fence - Repair truck Gombin Jewish Cemetery Fence Repair Project

In January, 2020, the Gombin Society entered into an agreement with the Nissenbaum Foundation of Warsaw to repair and refurbish the metal fence around the Gombin Jewish Cemetery.   This fence was originally built in 1998 through a similar agreement with Nissenbaum, but had gradually rusted and deteriorated over the intervening 20 years. The first phase of a multiyear project is now completed with the reinstallation of 70 refurbished spans of the fence in the front of the cemetery, constituting about one-third of the entire length of the boundary of the cemetery.  The project includes the refurbished front gate.  The current… Read More »


The Jewish Community of Gąbin, 1918-1945. Magdalena Karczewska. Master’s Thesis, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, 2004 “Who Will Write Our History” Warsaw Ghetto Film Database of headstones in the Gąbin (Gombin) Jewish Cemetery Gombin Yizkor Book – Available for Purchase New What’s New Section Michael Ber Identified – Jewish Prisoners at Buchenwald Concentration Camp
Preserving Gombin's Legacy Since 1996