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  1. Brian Zakem
    September 24th, 2007

    Many of my ancestors came from Rozana, my first surnamed ancestor was the town’s first rabbi, R. Israel ben Shalom Z’ak.

    Lets share information about families and Ruhzany (Rozana)?

    P.S. I enjoyed viewing your sight in progress.

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Hyman spent the first 30 years of his life in and around Rezhnoy, a small town (a shtetl) in The Pale of Settlement, the large swathe of Eastern Europe under Russian rule from 1791 to 1917.