Buchach

(redirected from Buczacz)

Buchach

 

a city, administrative center of Buchach Raion, Ternopol’ Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located on the Strypa River in the Dnestr basin. It has a railroad station. Population, 11,600 (1969). Buchach has enterprises of the food industry (including a liquor and starch combine and sugar, butter and cheese, and canning plants), a mechanical foundry plant, a building materials plant, and a sovkhoztechnicum. Buchach was first mentioned as an inhabited place in 1397.

References in periodicals archive ?
Omer Bartov, Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz. 398 pp.
They were two of the 100 survivors of the 10,000 Jews who had lived in his Polish hometown of Buczacz, now Buchach in Ukraine.
Mintz's last book, which appeared shortly after he passed away, was a study of Agnon's late-career writing, Ancestral Tales: Reading the Buczacz Stories of S.
For example, in Alberta, Buczacz was named after a town in Galicia, Chernowci was named after the capital of Bukovyna, and Kiew after the Ukrainian capital.
Agnon's seminal novel of Zionist migration and the failure of the idealistic visions of a Jewish homeland, Tmol Shilsom, Yitzhak Rummer "lives the same kind of essentially rootless existence that, according to Zionism, characterized Jewish experience in the Diaspora." (38) Ruhama Elbag suggests that in Agnon's texts, the spatial design reflects his ambivalent attitude towards Buczacz, the town that he had left at a very early stage of his life, and the process of separating from it in order to relocate in a strange and new place--the Land of Israel.
Mayer Dan Plotzki of Ostrova, the Pressberger Ray, the "geniuses [goanim] of Buczacz and Brod," the Ruzhiner Rebbe, the Sokolver Rebbe, Dr.
It reversed the fortunes of the previous year, when Commonwealth weakness led to the signing of the Peace of Buczacz, and allowed Jan Sobieski to win the upcoming free election and became the king of Poland.
After a generic intro to subject via interviews, docu chronologically tracks Wiesenthal's life from his 1908 birth in Ukrainian one-horse town Buczacz and encompasses his early family life.
Simon Wiesenthal was born in Buczacz, Poland, in 1908.
July 17, 1888, Buczacz, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Buchach, Ukraine]--d.