Grave of Joel Sirkis
Medzhybizh Castle in 1871
The Orthodox church under renovation inside Medzhybizh castle. Originally built in 1586 as a Polish Catholic church.
19th-century mill buildings adjacent to the mill dam and the lake on the Southern Bug
Monument to the approximately 3,000 Medzhybizh Jews who were executed in three nearby ravines in 1942
The fortress-like Sirkes Shul in Medzhybizh, probably built in the 17th century (photo taken in 1935)
The interior of the main Sirkes Shul in Medzhybizh in 1930
Exterior of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul in Medzhybizh, c. 1915. This original shul no longer exists, but was recently re-created.
Another view of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
Interior of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
18th-century gravestones at the old Jewish cemetery in Medzhybizh
Gravestone of the Baal Shem Tov in Medzhybizh

He later occupied the rabbinates of Lukow, Lublin, Medzyboz, Belz, Szydlowka, and Brest-Litovsk, finally settling in Kraków in 1619, where he married Bella, the daughter of Abraham of Lwow and was appointed Av Bet Din of Kraków and head of the yeshivah.

- Joel Sirkis

The earliest important rabbi to make Medzhybizh home was Rabbi Joel Sirkes (1561–1640), a key figure in Judaism at that time.

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