when World War I ended
and TAL became part of Poland
the two towns gained new names.
Trochenbrod was now Zofiowka
and Lozisht became Ignatowka.
In 1921 about 1,500 Jews
were living in Zofjowka
where the economy was back in shape.
and about 500 in Ignatowka
whose farms were again renovated.
more than ten dairies
comprising more than 500 cows
were selling milk
to the surrounding towns.
during the economic crisis of the 1930
the economy situation worsened again.
Zionist activity began to flourish
Local training activities began
and many of the young people
belonged to one of the Zionist movements.
other youth movements
could be found there as well.
a Hebrew kindergarten and school
as well as a Hebrew library
were founded in TAL.
in 1939 about 2,300 Jews
resided in Zofjowka
and 900 in Ignatowka.
several families from TAL
by then had immigrated to Israel.