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    • 19/08/2017

      Jewish cemetery in Odessa (Third Jewish cemetery in Odessa)

      The third Jewish cemetery in Odessa is one of the largest cemeteries in Ukraine. Its origin dates back to 1945 and has about 50 thousand burials. Here, along the numerous avenues, monuments or simple stones rise in memory of those who are no longer with us. However, there are a large number of aband

    • 20/07/2017

      Cemetery in Bar, Vinnytsia region

      The city of Bar in Vinnytsia region has a special historical value for the Jewish people. It was in this city where one of the oldest Jewish communities settled. For the first time about the barbarian Jews it is mentioned back in 1542. Besides, the inhabitants of this town suffered the hardest fate

    • 12/07/2017

      Jewish cemetery behind the Mound of Glory in Mozyr (Belarus)

      In the city of Mozyr (the Republic of Belarus) behind the Mound of Glory there is an old cemetery. Just right here the old Jewish burial grounds are located. The beginning of the burials in the old cemetery coincides with the beginning of the Second World War, however, very often on gravestones w

    • 12/07/2017

      The old memory of Jews of Zvyagel

      The first mention of the Jews of Zvyagel (since 1795 renamed Novograd-Volynskyi) dates back to 1488. Since 1620 official census starts and data on the Jewish families living in the city are added to the documents from year to year. In 1798, the Jewish community accounted for 55% of all residents of

    • 12/07/2017

      The old Jewish cemetery in Shargorod

      On the bank of the Murashka river, on the slope of a low mountain there is an old Jewish cemetery. It is on the same side as Shargorod itself. It is known from historical sources that the date of the foundation of the cemetery falls on the beginning of the XVIII century. At that time the town belong

    • 12/07/2017

      Jewish burials at the Yanovskoye cemetery in Lviv

      The new Jewish cemetery in Lviv was founded in August 1855. It was located on the Pilipovye hills and passed near Janovskaya street. In 1856 a synagogue was erected on the territory of the necropolis, and in 1875 a road was built from Yanovsky Street (now Eroshenka). After another 15 years around th

    • 12/07/2017

      Jewish cemetery in Novograd-Volynskyi

      In the western part of the city of Novograd-Volynskyi there is an old Jewish cemetery. It is impossible to establish the exact date of the foundation of this burial ground, but relying on some information and the fact that it is located near the Kiev-Brest highway, it can be said that the date of th

    • 12/07/2017

      Shargorod. Modern Jewish cemetery with an old history

      Since ancient times among the Jewish people there has been an opinion that the cemetery must necessarily be separated from the settlement itself. It could be a moat, a river or a hill. A new Jewish cemetery in the town of Shargorod, Vinnytsia region, is located on a small hill and is separated from

    • 12/07/2017

      Dreams come true - the main thing is to believe

      In the vicinity of the Lviv region in the town of Staryi Sambor one of the oldest Jewish burials in Ukraine is located. It is this memo to the Jewish people that can be seen among the 15 science centers and museums of the history of Judaica all over the world. The burial places are located slightly

    • 12/05/2017

      Jewish Cemetery, Nikolayev Ukraine

      Old Jewish Cemetery, Nikolayev In the Korabelniy district of the city of Nikolayev the wasteland near the aqua park " Vodoley" formerly housed the old Jewish cemetery. This is indicated by the notation on the map dating from 1997. Passing through the wasteland, now and then you can stumble upon t

    • 12/11/2016

      Jewish cemetery Kalinkovichi

      The Jewish cemetery in the town of Kalinkovichy (Kalinkovichi. Gomel region, Republic of Belarus) is one of the largest in the country. Located in the Central part of the city. The first local burial dated to the 40th of the last century. Last – 2000-ies today are officially allowed subburials on th

    • 07/06/2016

      Jewish Cemetery Ugnoye-2

      Cemetery "Ugnoye-2" is located behind the village Tsagelnya in the so-called green zone at km 14 on highway Chernihiv, Gomel region (Republic of Belarus). The first burials were located here, date from the second half of the 20th century. Some of the last – beginning of the 2000s. At the moment offi

    • 07/06/2016

      Cemetery Ugnoye-1 Gomel

      Cemetery "Ugnoye-1" is located in Gomel, Ilicha str.(Republic of Belarus). The first burials date back to the 1930s, the latter – the end of 1970s To date is closed, any dumping is prohibited. A large part of the graves destroyed and running, preserved 219 graves with readable signs. In the cemetery

    • 07/06/2016

      Jewish cemetery Rechitsa

      The Jewish cemetery in the town of Rechitsa (Rechytsa, Gomel region, Republic of Belarus) is one of the few mass grave sites of members of one nationality.This cemetery is truly massive – more than 3 thousand graves, occupies a significant area. The first mass burials dated to the 40-ies of the 20 c

    • 07/06/2016

      Osovcy Cemetery Gomel

      Cemetery "Osovzy", located on the territory of modern Gomel got its name from the village of Osovzy, where residents began to bury their relatives since the 1970s. It was officially closed in 1988. In 2009, partially resumed their work, subburials steel is allowed only on the fenced plots. Today, th

    • 07/06/2016

      Jewish cemetery Narovlya

      The Jewish cemetery in the town of Narovlya (Narovlya, Gomel region, Republic of Belarus) is one of the most ambitious places of burial for the period of the great Patriotic war. The first graves appeared here in the early 20th century, the last in 2010. Just on its territory there are 292 graves, s

    • 07/06/2016

      Jewish cemetery Mogilev

      Mogilev Jewish cemetery (the city of Mogilev, Republic of Belarus) is mentioned in some historical references already in the first half of the 18th century. However, officially the first local burial date from 1809. The most active start to fill in the 1930's Closed in 1995.Mogilev Jewish cemetery i

    • 16/05/2016

      Jewish Prudkovsky cemetery (Cemetery Prudok) Gomel

      Prudkovsky cemetery (Cemetery Prudok), so named by locals from the village Prudkovsky cemetery, is located in the city of Gomel (Republic of Belarus). The first burial (readable information), dated 1936, however, the most active cemetery began to function after the end of World War II. Initially it

    • 16/05/2016

      Jewish cemetery Bobruysk

      Cemetery in the city of Bobruisk (Bobruisk, Republic of Belarus) began operations in 1921. The last burial dates back to 1988. This cemetery is exclusively Jewish, and other nationalities buried here.According to various specialized catalogues the number of graves, within its territory, has from 738