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    • 24/01/2023

      Еврейское кладбище Владикавказа

      Фотокаталог захоронений данного кладбища доступен по ссылке  Во Владикавказе, сегодняшней столице Северной Осетии-Алании, евреи проживают уже больше двух столетий. Одной из святынь для евреев является киркут — кладбище, на котором производится захоронение умерших по еврейским традициям.

    • 18/01/2023

      Владикавказ: еврейская история

        Владикавказ в Северной Осетии иногда называют кавказским Вавилоном, из-за большого количества проживающих в городе национальностей. Конечно, есть там и евреи. Первые евреи-ашкенази начали селиться во Владикавказе примерно в конце XVIII века. Как правило, они переселялись на Кавказ из други

    • 12/01/2023

      Jewish cemetery in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi

      Akkerman, as Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi was called before 1944, according to some sources, is more than 2500 years old, and one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Ukraine, located now along Portovaya Street, is at least 2000 years old. Today this cemetery, along with the fortress, is one of the main a

    • 28/12/2022

      Jews in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi

      The city located in the south of Ukraine used to be called Akkerman (until 1944). For the first time, Akkerman Jews are mentioned in documents of 1591. But the mass influx of Jews to the fortified city took place in the 19th century, when Jews from other regions of the Russian Empire began to arrive

    • 21/12/2022

      Jewish cemetery in Rivne

      The old Jewish cemetery in Rivne is located at 113 Litovskaya Street. Unfortunately, it was officially closed by the Soviet authorities back in 1959, and a city park has been laid out on its territory. Today, the territory of the cemetery along the perimeter is about 1 km, while there is no fence

    • 14/12/2022

      Ровенское гетто

      До начала оккупации в 1941 году в Ровно насчитывалось около 25000 евреев. За период с июля по август 1941-го зондеркомандами СС и полицаями были расстреляны свыше 3000, а в ноябре в лесу под Ровно — от 15-18000, точное число жертв так и осталось неизвестным. Оставшиеся примерно 5000 евреев в ноябре-

    • 07/12/2022

      Jewish Rivne

      This city was part of Poland for a long time (until 1793, and from 1920 to 1939). And although for the first time in the documents the Jews of Rivne were mentioned as early as 1566, the mass settlement of the city by Jewish families began after it came under the rule of the princes of the Lubomirski

    • 23/11/2022

      Евреи Новороссийска

      Город был основан вначале как военная крепость в 1838 году, но свое название получил лишь спустя год. Со временем, по мере развития, примерно в середине 1860-х, Новороссийск уже был определен как центр Черноморского округа Кубани. Географически современный Новороссийск расположен на юго-западе Красн

    • 14/11/2022

      Propoysk: Jewish history

      The former Propoysk was renamed Slavgorod in 1945. This Belarusian town is located about 70 kilometers from Mogilev. The first mention of it contains the Charter of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania of 1136. According to legend, the name of the city is associated with the small river Pronya flowing nearb

    • 07/11/2022

      Cemetery in Propoysk

      The small Belarusian town of Propoysk is known from the historical documents of the Smolensk Principality, dating back to about the 12th century. They say that this name came from the Old Slavonic word "propoy", which meant a whirlpool in the place where two rivers converged. Jews have been here sin

    • 01/11/2022

      Ghetto in Propoysk

      The occupation of Propoysk (Mogilev region of Belarus, now Slavgorod) began in August 1941 and lasted more than two years - until November 1943. However, the Jews of this town were not destined to wait for its liberation from the Nazis. The Germans appointed Hans, a Volksdeutsche from the Volga r

    • 25/10/2022

      Jewish Lokhvytsia

      The first mention of Lokhvytsia dates back to the 1300s. In the late 1660s, Lokhvytsia, then just a large village, became part of the Russian Empire. The impetus for the development of Lokhvytsia as a city was the receipt in 1644 of the Magdeburg Law. Since the 17th century, Jews began to settle

    • 18/10/2022

      Jewish cemeteries in Lokhvytsia

      According to eyewitnesses, the boundaries of the cemetery, in comparison with 1939, have significantly decreased due to nearby buildings and agricultural land. During and after World War II, the cemetery succumbed to acts of vandalism. Local authorities, as well as representatives of the Lokhvyts

    • 12/10/2022

      Ghetto in Lokhvytsia

      The black page in the history of the Jewish community of the small town of Lokhvytsia in the present Poltava region was the German occupation. The Germans occupied Lokhvytsia in early September 1941 and immediately began to establish their "new order". According to the last census in 1939, Jews made

    • 03/10/2022

      Jewish cemetery in Smalyavichy

      A photo catalog of the burials of this cemetery is available at the link According to Jewish canons, the land in the cemetery is considered holy. Each tombstone and the cemetery as a whole are inviolable as long as its location is known. In recent decades, the preserved part of the Jewish cemeter

    • 27/09/2022

      Smalyavichy and its Jews

      A photo catalog of the burials of this cemetery is available at the link   The town of Smalyavichy is a small Jewish shtetl near Minsk in the past. The earliest mention of Smalyavichy dates back to 1448 and is in one of the charters issued at a time when this land was under the rule of th

    • 22/09/2022

      Ghetto in Smalyavichy

      A photo catalog of the burials of this cemetery is available at the link German troops occupied Belarusian Smalyavichy at the end of June 1941. The occupation lasted three years - until July 1944, and entered the history of the Jewish population of the town as its most tragic period. From th

    • 13/09/2022

      Jewish shtetl in Polonne

      A photo catalog of the burials of this cemetery is available at the link This small regional center in the Khmelnytskyi region (Ukraine) was once a significant trade and craft center in the western part of the Russian Empire. This town owes its status to a large Jewish community. Throughout its h

    • 06/09/2022

      Jewish shtetl in Polonne

      A photo catalog of the burials of this cemetery is available at the link This small regional center in the Khmelnytskyi region (Ukraine) was once a significant trade and craft center in the western part of the Russian Empire. This town owes its status to a large Jewish community. Throughout its

    • 30/08/2022

      Jewish cemetery in Uzda

      The small district center Uzda in the Minsk region, located near the river Uzdyanka, was once a shtetl densely populated by Jews. According to the surviving information, in the early 1880s there were 134 households in Uzda, 102 of which belonged to Jews. And by the end of the 1890s, more than 2,000