Adzhamka Jewish Cemetery
Adzhamka (or Pikinernaya Adzhamka) was established as a Cossack military settlement about the mid 18th century. In 1734, the region came under the control of the Russian Empire, and became a part of Novorossiya, from 1802 it belonged to the Kherson Governorate (Khersonskaya gubernia).
In 1897, the Jewish population of Adzhamka was less than 300 people. In 1910, there were 217 Jewish residents and a synagogue and a cemetery were in use. The Jewish population of Adzhamka suffered greatly during World War I and the civil war in Russia. In 1919, a pogrom claimed a number of victims.
After 1922, Adzhamka became a part of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic within the USSR.
In 1939, there were only 60 Jewish residents. In 1991, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Adzhamka became a part of the independent Ukraine.
The Jewish cemetery of Adzhamka is neglected and almost totally gone, two illegible headstones are all that remains.