Orativ Jewish Cemetery
According to the Commission on the Preservation of Jewish Heritage, the cemetery was established in the first half of the 19th century.
There is not much information on the Jewish community of Orativ. In 1765, there were 9 Jews living there. According to the census of 1897, the Jewish population numbered 529 Jews, out of the total of 2,439. The Jewish community were engaged in trade and crafting. By 1939 there were 114 Jewish residents.
Orativ was occupied on July 27th 1941. On October 15th 1941, those who did not escape and were not evacuated were murdered.
There is no information on the modern Jewish community of Orativ.
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to IAJGS the last known Jewish burial dates to 1917. The cemetery could not be found marked on old maps of the region. Supposedly, it was founded no later than in the early 20th century. There are no gravestones remaining. The cemetery is abandoned and overgrown.