Zarozhany Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Khotyn
Settlement
Zarozhany
Site address
Zarozhany Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.42166, 26.26999
Perimeter length
136 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones
60
Date of oldest tombstone
1827
Date of newest tombstone
1929
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Presumably, the Jewish Cemetery was established at the beginning of the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1820s. The cemetery was operating until WWII, the latest preserved gravestone relates to 1929.

Little is known about the Jewish community in Zarozhany. In 1930, 90 Jews were inhabitants of the village. In July 1941, 15 Jews were murdered. The remnants were deported to Transnistria. On July 6, 1941, the German-Romanian troops captured the village. The village was liberated on March 29, 1944.

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