(Ukraine) Preliminary Field Report 2016-2018 on Jewish Cemeteries in Ukraine #ukraine

Jan Meisels Allen

A report, Jewish Cemeteries of Ukraine: preliminary results of studies for
2016-2018 was published by the Vaad Association of Jewish Communities of
Ukraine. The dates of burials and epitaph transcriptions, size and number
of matzevot were determined. The information will be entered into an
electronic database and made available to the public.

The 2016 work was done in 30 sites around the Chernivtsi region.
The 2017 work focused over two expeditions around Ivano-Frankivsk and
Ternopil. Some 101 objects were surveyed in 52 settlements: 53 Jewish
cemeteries and 48 mass grave sites. In 2017 the research focused on specific cemeteries: Buchach-with over 1,000
headstones with the earliest dating >from 1587; Burshytn; Berezhany.

The report is available at:
MODERATOR'S NOTE- https://tinyurl.com/Cemeteries-of-Ukraine

It is in Ukrainian and a translation aid such as Google translate
will be helpful.

The story about the report is on the Jewish Heritage Europe website and may
be read at:
MODERATOR'S NOTE - https://tinyurl.com/Jewish-Cemeteries-of-Ukraine

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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