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Alternate names: Bogushevichi [Rus], Bushavitz [Yid], Bahuševičy [Bel], Bohuszewicze [Pol], Boguschewitschi [Ger], Bušavičy, Bohoshevitch, Boshevitch, Russian: Богушевичи. Багушэвічы (Бушавічы), Located at 53°42' N, 28°49' E, 16 miles E of Červień (Igumen), 13 miles SW of Byerazino in Berezino District, Bogushevichi selsovet, the village of Bogushevichi. 1897 Jewish population: 61 out of 524. ShtetLink. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 292: "Bohuszewicze". [March 2009]

Holocaust memorial photo. Inscription: "To the everlasting memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. Here in 1941, 380 Jews from this area were brutally murdered." [March 2009]

The community had a prayer house, a mikvah, a "cheder", a mill, a very old cemetery about 300 years old, and also a new cemetery. photos and personal story. [2003]

photos. photos. [February 2010]

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