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Alternate names: Kapyl' [Bel], Kopyl' [Rus], Kopyl [Pol], Kapulye [Yid], Kapoli, Kapolia, Kapulia, Kopil, Kopyły, Russian: Копыль. Belarusian: Капыль. 21 miles WNW of Slutsk, 56 miles SSW of Minsk. [Not Kupel, Ukraine]. Location: 53°09' N, 27°06' E.Yizkor: Pinkas Slutsk u-benoteha. (Tel Aviv, 1962). 1900 Jewish population: 2,671. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), IV, pp. 386-387: "Kopyl". See reference in Pinsk. [March 2009]

"I visited the cemetery in Kopyl/Kapulya some three years ago and found it largely overgrown and neglected. A number of stones still stand, but most of these are broken. The Hebrew  inscriptions on those which are complete are usually illegible, since they have weathered badly. A handful of stones made of granite have survived in decent condition ... " This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Jerusalem. Source: JewishGen Digest- 30 August 2003. [August 2003]

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