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Lyuban' [Bel, Rus], Liuban [Yid], Lubań [Pol], Ljuban'. 52°37' N 29°08' E . Located at in Minsk Oblast, formerly Bobruisk uezd, Minsk guberniya, about 40 km due S of Babroisk and 109.7 miles SE of Minsk OR 78.0 miles SSE of Minsk at 52°37' N 29°08' E .

In 1992, Bernard R. Moskowitz visited Luban and the one living Jew in town. He visited the mass grave and the Jewish cemetery. This cemetery was desecrated and destroyed by German tanks. He saw some twenty to thirty graves with gravestones, all post-World War II. The Jewish community numbered 1,500 out of a town with a population of 3,000 in 1940. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;  [date?]

Belarus SIG Newsletter Issue No 3, May 1999. [March 2000]

Lyuban Jewish cemetery has two corners with protected gravestones. One corner dates from WW1 with Yiddish/Hebrew inscriptions and the second corner from post-WW2 in Belarussian and Yiddish. Source: Anatolio Kronik This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , who wrote an article for Belarus SIG dated 3/1999 [August 2000]

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