PUHOVICHI: Minsk Print

Alternate names: Pukhovichi [Rus], Puchovitch [Yid], Puchowicze [Pol], Puchavičy [Bel], Puchowitschi [Ger], Pukhavichy. Russian: Пуховичи. Belarusian: Пухавічы. 53°32' N, 28°15' E, 38 miles SE of Minsk, 14 miles SW of Chervyen (Igumen). 1900 Jewish population: 1,761.

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 1038: "Pukhovichi".
  • Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 78: "Puchovitch".

photos of the massacre site of 1280 Jews of the town on the 22  September 1941. [March 2009]

Jewish cemetery photos.  Graves from the old Jewish cemeter were relocated near the Holocaust memorial in Pukhovochi. [February 2010]

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 February 2010 20:44