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Alternate names: Traby [Rus, Yid, Pol, Bel], Russian/ Belarusian: Трабы. טראבי - Hebrew.  54°09' N, 25°55' E, 25 miles W of Valozhyn (Wołożyn), 16 miles NNE of Ivye (Iwje), 15 miles S of Oshmiany, 69.1 miles WNW of Minsk near the Lithuanian border. 1900 Jewish population: 634. Sefer Zikaron le-kehilat Iwie (Tel Aviv, 1968). Burial list: JOWBR: Jewish Cemetery. Shtetlink and Yizkor.

CEMETERY:

Cemetery is in woods right off the highway. We (driver and Leon) turned over many gravestones to read them as they were face down. We were Regina Kapilevich ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) 370-2-342488 Antakalnio 118-48 Vilnius 2040 Lithuania) the wonderful guide who read the inscriptions with the strong and nice driver. Source: Helaine Greenberg, Leon Shoag, and Cheryl Pincus (siblings) [June 2000]

UPDATE: photos of the Jewish cemetery. [March 2007]

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