VOLCHIN: Brest, Kamenets Print

Alternate names: Volchin [Rus], Wołczyn [Pol], Voltchin [Yid], Voŭčyn [Bel], Voltshin, Belarusian: Воўчын,. װאָלטשיןp [Yiddish] at 52°17' N, 23°19' E, 21 miles NW of Brest, 5 miles SW of Vysokoye-Litevsk.1915 in Grodno Gubernia (Russian Empire), 1921-1939 in Polesian Wojewodztwo of Poland, Today in west of Brest Region, Kamenets District, near the Polish-Belarusian border.

Cemetery:

There are still matsevot. Book about Volchin Jews in English (a profound study of one Jewish family in Volchin and the entire Jewish community of the shtetl. Source & Photo: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [August 2010]

Mass Grave: Located on the town outskirts. in 1942 all 395 Jews remaining in Volchin were murdered by two Nazis with the help of the non-Jewish villagers.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 06 February 2012 19:26