JEZIORZANY: Małopolski Print

51°58′N 20°49′E, This village in the administrative district of Gmina Tarczyn, within Piaseczno County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland 2 km (1 mi) SW of Tarczyn, 18 km (11 mi) SW of Piaseczno, and 31 km (19 mi) SW of Warsaw. The village has a population of 950. [May 2009]

US Commission No. AS 154

Alternate names: Lisobiki in German and Lysobyki before 1963. Jeziorzany is in Lublin at 51º37 22º17, 50 km NW of Lublin. Cemetery location: 2 km N, in the village of Przytoczno. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Urzad Gminy w Jeziorzany, tel. 1.
  • Regional: Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow Lublin, ul. Archidiakonska 4, tel. 259-37.

The earliest known Jewish community was second half of 18th century. 1921 Jewish population was 438 (31.2%). Last known Orthodox Jewish burial was 1942. The isolated rural (agricultural) flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by crossing private property, no wall or gate surrounds. There are no gravestones or structures in the cemetery. Private individuals own the cemetery property is now used for agriculture. Properties adjacent are agricultural and residential. The cemetery is never visited. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII, but not in the last ten years. There has been no maintenance or care. Incompatible development is a moderate threat to the cemetery.

Pawel Sygowski, Kalinowszczyzna 64/59, 20-201 Lublin, tel. 77-20-78 completed survey April 1994. The site was visited and interviews conducted. (see Bobrowniki)

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2009 17:44