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TRZCIANNE: also used cemetery at a Knyszyn. Trzcianne (Yiddish: טרעסטיני, Trestiny‎) is a village in Mońki County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in NE PolanD is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Trzcianne approximately 7 mi SW of Mońki and 25 mi NW of the regional capital Bialystok and near Biebrza National Park. The village had a population of 610.

[UPDATE]The decayed Jewish cemetery in Trzcianne (Trestina), NW of Bialystok, is without maintenance since the Nazis destroyed most of the town in 1941. A restoration project started by Trestina descendants in partnership with the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland (the Polish government entity that owns the cemetery) received support from the chief rabbi of Poland,

Michael Schudrich. One of project's goals is to document the inscriptions on the headstones. To learn more, please contact David Brostoff at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [November 2017]

 

 

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