|BRAILOV: [BRAILIV , BRALOV ,BRAHIŁÓW, BRAIŁÓW]] Vinnitsa oblast|
Alternate names: Brailov and Браилов [Rus], Brailiv and Браїлів [Ukr], Bralov [Yid], Brahiłów [Pol], Braiłów. 49°06' N, 28°10' E, 17 miles WSW of Vinnytsya (Vinnitsa).. 1900 Jewish population: 3,721.
In 1765 Brailiv lived 638 Jews. In the early twentieth century, the Jewish population of town was 43.4% of the total population. In Brailiv were three synagogues, Talmud Torah, private male and female school. Before the war there were about 2,500 Jews. Brailiv Fascists entered in July 1941. Place, unlike neighboring Zhmerinka where were Romanians, entered the German occupation zone. Immediately began killing Jews. At the new cemetery for 2 years was shot about 4,000 people - except residents Braila, here at the destruction of the Jews were rounded up from nearby towns, and Mezhirova Stanislavchik. Some Jews tried to find salvation in Zhmerinsky ghetto, but the German authorities learned about that. Threatened with destruction of the ghetto Judenrat head Zhmerinsky Dr. Gershman was forced to issue 286 fugitives fascists. They drove back to Braila and shot ... Today (03.2012 g) in the village. Brailiv one Jew lives. On a mass grave care and Jewish communities Vinnitsa Zhmerinka, as well as some relatives of those who remained forever in the small town of Podolsk ... Detail photo
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