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Alternate names: Belgorod Dnestrovskiy/Белгород-Днестровский [Rus], Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy/Білгород-Дністровський [Ukr], Четатя Албэ [Mol], Akerman [Yid], Cetatea Albă [Rom], Akkerman [Tur], Ir Lavan/עיר לבן [Heb], Białogród nad Dniestrem [Pol], Alba Julia [Lat], Dnyeszterfehérvár [Hun], Walachisch Weißenburg [Ger]. 46°12' N, 30°21' E, 26 miles SW of Odesa. 1900 Jewish population: 5,625.

Yizkor: Akkerman ve-ayarot ha-mehoz;sefer edut ve-zikaron (Tel Aviv, 1983).

Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 24: "Akerman". JewishGen Romanian SIG.

Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume II)

ewish Community of Belgorod-Dnestrovsky

Address: Kirova str. 29
Belgorod-Dnestrovsky, 67700 Ukraine
Phone: (380 4849) 383-15

History. [February 2001]
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CEMETERY: restoration of the oldest Jewish cemetery in Ukraine, dating from the Middle Ages. Monuments and grave sites have been vandalized over the past few years. The community plans to erect a new fence around the cemetery and to construct security facilities. [August 2009]

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