Alternate names: Berehove [Ukr], Berehovo, Берегово [Cz, Slov], Beregszász [Hun], Beregovo, Берегове [Rus], Berehowo [Pol], Beregsaz, בערעגסאז [Yid], Bergsaß [Ger], Sachsisch-Bereg, Berekhovo. 48°13' N, 22°39' E, 16 miles S of Mukacheve (Munkács), near current Hungarian border. Capital of Bereg megye before WWI. Jewish population: 1,795 (1880), 4,592 (1921). Yizkor. Yahadut Berehovo - Beregszasz bi-temunot (Tel Aviv - Natanya, 1989) ShtetLinks
This town is listed in Carved Memories: Heritage in Stone from the Russian Jewish Pale by David Goberman, NY: Beregovo, pronounced Berehovo, is in Zakarpatskaya Oblast, Transcarpathia at 48º13' N, 22º39' E, 208 km SSW of Lvov. Present Jewish population: approx. 100.
In this Jewish cemetery in the Carpathian Mountains, we came across a beautiful stone, showing the blessing of the Cohan. Source: picture
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