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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.

  • Interested: Rabbi of the Transcarpathian Oblast: Rabbi C. Hoffman, Boulevard Lenina 5-Kvartira 13, Mukacevo. Telephone: 38 03131 29880, FAX: 41151.
The suburban shallow hillside has a sign that mentions the Holocaust. Behind a few houses including the caretaker's house, the Orthodox cemetery is reached by turning directly off public road. The cemetery is divided into sections. 500-5,000 marble, granite, limestone, and sandstone, finely smoothed and inscribed tombstones have Hebrew or Yiddish and some Hungarian inscriptions. Some graves have metal fences. The cemetery memorializes Holocaust victims. The property is only a Jewish Cemetery. Adjacent properties are residential. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ( ) and Herb Meyers, 4977 Battery Lane, Bethesda MD 20814 visited the cemetery on 5 August 1998. She completed the survey on 1 March 1999.
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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