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BUDANOV I:       US Commission No. UA19140101
Alternate name: Bizinev (Yiddish), Bizinov (German), Budzanov (till 1945) (Russian) and Budaniv (Ukraine). Budanov is located in Ternopolskaya at 49º10 25º43, 22 km from Terebovlya and 101 km from Chernovtsy. Cemetery: A. Korolyuka St. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
  • Town: Village Executive Council of Khomyak Vladimir Antonovich [ph: (071) 45142].
  • Regional: officials: Regional Executive Council of Matviykiv Nikolay Mikhaylovich [ph: (03551) 21178]. Oblast State Administration of Skibnyavskiy Mikhail Vasilyevich [ph: (03522) 25225].
  • Jewish Community 'Alef' of Paren Nuta Elyevich [ph: (03522) 69323].
  • Others: Main Architect of Terebovlya Region of Kovalchuk Nikolay Fedorovich [ph: (03551) 21093]. Organizer of Local History Museum, Zinchishin Igor Ilich.
The earliest known Jewish community was in 18th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 1156. The Hasidic (Chortkovskaya) Jewish cemetery was established in 18th century. No other towns or villages used this unlandmarked cemetery. The isolated urban hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds the site. 1-20 common tombstones, with more than 75% toppled or broken, date from the 19th century. Location of removed stones is unknown. The cemetery has no known mass graves. The municipality owns the property used for recreation (park, playground, and sports). Adjacent properties are residential. The cemetery boundaries are unchanged since 1939. The cemetery is visited occasionally by local residents. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II and frequently in the last 10 years. There is no maintenance now. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Vegetation overgrowth is a constant problem, disturbing stones. Serious threat: uncontrolled access (There are many broken tombstones), uncontrolled access, and vandalism (Small percent of tombstones exist because of vandalism). Moderate threat: vegetation, existing and proposed nearby development. Slight threat: weather erosion.
Documentation: see at section 14 [sic]. Hodorkovskiy Yuriy Isaakovich of Kiev, Vozduhoflotskiy Prospect 37 a, apt.23 [ph: (044)2769505] visited site on 22/04/1996. No interviews was conducted. He completed survey /04/1996.
BUDANOV II:       US Commission No. UA19140102      See Budanov I for town information. The unlandmakred cemetery is located near road to Papirnya, 100m from Christian cemetery. The last known Jewish Hasidic (Chortovskaya) burial was 1940. Used only by Budanov Jews, the isolated the rural (agricultural) hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by the hillside, near Christian cemetery, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surround the site. 1-20 common tombstones, more than 75% toppled or broken, date from 1930. Location of removed stones is unknown. The cemetery has no known mass graves. The municipality owns the property used for agriculture (crops or animal grazing). Adjacent properties are agricultural. The cemetery boundaries are smaller now than 1939 because of agriculture. Rarely, local residents visit. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II and frequently in the last 10 years. There is no maintenance now. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Very serious threat: uncontrolled access around cemetery.
Documentation: see at section 14 [sic]. The site was visited for this survey by Hodorkovskiy Yuriy Isaakovich of Kiev, Vozduhoflotskiy Prospect 37 a, apt. 23 [ph: (044)2769505] on 22/04/1996. No interviews were conducted for this survey. He completed survey on /04/1996.
 
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