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Alternate names: Derazhno and Дережно [Rus], Derażne [Pol], Derazhna and דראז'נה [Yid], Derazhne and Деражне [Ukr]. 50°52' N, 26°03' E, 19 miles NNW of Rivne (Rovno), 17 miles W of Kostopil (Kostopol).1897 Jewish population: 770. This is not Derazhnia.


My guide found an old Jewish cemetery with existing headstones, some of which were standing, nearly intact, and readable. We took photos of many of the headstones, but I haven't had them translated yet. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [August 2012]

[UPDATE] A short film on how we came to fence Derazhne Jewish Cemetery, Rivne Oblast, NW Ukraine [October 2017]

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