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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.

CEMETERY:

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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