|DERAZHNO (Derezhne, Derażne): Volyn|
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:
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:21|