DERAZHNO (Derezhne): Volyn Print

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.

Jewish 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]

Last Updated on Monday, 31 December 2012 12:09