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GOROKHOV I:     US Commission No. UA02110101
Alternate name: Horckhov (Yiddish), Horchov (German), Horkhure (Hungarian) and Horochow (Russian).Gorokhov is located in Volynskaya at 50º30 24º46, 50 km from Lutsk and 88 km from Lvov. The cemetery is located at southeast on Studencheskaya Street & Galana Street. Present town population is 5,001-25,000 with no Jews.
  • Town officials: Town soviet 264020, Gorokhov, Nezavisimosti pl., 1 of Gribok Vasil Yakovlevich, Mazina Tatyana Grigoriyevna [Phone: (03379) 21841].
  • Local officials: Kozatskaya Street, 23 Gula A.D. (03379) 21901.
  • Regional: Lutsk Department of Memorial Preservation 263005, Galana Street, 4 [Phone: (03322) 42253], Lutsk, Engelsa Street, 52 (03322) 51067. State Archive of Volyn Oblast 263024, Lutsk, Veteranov Street, 21264020, Gorokhov, Nezavisimosty Street, 2 [Phone: (03379) 21508, 21506].
  • Volyn Jewish Community, 26300, Lutsk, Sovietskaya Street 83A, Apt. 6 [Phone: (03322) 40045] Sukman N.M. of Gorokhov, Dachnaya Street, 16.
  • Others: Israel, Tel-Aviv, Gorokhov Jewish Community - Edita Shahir, Zuberman.
The earliest known Jewish community was 15th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 3500 or 2317. Effected Jewish Community: WWI, Civil War and WWII. Living here was Zuberman. The Jewish cemetery was established in 16-17th century with last known Hasidic Jewish burial 1940. Senkevichevka (20km away) and Skobelka (20km away) used this unlandmarked cemetery. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. Access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds site. No stones are visible. Location of any removed stones is unknown. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. The municipality owns the property now used for industrial or commercial use and residential. Adjacent properties are residential. The cemetery boundaries are smaller now than 1939 because of new roads or highways, housing development and commercial or industrial development. Rarely, Jews and non-Jews visit. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Serious threat: vandalism, existing nearby development and proposed nearby development.
Kirzhner Moisey of 263005, Lutsk, Grushevskogo Street, 18,apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site and completed survey on 2/13/95. Interviewed were Gribok V.Y., Stopachinskiy M.I. of Gorokhov on 2/13/95.
GOROKHOV II:     US Commission No. UA02110501
The mass grave is located at south, end of town park on Kotlyarevskogo St.
The earliest known Jewish community was 15th century. The Jewish mass grave was dug in 1941. The mass grave location is urban, located on a hillside, isolated, marked by no sign or marker. It is reached by crossing town park. Access is open to all. No wall, fence or gate surrounds the mass grave. No stones were removed. The mass grave has no special sections. Common tombstones date from the 20th century. The mass grave has only. The site contains marked mass graves. Municipality owns the site now used for mass burial site. Adjacent properties are recreational and residential. Rarely, private visitor (Jews and non-Jews) and local residents visit. This mass grave never was vandalized. Now, authorities clear or clean occasionally. Within the limits of the mass grave are no structures. Slight threat: uncontrolled access, weather erosion, pollution and vegetation.
Kirzhner Moisey of 263005, Lutsk, Grushevskogo Street, 18,apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site and completed survey on 2/14/95. Interviewed was Gribok Vasil Yakovlevich [Phone: (03379)21257] on 2/14/95. Other documentation exists but was inaccessible.
GOROKHOV III:     US Commission No. UA02110502
The mass grave is located at southeast on Vatutina Street. The unlandmarked Jewish mass grave was dug in 1941. The isolated suburban hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by Vatutina Street, access is open to all. No wall, fence or gate surrounds the mass grave. The approximate size of mass grave is now 0.01 hectares. No stones were removed. The mass grave has no special sections. Common tombstones date from 1990. The site contains marked mass graves. Municipality owns the site now used for mass burial site. Adjacent properties are commercial or industrial. The mass grave is visited rarely by private visitors (Jewish or non-Jewish). This mass grave never was vandalized. Now, authorities clear or clean occasionally. Within the limits of the mass grave are no structures. Slight threat: uncontrolled access and weather
.      Kirzhner Moisey of 263005, Lutsk, Grushevskogo Street, 18,apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site and completed survey on 2/14/95. Interviewed were Gribok Vasil Yakovlevich on 2/14/95.
GOROKHOV IV:     US Commission No. UA02110503
The unlandmarked mass grave is located at west, in closed town cemetery, corner of 750 yr [sic] GOROKHOV & Grumevsko. The Jewish mass grave was dug in 1941. No other towns or villages' Jews were murdered at this mass grave. The urban flat land, part of a municipal cemetery, 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 mass grave. The approximate size of mass grave is now 0.01 hectares. No stones were removed. The mass grave has no special sections. The site contains marked mass graves. Municipality owns the site now used for mass burial site. Adjacent properties are residential. The mass grave is visited rarely by local residents. This mass grave never was vandalized. Now, authorities clear or clean occasionally. Within the limits of the mass grave are no structures. Serious threat: pollution. Slight threat: uncontrolled access, vegetation and vandalism.
Kirzhner Moisey of 263005, Lutsk, Grushevskogo Street, 18,apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site and completed survey on 2/14/95 as did Gribok Vasil Yakovlevich [Phone: (03379) 21257]. Interviewed were Gribok Vasil Yakovlevich [Phone: (03379) 21257] on 2/14/95. Documentation: title not in Latin letters. Other documentation exists but was inaccessible.

Photos of the site of the former Jewish cemetery courtesy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [August 2011]


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