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Alternate names: Kherson-Херсон [Rus, Ukr], Cherson [Yid, Ger], Chersoń [Pol]. 46°38' N, 32°36' E, In S Ukraine, at the Dnieper River on the Black Sea. Capitol of Kherson Gubernia, 1802-1921. 1900 Jewish population: about 2,000 out of 17,755. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 571-575: "Cherson". Jewish Community information. [September 2009]

Burial Society
Gorkogo str. 27
Kherson, Ukraine 73025
Tel.: (380 552) 26-28-14, 26-41-29, 22-33-34
Fax: (380 552) 32-53-67


  • Between December 1941 and January 1942, an estimated 30,000 people (mostly Jewish) were killed by the Germans. They were laid to rest in a large mass grave that located at Dobytsky Yar. [September 2009]



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