OSTROH: Ostrog, Ostra, Ostre, Ostraha, Rivnenska Oblast Print

Alternate names: Ostroh [Ukr], Ostrog and Острог [Rus, Yid אוסטרוג], Ostróg [Pol], Ostra, Ostraha, Ostre. 50°20' N, 26°31' E. 59 miles ESE of Lutsk (Łuck), 23 miles SSE of Rivne (Rovno). 1900 Jewish population: 9,208.

Eight Yizkors:

KehilaLink [April 2012]

Jewish Cemetery: The oldest inscriptions date from 1444. In 1968, the cemetery was destroyed.

ohel photo. [April 2012]

 

MASS GRAVE: Located across the Vilija River in the woods on the edge of the new town,

a memorial and monument exist. [January 2009]

 


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