|ROZHIV: Makarivskyi Raion, Kyiv Oblast|
Alternative Names: Рожев and Rozhev (Russian), Рожів and Rozhiv (Ukrainian). 50°23' N 29°39' E, 38.3 miles W of Kyyiv.
US Commission No. UA09130101
The earliest known Jewish community was 1847. 1897 Jewish population (census) was 6008. The last known Hasidic burial was begining 20th century. No other towns or villages used this unlandmarked cemetery. *(see below) The isolated rural (agricultural) flat land has signs in other languages. Reached by "other," access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds site. No stones are visible or The cemetery has only common tombstones. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. The cemetery property is now used for field. Properties adjacent are agricultural. There is no maintenance now. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. No threats.
Tsyauk Vladimir Trofimovich of Kiev, Kvitneviy per. 12, apt. 95 [Phone: (044) 4176555] visited site and completed survey on 7/6/94. Interviewed was Nesterenko Vera Aleksandrovna of v. Rozhev,Krasnaya pl.21.
UPDATE: No trace remains of the cemetery is located about 2km SW of the settlement. photos. [May 2010]
|Last Updated on Thursday, 06 May 2010 20:14|