Two surveys with the same number follow.
US Commission No. UA02060501
Alternate name: Rozishtchov (Yiddish), Rozyszszcze (German), Rozishts (Polish), Rozhishch (Russian) and Rozhishtch (Ukraine). Rozhishche is located in Volynskaya at 50°55 25°16, 23 km from Lutsk, 409 km from Kiev and 75 km from Rovno. The mass grave is located at 300 m from sign "Rozhishche" Lytsk Road, opposite "Dosaf" buildings. Present town population is 5,001-25,000 with 11-100 Jews.
Kirjner Moisey Davidovich of Lutsk, Prezidenta Grushevskogo Str. 18, Apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site and completed survey on 6/24/94. Interviewed was Omelchuk J.S. of City Soviet [Phone: 2/13/36] on 6/24/94.
ROZHISHCHE: US Commission No. UA02060501
1939 Jewish population (census) was 3500. Effecting the Jewish Community was Brest Charter and Civil War. Living here were Reb Gershel and Bal Shem Rubinsheyn. The landmarked Hasidic mass grave was dug in 1942. Kopachevka (10 km away) Jews were murdered here. The isolated suburban flat land has no sign, but has Jewish symbols on gate or wall. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. A continuous fence with non-locking gate surrounds the mass grave. 1 to 20 common tombstones date from 1992. No stones were removed. The site contains marked mass graves. Municipality owns property used for mass burial site. Properties adjacent are commercial or industrial and agricultural. The mass grave boundaries is larger now than 1939. Rarely, organized Jewish group tours or pilgrimage groups visit. Occasionally, authorities clean or clear. Within the limits of the mass grave are no structures. Slight threat: uncontrolled access and vandalism.
Kirjner Moisey Davidovich of Lutsk, Prezidenta Grushevskogostr. 18, Apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site 11/11/94and completed survey on 11/13/1994. Interviewed was Nakonechnyy V.A. on 11/9/94.