RZHYSHCHIV: Rzhyschiv City, Kyiv Oblast Print

Alternate names: Rzhyshchiv [Ukr], Rzhishchëv [Rus], Rzyszczów [Pol], Rzhishchev, Rzhyschiv, Rzysciv, Orzistchov, Irzyszczów. Russian: Ржищев. Ukrainian: Ржищів. אורזישטשב , אורזיטשוב (Yiddish). 49°58' N, 31°03' E, on the Dniepr, 40 miles SE of Kyyiv. 1900 Jewish population: 6,008.

CEMETERY: To reach the 19th century cemetery situated on a cliff above the Dnieper River on the northern outskirts of the town, take Menzhinsky Street (AKA Linden Alley) up to the cliff. Take the path to the left along the cliff edge for 50 meters. [May 2010]
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