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SARATA:     US Commission No. UA15350101
Sarata is located in Odesskaya at 46°1 29°40, 95 km from Izmail, 65 km from Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy and 94 km from Odessa. The cemetery is located at S, Melnichnaya Street. Present town population is 5,001-25,000 with fewer than 10 Jews.
  • Town officials: major Rudenko Aleksandr Petrovich (04848)21396. Sarata Regional Dept. of Culture, Antova Valentina Nikolaevna.
  • Regional: Odessa Oblast Dept. of Culture-Borodavko Roman Isaakovich [Phone: (0482)220415]. and Podderskaya Tatyana Anatolievna [Phone: (0482)283837]. Sarata Region Executive Committee Chairman Katelevskiy Ivan Ivanovich [Phone: (04848)21545] Sarata Region Executive Committee Chairman Tsurkan Anatoliy Nikolaevich.
  • Odessa Jewish Community of Chechelnitskiy Shimon or Milshteyn Feliks Ilich.
The earliest known Jewish Community was the mid-19th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 316. Effecting Jewish Community were 1918. Living here was Gertsberg Abram Efimovich (1900-1984.) The last known Hasidic burial was 1950. The isolated suburban hillsidehas no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds the unlandmarked cemetery. 1 to 20 common tombstones, none in original location with more than 75% toppled or broken, date from 19th to 20th century. Location of any removed stones is unknown. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. Municipality owns site used for agriculture (crops or animal grazing.) Properties adjacent are agricultural, residential and other. The cemetery boundaries are smaller now than 1939 because of agriculture. Local residents visit rarely. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II and frequently in the last ten years. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Vegetation overgrowth is a constant problem, disturbing graves. Very serious threat: uncontrolled access, vegetation, vandalism and proposed nearby development. Moderate threat: pollution. Slight threat: weather erosion.
Oks Vladimir Moiseevich of 270065, Odessa, Varnenskaya St. 17D, Apt. 52 [Phone: (0482) 665950] visited site on 3/3/95. Interviewed were Ruzhigner H.I. of Sarata, Lenina St. 67 on 3/30/95. Oks completed survey on 03/03/1995. :     US Commission No. UA15350101
Sarata is located in Odesskaya at 46°1 29°40, 95 km from Izmail, 65 km from Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy and 94 km from Odessa. The cemetery is located at S, Melnichnaya Street. Present town population is 5,001-25,000 with fewer than 10 Jews.
  • Town officials: major Rudenko Aleksandr Petrovich (04848)21396. Sarata Regional Dept. of Culture, Antova Valentina Nikolaevna.
  • Regional: Odessa Oblast Dept. of Culture-Borodavko Roman Isaakovich [Phone: (0482)220415]. and Podderskaya Tatyana Anatolievna [Phone: (0482)283837]. Sarata Region Executive Committee Chairman Katelevskiy Ivan Ivanovich [Phone: (04848)21545] Sarata Region Executive Committee Chairman Tsurkan Anatoliy Nikolaevich.
  • Odessa Jewish Community of Chechelnitskiy Shimon or Milshteyn Feliks Ilich.
The earliest known Jewish Community was the mid-19th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 316. Effecting Jewish Community were 1918. Living here was Gertsberg Abram Efimovich (1900-1984.) The last known Hasidic burial was 1950. The isolated suburban hillsidehas no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds the unlandmarked cemetery. 1 to 20 common tombstones, none in original location with more than 75% toppled or broken, date from 19th to 20th century. Location of any removed stones is unknown. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. Municipality owns site used for agriculture (crops or animal grazing.) Properties adjacent are agricultural, residential and other. The cemetery boundaries are smaller now than 1939 because of agriculture. Local residents visit rarely. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II and frequently in the last ten years. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Vegetation overgrowth is a constant problem, disturbing graves. Very serious threat: uncontrolled access, vegetation, vandalism and proposed nearby development. Moderate threat: pollution. Slight threat: weather erosion.
Oks Vladimir Moiseevich of 270065, Odessa, Varnenskaya St. 17D, Apt. 52 [Phone: (0482) 665950] visited site on 3/3/95. Interviewed were Ruzhigner H.I. of Sarata, Lenina St. 67 on 3/30/95. Oks completed survey on 03/03/1995.
 
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