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TERNIVKA: Ternovka, Ternevka, Ternówka, Tarnovka, Ternefke: Vinnitsya Oblast PDF Print E-mail

Alternate names: Ternivka and Тернівка  [Ukr], Ternovka and Терновка  [Rus], Ternevke and טערנעווקע  [Yid], Ternówka [Pol], Tarnovka, Ternefke, Hebrew: 18 places in Ukraine are named Ternivka. This one is at 48°32' N, 29°58' E, 18 miles SW of Uman, 24 miles ENE of Bershad, 32 miles SE of Gaysin (Haisyn) and 134 miles south of Kiev in Vinnitsya Oblast. Jewish population: 2,823 (in 1897).

  • CEMETERY: Hassidim buried Rebbe Nachman of Breslov in this shtetl. "Every Rosh Hashana, there is a major pilgrimage  by tens of thousands of Hasidim and others from around the world to the burial site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov located on the former site of the Jewish cemetery near a rebuilt synagogue. Rebbe Nachman spent the last five months of his life in Uman and specifically requested to be buried here." [date? Source?] UPDATE: "...the modern-day synagogue ... serves as the ohel for the grave of Rebbe Nachman.
  • For questions about this cemetery, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [Sept 2014]

photos of cemetery and mass grave sites. [December 2012].

The Ternivka mass grave site and the little cemetery [May 2013]

MASS GRAVE: The Germans occupied Ternivka on July 29, 1941. 2300 Jews perished in the mass murder in the Antonovka forest of May 27, 1942 and April 2, 1943. [September 2014]


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