ZDOLBUNOV: US Commission No. UA17100501
Alternate name: Zdolbunow (Yiddish) and Zdolbunov (German). Zdolbunov is located in Rovenskaya at 50º31 26º15, 19 km from Rovno. The mass grave is located at Kalinina St. SE. Present town population is 25,001-100,000 with no Jews.
ZDOLBUNOV: US Commission No. UA17100101
Alternate name: Zdolbunow (Russian). The Jewish cemetery was established in the 18th century with last known Hasidic burial 1940. No other towns or villages used this unlandmarked cemetery. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a private road, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds the cemetery. 101 to 500 common tombstones, most in original location with 25%-50% toppled or broken, date from 18th to 20th century. Locations of any removed stones are unknown. The cemetery has no special sections. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. Municipality owns property used for Jewish cemetery only. Properties adjacent are residential. The cemetery boundaries are unchanged since 1939. Rarely, organized Jewish group tours or pilgrimage groups. The cemetery was vandalized occasionally in the last ten years. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Vegetation overgrowth is a constant problem, damaging stones. Very serious threat: uncontrolled access and vegetation. Serious threat: pollution. Moderate threat: vandalism. Slight threat: weather erosion.
Kirzhner Moisey Davidovich of Lutsk, Grushevskogo Prosp. 18, Apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site and completed survey on 9/26/94. Interviewed on 9/26/94 were German Yakov Abramovich [Phone: (0362) 244646] and Kostyuk V.G. of Rovno, Dragomanova St. 19.