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Town Leader: Jorge Spunberg

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/berdichev/berdichev1.html

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1900s Name: Berdichev
1900s District: Berdichev
1900s Province: Kiev
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Berdychiv, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Бердичів  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Бердичев  listen town name in russian

1930s: Berdichev, Zhitomir, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Berdichev, Soviet Union

Other names: Berdychiv [Ukr], Berdichev [Rus], Barditchev [Yid], Berdyczow [Pol], Berdicev [Rom], Berditchev, Berditchov, Berditschew, Berdytschiw, Berdyciv

49°54'N 28°35'E Mapquest Google Maps


Cemeteries: Restoration and Documentation, BerdichevYael Shamir-DriverPending
Yael Shamir-Driver reports on her visit to the Berdichev Jewish Cemetery and initiation of a project to restore the cemetery. NOTE: Her report (The Cemetery in Berdichev: A Crumbling Memorial to a Once-Magnificent Jewish Community, June 2011) temporarily is on the Ukraine SIG website. It soon will be moved to the Berdichev KehilaLinks website.

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), Berdichev2001
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), pp. 112-113: "Berdichev".
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Berdichev
Shtetl Finder (1989), p. 5: "Berditchev, Berditchov".
Yizkor Books, Berdichev
Geven amol a shtot Berditshev (, 1956) .
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Master Name Index for Berdichev

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Kvas * On the Streets of Berdichev (May 2001)Travel ReportsYael Shamir-Driver

Related Links

Berdychiv Virtual Shtetl, MHPJLife in Ukraine
Kvas on the streets of BerdichevTravel Reports
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