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Cemetery ID: BEL-07457
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Cemetery Location
Country: Belarus
City: Narovlya  
Cemetery Details
Number of Burials: 233
Number of Photographs: 0
Cemetery Description: Cemetery records provided by Chesed Shel Emet, The Jewish cemetery in the town of Narovlya (Narovlya, Gomel region, Republic of Belarus) is one of the most ambitious places of burial for the period of the great Patriotic war. The first graves appeared here in the early 20th century, the last in 2010. Just on its territory there are 292 graves, some of them mass graves. The largest of them was dated 1941 year, in it lie more than a hundred military and civilians. Many old graves are decorated in the traditional Jewish style of granite or marble, decorated with traditional patterns and ornaments, the inscription is written exclusively in Hebrew. Often there are double burials. The Jewish cemetery in the town of Narovlya is under the supervision of relatives of those buried there. However, most of the old graves destroyed and in urgent need of care and restoration.
Data last updated: 06/06/2017

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