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Cemetery ID: BEL-07459
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Cemetery Location
Country: Belarus
City: Babruysk  
Cemetery Details
Number of Burials: 7325
Number of Photographs: 0
Cemetery Description: Cemetery records provided by Chesed Shel Emet, Cemetery in the city of Bobruisk (Bobruisk, Republic of Belarus) began operations in 1921. The last burial dates back to 1988. This cemetery is exclusively Jewish, and other nationalities buried here.According to various specialized catalogues the number of graves, within its territory, has from 7383 to 7493 individual graves. In addition, a common phenomenon are considered and subburials, the data, the number of which today it is impossible to obtain. The Bobruisk Jewish cemetery - one of the largest in the country. But most pre-war graves were not preserved were destroyed due to various circumstances. Not infrequently in the cemetery were marked by acts of vandalism, the largest of which took place in 2007. Then one time it was desecrated more than 15 graves. Many of the burials appeared in the period of the great Patriotic war. On the territory of Bobruisk was then created the Jewish ghetto, which killed thousands of local people.The oldest graves have inscriptions only in Hebrew. Burial postwar period and signed in Russian. Many graves occupy a considerable area, marked by a high monument of granite and marble, decorated in traditional style.
Data last updated: 06/06/2017

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