Rowno, a Memorial
to the Jewish Community of Rowno, Volyn

(Rivne, Ukraine)

Translation of
Rowne; sefer zikaron

Published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project
part of Yizkor Books Project of JewishGen, Inc.

Original Yizkor Book Edited by: A. Avitachi
Published by the Former Residents of Rowno in Israel
Published in Israel, 1956
Project Coordinator and Book Editor: Ann Glickman Goldberg
Layout: Doni Magid
Cover Design: Rachel Kolokoff Hopper
Translators: Naomi Gal, Sidney Gelb, and Meir Razy
Name Indexing: Jonathan Wind
Hard Cover, 11” by 8.5”, 1022 pages with all original illustrations and photographs.


From the Foreword:

With deep awe and heartfelt sorrow, separated by countries and borders from the mass-graves of the sacred deceased of Rovno, the big city, the largest community in Volhynia, we light a Yizkor-candle to our dear ones by publishing this memorial book containing the story of Rovno with its glorious past and bitter ending.


Alternate names:

Rivne [Ukr], Rovno [Rus], Rovne [Yid], Równe [Pol], Röwne [Ger], Ruvne, Rowno, Riwne


Rivne, Ukraine is located at 50 deg 37' N 26 deg15' E 188 miles W of Kiev


Nearby Jewish Communities:

Zdolbunov 7 miles S
Hlynky 8 miles ESE
Oleksandriya 9 miles NNE
Horynhrad 12 miles ENE
Ozeryany 14 miles SW
Klevan 15 miles NW
Tuchin 15 miles ENE
Mizoch 16 miles SSW
Varkovychi 16 miles SW
Antonivka 17 miles NE
Berestovets 17 miles N
Hoshcha 18 miles E
Mochulki 19 miles NW
Derazhne 19 miles NNW
Olyka 20 miles WNW
Kostopil 20 miles NNE


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