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Rural Holocaust Monument
In the Fall of 2009 according to this article (in Russian) the Brest Jewish Community erected a monument to the Holocaust victims of nearby villages. The number of victims is cited as 500 to 700. Funding was provided by the Lazarus Foundation (UK). This monument is located outside Chernavchitsy, on the road leading to Brest.

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The Monument
Photo: courtesy of kamenets.by


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The Monument, detail, 2014
Photo courtesy of Wiszengrad Family Descendants


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The Monument is located between the village of Čarnaŭčycy (Chernavchitsy) and Mala Turna, north of Brest, as indicated by the white-on-blue Magen David

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Notes: It is common to see plastic flowers placed on Jewish monuments in this region, a mark of respect by the people of the area, of whom few --if any-- are Jewish.

Page Last Updated: 07-Aug-2014