The Jewish cemetery in the town of Narovlya

The list of Burials and their photos available HERE

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.

CEO CHESED SHEL EMET MITZVATEMET.COM

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store