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Rudamina Jewish Old Cemetery

Jewish heritage

Jews probably moved to Rudamina in the 18th century. pab. 1800 m. About 50 Jews lived in Rudamina. 1900 there were already more than 200 Jews in the 18th century. pab. Jews leased the territory of the cemetery from Rudamina mstl. governors of Gavronsky. The cemetery was fenced with a stone masonry fence. It is difficult to name the exact number of surviving tombstones. Some of them are overgrown with land and vegetation. The best preserved tombstones are in the P cemetery section.

Information and photos from the website of the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture; Register of Immovable Cultural Property, unique code of the object 20818