Dunayivtsi, Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine: Town Photos

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German WW II aerial photo
Salt Mines: Town Jews were taken here, driven
into the mines, and the entrance blown up.
Townspeople could hear the cries of their
Jewish neighbors.
Memorial: Surviving Jews erected a monument
to the Jews of Dinovitz, murdered by
the Germans and the Ukrainians.
Cemetery: Jewish cemetery
source: U.S. National Archives
map labels by Ilya Royzner

The Streets

Dinovits "Small Jerusalem" - the former Jewish center of town

Dinovets Jewish street
A street in the old Jewish section of Dunayevtsy.
It has changed little since before WW II.


Dinovets Jewish house
A former Jewish house. "The old Jewish house"–Ilya Royzner.
photos by Ilya Royzner
comments by Carol Rombro Rider



The Cemetery

Dinovets Jewish Cemetery Dinovetz Jewish Cemetery
Dinovetz Jewish Cemetery Dinovetz Jewish Cemetery
Four views of the Dinovetz Jewish Cemetery.
Most of the headstones in the old cemetery are gone–victims of time
and social forces. The new section is active and has tombstones;
stones are left on graves and prayers are recited.
photos by Ilya Royzner


Dinovetz Jewish graves Dinovetz Jewish grave
Dinovets Jewish graves
photos by Ilya Royzner

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