Carpathian Mountains And Villages
View of Chumalovo
Chumalovo photos contributed by Alexandra Ruzman
Jewish Cemetery in Chumalovo
Destroyed in 1941
There is a cowpath in front and a farm
at the top of the hillside
Visible Stone in the Chumalovo Cemetery
Overgrown with Weeds on Hillside
fragment of a stone
a simple and
of Shmuel Yehuda died January 1924
Tereblya River In
Road To Krychovo
Street In Drahovo
Helen Wolf Kolachava
Kolachava Main Street With
Photo contributed by Susan W. Turnbull
Alexandra Ruzman is a young
women that I met through the Radix Forum. She wrote that she would be
visiting family in Chumalovo:" I will
visit my family in Ukraine Chumalovo this summer, June 2010. My
grandfather Ivan Rozman came to Belgium in 1930 with his wife Anna
Shuka, the rest of the family live in Michigan USA or in Chumalovo.
They are Bysantin, or orthodox, perhaps some jewish origins. I am
Belgian, my father born in Belgium isTscheq [Chhumalovo was
Tcheq in 1930.]"
Hope I can help you
sorry I speak French:]
Alexandra Anna Rozman
contacted her and asked if she would take photos of Chumalovo. I
explained that it was my mother's ancestral home and that my
grandfather was buried in the Jewish Cemetery and that I had never seen
pictures of Chumalovo. Since my French language skills were a leftover
from high school, I wrote in English.
answered " I will take pictures et photo next week. Send me your email
adress...I will post them for you"
next "I am coming back from Chumalovo were I visited my family Ruzman.
The Jewish were shoping and dealing and lived together max 80 people,
without meddling in the affairs of the village of 600 people, they
practised the Sabbath on pray and reading the Torah all day. They never
mixed with the Catholic Orthodox. The village was in peace since 1400
AD, the Jewish community left
Chumalovo in 1941 leaving their property to the neighbors. They
never came back.. The cemetery has been abandoned and looted
during the Soviet reign. I found some photos for you. Greetings,
next "in case ou would like to know more about your mom village, a big
part of my family live there.
You can use the photo, they are for you. You may see the hill of the
cemetery, you have a farm behind it and a cow road in front.
My cousin live in Michigan Flushing Flint, they arrived in USA in 1935.
They are Bysantin Orthodox. Named Zuk. Many Ukrainian live there."
"PS I cleaned the stones, and around it, you should visit...It is a
mess. I can't read Hebrew, sorry. My husband is Arabic."
pleasure to help you."
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