Borshchev Monument

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This is a photograph ofa monument erected in Borshchiw to memorialize the 2,500 Jews from Skala, Borshchiw, Korolowka, Ozeryany, Mielnitza, Kryvch and nearby villages who weresent to the Borshchiw ghetto in November 1942 and were murdered by the Nazis and their local collaborators in the Spring of 1943 . The monument replacesone that was dedicated in 1991, which had deteriorated in recent years. The new monument wasconstructed with the generous support of four survivors of the Holocaust: Michael Edelsteinand Max Mermelstein from Skala andbrothers Saul and Sam Stermer from Korolowka.

Photograph courtesy Max Mermelstein
This page created by Max Heffler
Updated Aug 31, 2011. Copyright 2005 Skala Research Group. All Rights Reserved.