VYNOHRAD JEWISH CEMETERY
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Cemetery ID:  10285
Cemetery Name:  Vynohrad Jewish Cemetery
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Latitude:  42.2434686 
Longitude:  30.5682199 
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Details Of Access:  The demolished Jewish cemetery is located behind the entrance sign of Vynohrad village in the direction of Lysianka. The sign is made of granite and is over three meters in height. In the adjacent field there are up to ten tombstones.
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Cemetery Opening Hours:  open all the time
Currently In Use:  No
 
Collapse panel 2. Information on the Jewish Community
 
City/Town/Village Name:  Vynohrad
Alternative Names:  Vinograd - Виноград (Russian), Vynohrad - Vinohrad - Виноград (Ukrainian), Winograd (Polish), ווינאָגראַד (Yiddish)
Country:  Ukraine
Region:  Lysianskyi Raion - Cherkasy Oblast
Latitude:  49.234428 
Longitude: 30.547383 
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Current General Population:  1000 - 5000
Current Jewish Population:  None
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Date Earliest Known Jewish Community:  18th century
Date Last Known Jewish Community:  during the Holocaust
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Noteworthy Historical Events Involving
Or Affecting The Jewish Community:  The Jewish community existed in Vynohrad since the 18th century. According to the population census of 1847, the Jewish population numbered 497 people. In 1863, there were 1,633 Christians and 559 Jews in the village. In the late 19th century, the Jewish population was growing, and according to the census of 1887, up to 1,523 Jews (37,5%) resided in Vynohrad. In 1903, the restrictions on the settlement of Jews were cancelled after the abolition of the "Provisional Regulations". In the late 19th century, two synagogues operated.
The Jewish population suffered from the riots and lootings despite the existence of a Jewish self-defense of 25 people. Some Jews found refuge in Shpola. In 1923, the Jewish population of Vynohrad was 766 people.
In June 1941, German troops entered Vynohrad and the Jewish population was completely destroyed.
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Additional Comments:  Jewish cemetery operated from the early 19th century until 1953. Currently, there are no headstones, and the territory is utilized for agriculture.
 
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Collapse panel 3. Location, Markers, Access & Security
 
Description Of Cemetery Location:  suburban
Situated:  on flat land
Isolation Detail:  isolated
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Road / Entrance Sign:  No
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Cemetery Boundary:  no wall or fence
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Access:  open to all
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Current Owner Of Cemetery:  Local Municipality
 
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