TARUTYNE JEWISH CEMETERY
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Cemetery ID:  10561
Cemetery Name:  Tarutyne Jewish Cemetery
Location Vis-À-Vis Above Named Town:  Town outskirts
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Latitude:  46.2 
Longitude:  29.15 
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Details Of Access:  The cemetery is located on the northeastern outskirts of the settlement behind the former asphalt mixing plant.
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Cemetery Opening Hours:  When the owners of the houses are at home
Currently In Use:  No
 
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City/Town/Village Name:  Tarutyne
Alternative Names:  Тарутине (Ukrainian), Тарутино - Tarutino (Russian)
Country:  Ukraine
Region:  Tarutynskyi Raion - Odesa Oblast
Latitude:  46.189722 
Longitude: 29.149722 
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Current General Population:  5000 - 10000
Current Jewish Population:  Less than 10
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Date Earliest Known Jewish Community:  mid-19th century
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Jewish Population Before World War II:  1000 - 5000
Noteworthy Historical Events Involving
Or Affecting The Jewish Community:  Tarutyne was founded as a German colony at the beginning of the 19th century. As a result of Jewish emigration to Bessarabia in the first half of the 19th century Jews began to settle in Tarutyne despite the fact that after 1839 the law prohibiting Jews from settling in border regions applied there. The*May Laws of 1882 forbidding Jews to reside in rural areas also applied there. Occasionally Jews were expelled on the grounds that they were living there illegally. Nevertheless, the Jewish community continued to grow and in 1897 there were 1,873 Jews (36% of the total population) in Tarutyne, most of them engaged in business. In 1925 the 285 members of the local loan fund included 17 farmers, 57 artisans, and 172 tradesmen. There were 1,546 Jews (26.7% of the total population) in 1930. The community was destroyed in 1941 when the Germans and Romanians entered Bessarabia during World War II.
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Notable Natives Of The Local Jewish Community:  Israel Gohberg (August 23, 1928–October 12, 2009) was a Bessarabian-born Soviet and Israeli mathematician, most known for his work in operator theory and functional analysis, in particular linear operators and integral equations. He authored nearly five hundred articles in his field.

Lucian Pintilie (born 9 November 1933) is a film director and screenwriter.
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Description Of Cemetery Location:  agricultural/fields
Situated:  on a hillside
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Additional Comments:  A ravine
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