PAVLOHRAD JEWISH CEMETERY
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Cemetery ID:  11983
Cemetery Name:  Pavlohrad Jewish Cemetery
Location Vis-À-Vis Above Named Town:  Town outskirts
Address 1:  Prolitars'ka Str., 80a
Address 2: 
Latitude:  48.516667 
Longitude:  35.866667 
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Accessed By:  Turning directly off a public road
Details Of Access:  Turn left after the central bus station, enter Prolitars’ka Str., drive towards the old Jewish cemetery
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Cemetery Opening Hours:  open all the time
Currently In Use:  Yes
 
Collapse panel 2. Information on the Jewish Community
 
City/Town/Village Name:  Pavlohrad
Alternative Names:  Pavlograd (Russian), Павлоград (Ukrainian)
Country:  Ukraine
Region:  Pavlohrad City - Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Latitude:  48.52 
Longitude: 35.87 
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Current General Population:  over 100000
Current Jewish Population:  10 - 1000
Jews Of This Town Buried Elsewhere:   
Date Earliest Known Jewish Community:  1780
Date Last Known Jewish Community:   
Jewish Population Before World War II:  5000 - 10000
Noteworthy Historical Events Involving
Or Affecting The Jewish Community:  Founding date of its Jewish community is 1780. Pre-Holocaust Jewish population was approx. at 4,000. It was destroyed during Nazi occupation in 1941.

Jewish traders were the first Jews to settle in Pavlograd, catering to the military settlers. Later, Jewish merchants arrived who had earned fortunes in the grain trade and they sponsored the construction of a prayer house.
There were two synagogues in the city, a cheder, a state-owned Jewish school (actually a two-year Russian-language school for Jewish students, who were forcibly gathered from across the county) and a large Jewish cemetery, which has been partially preserved.
In the 1920s – 30s, the city also had a Jewish theatre.
There were no pogroms in Pavlograd before the revolution.
During the Holocaust, a concentration camp was located in the city and a large part of the community died during the war and during the mass executions.
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Notable Natives Of The Local Jewish Community:  Sergei Lavrentyevich Arseniev, a scientist working in the space industry, one of the developers of the program "Sea Launch", an active member of the Jewish community.
Additional Comments:  During the Soviet era, the synagogues were closed and utilized for municipal needs, but since the independence of Ukraine, a charitable fund "Or Avner", as well as the JDC operate in Pavlohrad, The Jewish religious community of Chabad-Lubavitch is also actively operating.
 
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Collapse panel 3. Location, Markers, Access & Security
 
Description Of Cemetery Location:  suburban
Situated:  on flat land
Isolation Detail:  isolated
Additional Details:  The cemetery contains not only Jewish, but also Christian burials, which were agreed to by the leaders of the local Jewish community in 1995.
Road / Entrance Sign:  Yes
Language Of Sign:  Russian
Sign Text:  “Eternal memory, eternal peace”
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Cemetery Entrance:  a gate that does not lock
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Cemetery Boundary:  iron fence
Additional Comments: 
Access:  open to all
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Current Owner Of Cemetery:  Local Municipality
 
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