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  Holocaust memorial on the site of the Jewish cemetery in Sernyky, Ukraine

© ESJF European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, Photographer: ESJF European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, 2019

Memorial Name

No official name

Who is Commemorated?

Jewish Victims of the Holocaust from Sernyky and surroundings, who were murdered here in 1941

Description

The monument is located on the site of the Jewish cemetery in Sernyky. It is two black plaques on a base. A left plaque bears a Magen David, Ukrainian and English inscriptions. A right plaque bears a Menorah and a Hebrew inscription. The monument is surrounded by metal pillars, connected to chains. A pavement lead to the monument from a gate. 

Inscriptions

Ukrainian:

В цьому місці загинули
120 євреїв жителів Серник
та околиць. Вони були
розстріляні німецькими
фашистами під час ІІ
світової війни в 1941 р.

Translation: At this place, 120 Jews, residents of Sernyky and surroundings, perished. They were shot by German fascists during World War II in 1941.

English:

In memory of 120 Jews of
Serniki and its vacinity
murdered in this place by
the German natzies during
World War II in 1941

Hebrew:

פ''נ

120 יהודים מבני הקהילה תושבי
סרניק והסביבה אשר נרצחו 
ע''י
הנאצים הגרמנים ועוזריהם 
בט''ו אב תש''א .8 באוגוסט 1941
נזכור את יקירתנו הורינו אחינו
אחותינו הקדושים והטהורים
את הדורות הבאים

תהילת נצח לחיילים ולפרטיזנים היהודיים
בני סרניק שנפלו במלחמה נגד האויב הנאצע

ת.נ.צ.ב.ה.

Translation: Here are buried 120 Jews, members of Sernyky community and surroundings, who were killed by German Nazis and their assistants, May God avenge their blood, on 15 Av 5701 August 8, 1941. We will remember our dear. parents, brothers and sisters, holy and pure. / Future generations // Eternal glory to the Jewish soldiers and partisans, residents of Sernyky, who fell in the war against the Nazi enemy. // May their souls be bound in the bundle of life.

Summary and Remarks
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Holocaust memorial on the site of the Jewish cemetery in Sernyky | Unknown
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History/Provenance

During the first mass murder in Sernyky on Agust 7, 1941, more than 100 Jews were killed in the Jewish cemetery [Tsal Kaplun Foundation].

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Sources

"Serniki: Jewish Cemetery,"
Shoah Atrocities Map - Ukraine (Tsal Kaplun Foundation), https://shoahatlas.org/u0941.html.
Type
Documenter
ESJF | 2019
Author of description
Marina Sedova, Anna Berezin | 2023–2024
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