Dymer Photo Gallery

Inscription in Ukrainian, Hebrew and English: "This stone has been placed in memory of the Jews of Dymer massacred by the Nazi forces during the Holocaust in September 1941."

Below that in English: Benefactors
United States Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad Jonathan J. Rikoon, Member Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Project Coordinators Lo Tishkach Foundation and Vaad of Ukraine 2011.


L-R: Designer; City council representative; Mr. Shpilsky; local factory representative; Mr. Carmel; local resident; member of city council; local teacher; Mr. Rikoon.



Commission Member Jonathan J. Rikoon giving remarks at the ceremony dedicating a Holocaust marker at the Dymer Jewish cemetery.


The entire cemetery was overgrown (vegetation was "taller than a man") and most of the tombstones have been absorbed into the ground. Restoration included removal of most of the vegetation and pruning trees.


Immediately adjacent Soviet-era marker, in Russian with no Jewish symbols.