Image of «alien» cemeteries and «alien» funeral rites (following expeditions of 2009—2010 to Ivano-Frankovsk and Transcarpathian regions of Ukraine)

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Key words
Ethnography of neighborhood, rites of passage, customs of “aliens”, cemeteries, funeral rites
Amosova S.

The article deals with the Ukrainians’ views to Jewish burial ritual and cemeteries. The image of the ethnic neighbor has a stereotypical character, these ideas have great stability and coexist with to the real knowledge and memories. The description of an “alien” funeral rites presents ambivalent attitude to ethnic neighbors.