Ataki New Jewish Cemetery (Velchinets)

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Ochnitsa
Settlement
Velchinets
Site address
Ataki New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.4450739,27.7284764
Perimeter length
677 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones
3500
Date of oldest tombstone
Erliest founded 1860s
Date of newest tombstone
2009
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Beit-tahara, ohel.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Presumably New Jewish Cemetery in Ataki was established in the end of 18th – very beginning 19th century. According to Burial Written Registry, it already existed in 1760s, it was marked on a maps from 1870s, 1900s. The cemetery was used after WWII, and is still operating. The Cemetery was survived in 2015 by Yefim Kogan (JewishGen).