Bender New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
Transnistria
District
Settlement
Bender
Site address
Bender New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
46.8098298,29.4634216
Perimeter length
835 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
7000
Date of oldest tombstone
1913
Date of newest tombstone
2010s
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Ohel
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The New Jewish Cemetery in Bender was founded at the beginning of the 20th century, and can be found marked on a map of the region from the 1910s. The cemetery is still in use, and was surveyed in 2015 by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.