Bender Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
Transnistria
District
Settlement
Bender
Site address
Bender Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
46.8116399,29.4861284
Perimeter length
1000 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The site is now occupied by sheds.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, it can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1860s and 1910s. The cemetery was most likely in use until WWII and was subsequently demolished.