Berezhany Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ternopyl
District
Berezhany
Settlement
Berezhany
Site address
Berezhany Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.44318, 24.93060
Perimeter length
600 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. The cemetery is slightly overgrown with bushes. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 200 gravestones and about 50 gravestone fragments.
Date of oldest tombstone
1640s
Date of newest tombstone
1937
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The ohel of Meshulam Shraga Faybush Halperin is located on the site.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Presumably, the Jewish cemetery was established at the beginning of the 17th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1640s. The cemetery was operating until WWII, and the latest preserved gravestone dates to 1937.