Berezne Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Berezne
Settlement
Berezne
Site address
Berezne Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.00736,26.75111
Perimeter length
281 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 cemetery site is now occupied by private housing and industrial buildings.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. One stone was found on the shore, the other in the water. It is possible they are matzevot, but this is unconfirmed.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The period of establishment of the Old Jewish cemetery of Berezne is unknown. In 1870s the New cemetery already existed, which means that Old cemetery could be closed at that time. The Old cemetery appears on the detailed Polish map of 1936. Presumably it existed until WWII and was demolished during the war or after that.

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