Bila Tserkva New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Rakhiv
Settlement
Bila Tserkva
Site address
Bila Tserkva New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.94875, 23.90432
Perimeter length
186 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Fencing installed by ESJF (November 2016).
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained. The northern part of the site is a waste land without gravestones. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
20
Date of oldest tombstone
1929
Date of newest tombstone
1966
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It first appears on a cadastral map of 1858, but the earliest preserved gravestone dates from the first half of the 20th century. The cemetery was fenced by ESJF in November 2016.