Boremel’ Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Demydivka
Settlement
Boremel’
Site address
Boremel' Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.46976,25.19126
Perimeter length
341 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The eastern section of the cemetery site is now occupied by private houses, while its western section is used for private gardening. Preserved tombstone fragments were found piled in the garden of a neighbouring house.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 6 (fragments). The tombstones, constructed from concrete, are all broken. Only one retains part of its former inscription.
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
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, since it appears on Russian maps from the 1880s it can be assumed the cemetery was founded in the late 19th century. According to locals, the cemetery was demolished after the war.
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