Chudey Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Chernivtsi
District
Storozhynets
Settlement
Chudey
Site address
Chudey Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.04323, 25.61706
Perimeter length
308 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. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
About 300
Date of oldest tombstone
1880s
Date of newest tombstone
1965
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Presumably, the cemetery was established at the end of the 19th century. According to maps and epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1880s. The cemetery was operating after WWII, the latest preserved gravestone relates to the 1960s.
The Jewish community of Chudey existed from the second half of the 19th century. The local Jews were involved in lumber and cattle trading. In 1930, 568 Jews resided in Chudey. A synagogue of the 19th century was ruined during the Soviet occupation in June 1940. In early 1941, the Romanian army occupied Chudey and murdered around 500 Jews.

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