Dumbraveni Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Soroca
Settlement
Dumbraveni
Site address
Dumbraveni Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.0467579,28.2210043
Perimeter length
303 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The site is a derelict field. Very few matzevot remain, and there is evidence some were stolen.
Number of existing gravestones
4. 10-15 fragments of broken matzevot were also discovered on the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
1940s
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, it can be found marked on a map of the region from 1868. The cemetery continued to operate until WWII and was demolished at an undetermined point after. In 2016, it was surveyed by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.