Faleshti Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
No administrative division by regions
District
Faleshti
Settlement
Faleshti
Site address
138 Stefan cel Mare Street (behind the hospital complex).
GPS coordinates
47.578568, 27.704651
Perimeter length
370 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a metal fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is somewhat overgrown, but is otherwise maintained by the municipality.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 500
Date of oldest tombstone
The earliest gravestone discovered dates to 1905
Date of newest tombstone
2016
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Beit-tahara.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, it was marked on a map of the region from the 1860s. The cemetery is still in use, and was surveyed in 2015 by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.

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