Haysyn Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Gaisinsky
Settlement
Haysyn
Site address
The cemetery’s former site can be found at 105 Zavodskaya (Plekhanov) Street. The site is now occupied by a feed mill and grain storehouse.
GPS coordinates
48.79612, 29.3852
Perimeter length
838 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a 1.5 metre tall iron fence. The gate is open.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery was demolished and a feed mill was built on its former site. Almost the entirety of the cemetery’s former site has been demolished and built over. A small section of the cemetery remains preserved in front of the factory entrance and was recently fenced. This section contains Tziyuns erected by Ohaley Tzaddikim.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
There are seven open Tziyuns on the small preserved section of the cemetery. These include the Tziyun of Reuven Yosef of Haysin, a disciple of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

According to a local historian, the cemetery was founded around 1910 and demolished around the 1960s.

According to the Commission on the Preservation of Jewish Heritage, the cemetery was founded in the 19th century and demolished in 1970. It can be found marked on Russian topographic maps of the region from the 1870s and 1900s.

According to the Commission on the Preservation of Jewish Heritage, the cemetery was founded in the 19th century. It could be found marked on the old Russian maps of the region of the 1870s and 1900s. The cemetery was demolished in 1960-1970s and mostly all territory was overbuilt with a factory. There is only a small part of the cemetery left. There are seven Ohels, including an Ohel of Reuven Yosef of Haysyn, a disciple of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (Bratslav). Some of them were built by Ohaley Tzaddikim.

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