Hnativka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Kyiv-Sviatoshyn
Settlement
Hnativka
Site address
Hnativka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.38568,30.20722
Perimeter length
260 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The majority of the cemetery is now a derelict field, with the only surviving matzevah standing beside the ohel.
Number of existing gravestones
1
Date of oldest tombstone
The only tombstone is marked 1911.
Date of newest tombstone
See above.
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Other
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel belonging to Mordechai Twersky of Chernobyl, who died in 1837.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It was most likely constructed in the 19th century. The only surviving matzevah dates from the early 20th century. The cemetery is marked on an old Russian map of the region.