Horlivka Old Jewish Сemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Donetsk
District
Settlement
Horlivka
Site address
No.118 Mezhlauka (private territory).
GPS coordinates
48.363543,38.128989
Perimeter length
unknown
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Abandoned territory with destroyed buildings. Overgrown with grass and bushes. Locals and a neighbour stated that the burials were carried out preUSSR. Later this private territory was bought by the Jewish community. The woman does not remember the exact number of gravestones. She stated that the burials were vandalized in order to find valuables; the majority of the graves had been dug up when she came to live in the settlement. Since then, there have been attempts of vandalism, and several more gravestones were destroyed.
Number of existing gravestones
2
Date of oldest tombstone
1878
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Other
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview