Huncovce Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Kežmarok
Settlement
Huncovce
Site address
Huncovce New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.117584, 20.383380
Perimeter length
289 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is well-maintained. No specific work is required.
Number of existing gravestones
200
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The site contains an Ohel dedicated to one Rabbi Samuel Rosenberg (? – 09/07/1919), erected on the 100th anniversary of his death. The Ohel contains two other tombstones, one belonging to Efraim Yehuda, the Rabbi’s only son, as well as his son-in-law Yehuda Horowitz (husband of the Rabbi’s only daughter Sarah).
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The new cemetery was opened in the first half of the 19th century. According to the Jewish Gen Online Burial Registry (JOWBR), the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1833. The tombstones on the cemetery date to the 19th and 20th centuries. The site also contains an Ohel dedicated to one Rabbi Samuel Rosenberg (?-09/07/1919). The Ohel was erected on the 100th anniversary of his death.