Kamenka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
Transnistria
District
Settlement
Kamenka
Site address
Kamenka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.00993, 28.7053
Perimeter length
424 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. Parts of the cemetery are probably used as a vineyard.
Number of existing gravestones
About 500
Date of oldest tombstone
1830s
Date of newest tombstone
1990s
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Ohel RavAbraham Joshua Heschelof blessed memory from Mezebozh (died 1880).
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it was marked on a maps from 1860s, 1910s. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in 1830s. The cemetery was operating after WWII, the latest preserved gravestone date to 1990s. The Cemetery was survived in 2016 by Yefim Kogan (JewishGen).