Kamyanka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Kamianka
Settlement
Kamyanka
Site address
Kamyanka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.043128,32.088639
Perimeter length
249 metres. Perimeter is accurate.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
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. Most of the cemetery is in a good condition. Some graves are slightly overgrown. Many of the graves are missing tombstones. Moreover, one grave bears a wooden cross, and there are others from mixed marriages.
Number of existing gravestones
74
Date of oldest tombstone
1936
Date of newest tombstone
2017 (there is also a Christian grave from 2019)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact date of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. The oldest tombstone dates to the first half of the 20th century, but according to Lo Tishkakh, the oldest tombstone on the Kamyanka Jewish Cemetery is from 1905 (this could not be confirmed by the ESJF survey team).

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