Kisleta Jewish Cemetery
The Jewish cemetery of Kisléta is said to have been in use between 1877 and 1952. In the years 2017-2019, it was restored by the Heritage Foundation for Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries and rededicated on April 28, 2019. As part of the project, 15 tombstones were restored, and 4 cenotaphs were installed in the place of missing tombstones. Other original tombstones were also preserved. About 100 graves are said to be in the cemetery.
The origins of the Jewish community in Kisléta are unknown. In 1840 the community numbered 45 Jewish residents. There were 112 Jews living in Kisléta in 1880, 100 in 1910, 101 in 1920, 8 in 1930, and 53 in 1941. At the community’s peak in 1880, Jews accounted for close to 9% of the total population.