Koson’ Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Koson’
Site address
Koson’ Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.25442, 22.45485
Perimeter length
220 metres
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. The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
150
Date of oldest tombstone
1883
Date of newest tombstone
1947
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is the ohel of two rabbis of the Koson’ Hasidic dynasty: Chayyim Shloma HaLevi (d. 1920) and Yehosef HaLevi (d. 1912).
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that it emerged in the 19th century. It first appears on a cadastral map from 1865.