Kuty Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Kosiv
Settlement
Kuty
Site address
Kuty Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.25910, 25.17301
Perimeter length
425 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
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained. The eastern sight is slightly overgrown. A lot of broken gravestones on the sit were restored. There is a staircase going up to the top of the hill.
Number of existing gravestones
About 3000
Date of oldest tombstone
1738
Date of newest tombstone
1940
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel of Moshe Makitov (died in 1738) and his wife Sarah Sisi (died in 1734), erected by the Ohaley Tzadikim union. There are a few tsiyunim on the site. A tsiyun of Sarah (died in 1892), a wife of Rabbi Hayil is located in the ohel. Tsyunim of Rabbi Yoseph (died in 1828), head of the rabbinical court, and his wife Gitel (died in 1840), as well as the other damaged tsyunim.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to the dates on the preserved gravestones, it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the first half of the 18th century. First, it appears on maps of the 1880s. Later it was marked on a map of 1939.