Kuty Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Site address
The cemetery's address is 1, Hlyboka Street.
GPS coordinates
48.25910, 25.17301
Perimeter length
425 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by remnants of an old stone wall. There are also fences of bordering private properties.
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
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
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
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.
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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.

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