Kvasy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Rakhiv
Settlement
Kvasy
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed on the main road in the northern direction. Turn left after a small bridge over Trostyanets’ river. Proceed for 240 metres before turning right on to a country road. Proceed for 70 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.16731, 24.27623
Perimeter length
148 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by an old metal fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
7
Date of oldest tombstone
1885
Date of newest tombstone
1941
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Presumably, it was established at the end of the 19th century, as the oldest existing gravestone dates to 1885. The fence was installed by “Ohaley Tzaddikim”.

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