Mizhhirya Jewish Cemetery
The cemetery is located at the crossroads of Suvorova and Leonova streets.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence of 2.5 metres height.
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
64. There are four renovated tombstones (Hayim Shalom Landa, dayan and moreh tzedek of Mizhhirya, died in 1924, Chaya Frima Landa, Yisroel Yaakov Yoikel Teitelbaum, rabbi and dayan in Berbeshti, in Gorlitz and in Mizhhirya, and his wife Hendl).
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Presumably, there are two tziyuns on the cemetery site.
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but according to the dates on the preserved gravestones it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the early 19th century. First, it appears on cadastral maps of 1864.