Mochola Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Mochola
Site address
21, Lenina Street. The cemetery is on the opposite side of the road, behind the Christian cemetery.
GPS coordinates
48.16268, 22.62680
Perimeter length
112 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is fenced with a new metal mesh fence with gabion sections of two metres height, erected by ESJF in September 2016.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
8
Date of oldest tombstone
1904
Date of newest tombstone
1977
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but according to the dates on the preserved gravestones, it can be assumed that it emerged in the early 20th century. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1865. The site was fenced by ESJF in September 2016.

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