Mukachevo New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mukachevo
Settlement
Mukachevo
Site address
Mukachevo new Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.435930, 22.759606
Perimeter length
584 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
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is clear and well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition. No specific work is required.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 800
Date of oldest tombstone
1830
Date of newest tombstone
Still in use
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The site contains an ohel dedicated to Rabbi Haim Elezer (died 1936), Ester (died 1929), and Rabbi Tsvi (died 1914), author of the “Darkhei tshuva” sefer, son of Shloma Shapiro.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest tombstone dates to the mid 19th century, but according to locals it was founded in the mid 20th century, the oldest tombstones having been transferred from the old cemetery. It could not be found marked on old maps of the region.