Nemyriv New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Nemyriv
Settlement
Nemyriv
Site address
Cemetery does not have an address. The cemetery is located at the end of Kozoriza Street, north east of the Christian cemetery, before the left turn on the dirt road.
GPS coordinates
48.98186, 28.84351
Perimeter length
643 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence. Surrounded with a mound.
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. According to local residents, there have been incidents of grave robbing at the site, and one of the mass graves is broken. There are 3 mass graves on the site. According to a city councillor, all of the cemeteries in the city are now “under communservice jurisdiction”. A concrete staircase is being constructed at the main entrance to the cemetery. There is a Christian cemetery located at the following coordinates: 48.96517, 28.82461.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 120.
Date of oldest tombstone
1947 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
2019 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
Tziyun
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

According to the Commission on Preservation of Jewish Heritage, the cemetery was established in 1946.

The cemetery was established in 1946. It could not be found marked on old maps of the region. The earliest gravestone found dates to 1947. There are around 120 gravestones (one is broken) and 3 mass graves on the territory. The most recent gravestone dates to 2019. The cemetery is well-maintained and under the commune service jurisdiction.