Novozhyvotiv Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Orativ
Settlement
Novozhyvotiv
Site address
Cemetery does not have an address. The cemetery is located at the south exit of Novozhyvotiv. After crossing the dam over the Ros’ka River, turn left onto the dirt road. Follow the dirt road for around 385 metres before turning left and continuing for a further 350 metres, at which point the cemetery can be found to the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.27946, 29.5421
Perimeter length
236 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a mound of earth.
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The site is overgrown with dense seasonal vegetation. The cemetery site belongs to the village council, who do not use it. It is overgrown with tall grass.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

According to IAJGS, the last burial took place on the site in 1917. Taking this into account, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century. It cannot be found marked on old maps of the region.