Novyy Oleksynets Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ternopyl
District
Kremenets'
Settlement
Novyy Oleksynets’
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 900 metres in the southern direction from the crossroads in the centre of the village. Turn left to the dirt road. Proceed for about 600 metres. Turn right to the field road. Proceed for about 90 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.83550, 25.50440
Perimeter length
368 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The cemetery site is in agricultural use. According to locals, the cemetery was vandalized in the 1960s.
Number of existing gravestones
1 Horizontal stone without inscriptions, which can be possibly a matsevah or tombstone basement. There are also few stones resembling fragments of matsevot on the cemetery site. Two other fragments of matsevot were found at the site of the destroyed club in the center of the village.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It appears on Russian topographic maps of the 1880s. According to locals, gravestones were taken for the construction of the village cultural club in 1960s.

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