Olaneshti Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Settlement
Olanesti
Site address
Olaneshti Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
46.49659, 29.90603
Perimeter length
154 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The cemetery is severely ruined. The territory is overgrown and littered. Two tombstones are preserved in the cemetery’s far corner.
Number of existing gravestones
According to a neighbor, three tombstones are present on the site, but only two were found by the ESJF expedition. No inscriptions or nameplates can be found. The same neighbor recounted that an elderly couple from Israel visited and took the nameplates with them.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Ruins of a house can be found on the cemetery site, but its function is unclear.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview