Onitskani Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Criuleni
Settlement
Onitcani
Site address
Onitskani Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.1471, 29.07658
Perimeter length
95 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. There is a privately owned and fenced vegetable garden on the site of the former cemetery. According to locals, the cemetery territory was wider than the vegetable garden plot, and included what today is a wasteland between the garden and the road.
Number of existing gravestones
4. There are four gravestones laid out on the outer side of the cemetery fence which faces the road. According to the vegetable garden owner, the tombstones were found in the soil of the vegetable garden, and there are more tombstones inside the garden itself.
Date of oldest tombstone
1733
Date of newest tombstone
1740
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview