Onut Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Chernivtsi
District
Zastavna
Settlement
Onut
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn onto the dirt road opposite the Village Council at 43, Golovna Street. Proceed for 300 metres to the top of the hill. The cemetery is located in the woods.
GPS coordinates
48.5711, 26.04892
Perimeter length
230 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1856
Date of newest tombstone
1930s
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1850s and was operating until WWII.

There is no information available about the Jewish community in Onut.

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