Rad Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebišov
Settlement
Rad
Site address
Rad Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.458562, 21.864296
Perimeter length
208 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The Jewish cemetery site is well-maintained. A small road divides it into two sections. There are no tombstones on the majority of the site. They may have been destroyed or stolen. The section containing matzevot accounts for 10-15% of the site. The grass is mown across the entire cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
14
Date of oldest tombstone
1910 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1931
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given it is marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century.

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