Rashkov Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
Kishinev
District
Settlement
Rashkov Rașcov
Site address
Rashkov Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.9414885,28.8430827
Perimeter length
245 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones
950
Date of oldest tombstone
1709
Date of newest tombstone
1840s
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, according to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1700s. The cemetery remained in use until the beginning of the 19th century, and was surveyed in 2016 by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen. It was catalogued by the “Sefer” Center in 2017.

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