Rhodes New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
South Aegean
District
Rhodes
Settlement
Rhodes
Site address
Rhodes New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
36.42765, 28.22936
Perimeter length
465 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
The cemetery is in excellent condition. It is maintained and under the constant care of the Jewish community. There is a separate section for the reburials from the Rhodes Old Jewish cemetery and the graves of rabbis.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 1,500. Around 1,300 these graves were reburied from the Rhodes Old Jewish cemetery in 1938.
Date of oldest tombstone
1938. The oldest tombstone, which was brought from the Rhodes Old Jewish cemetery, dates from 1593.
Date of newest tombstone
2015
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a beit-tahara, a museum, and a memorial to Holocaust victims on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

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