Rybnitsa Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
Transnistria
District
Settlement
Rybnitsa Râbnița
Site address
Rybnitsa Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.7561487,28.996635
Perimeter length
400 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
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, well kept.
Number of existing gravestones
1000
Date of oldest tombstone
1900s
Date of newest tombstone
1970s
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Beit-tahara.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Old Rybnitsa Jewish Cemetery was most likely established at the end of the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1900s. The cemetery remained in use after WWII, with the most recent preserved gravestone dating to the 1970s. In 2016, it was surveyed by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.