Ryzhanivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Zvenyhorodka
Settlement
Ryzhanivka
Site address
Ryzhanivka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.09002,30.71527
Perimeter length
260 meters
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 cemetery is overgrown with bushes and tall grass. The site is home to two tall pillars which may be the remains of tombstones. The memorial is in need of restoration work.
Number of existing gravestones
3. None of the stones bear inscriptions.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial adorned with plaques which list the names of those buried in the cemetery. It was erected by the Krasnians'kyy family in 2000, in memory of their ancestors.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the cemetery can be found marked on German maps of the region from 1941, it can be inferred the cemetery already existed in that era.