Shepetivka Jewish section on municipal cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Shepetivka
Settlement
Shepetivka
Site address
Shepetivka Jewish Section on Municipal Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.15884,27.05561
Perimeter length
186 metres. The perimeter is approximate. It includes a few Christian graves, and a few Jewish graves in the adjoining section are not included.
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The Jewish section is well-maintained. The local authorities hired a caretaker.
Number of existing gravestones
280. Christians were buried on the Jewish sections because of interfaith marriages.
Date of oldest tombstone
1974
Date of newest tombstone
2017
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

According to IAJGS, the cemetery was established in 1945, but according to locals, it was established in the 1970s. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the second half of the 20th century. There are a few gravestones of the WWII time. Presumably, it was reconstructed. The Jewish section of the municipal cemetery is still operating.