Shepetivka New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Shepetivka
Settlement
Shepetivka
Site address
Shepetivka New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.16361,27.06888
Perimeter length
441 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
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. Several gravestones are buried in the ground or covered in vegetation. Some graves are maintained by the relatives.
Number of existing gravestones
About 2000. Excess vegetation does not allow to establish the exact number of tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1890 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1994 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The new cemetery was established in 1928. It was not marked on old maps. A few dozens of gravestones were moved from the old cemetery when it was demolished. The cemetery was operating after WWII.