Troyits’ke Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Odessa
District
Lyubashivka
Settlement
Troyits'ke
Site address
Troyits'ke Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.64425, 30.27957
Perimeter length
257
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The site is now a wasteland and overgrown with grass. There are ​numbers of scattered stone fragments without inscriptions.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
There is a remnant of brick basement in the bushes which may have formerly been a beit-tahara or a caretaker's house.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The cemetery is marked on a Russian map of 1917. Presumably, it was ruined during WWII or shortly afterwards. A local man remembers that the gravestones were broken already in the 1950s.

There is not much information available about Troyits’ke. According to the census, the Jewish population numbered 587 (19% of the total population) in 1897. Under Soviet rule in the 1920s, a Jewish library and club were functioning. In 1939, the Jewish population was reduced to 220. Nazi troops occupied Troyits’ke on August 8, 1941. On September 27, 1941, 74 Jews were executed.