Univ Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Lviv
District
Peremyshliany
Settlement
Univ
Site address
Univ Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.70132, 24.56322
Perimeter length
96 metres
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
Number of existing gravestones
5 tombstones (some are broken).
Date of oldest tombstone
1914
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Other
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Information on the cemetery’s establishment is not known. Presumably, the cemetery was operating from the end of 19th until the early 20th century. It can be supposed that it was partially demolished after WWII. Little is known about the Jewish community of Univ. In 1880, 71 Jews were residing in Univ. The family of the Polish-American theoretical chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Roald Hoffmann, escaped here during the Holocaust. There is information about the righteous Gentile of Univ, Mykola Dyuk, who hid Jews during the Nazi occupation.