Vasyl’kiv New Jewish Сemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Vasyl'kiv
Settlement
Vasyl'kiv
Site address
Vasyl'kiv New Jewish Сemetery
GPS coordinates
50.188136, 30.333090
Perimeter length
210 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Concrete panelled fencing with metal gates, installed by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown with bushes and tall grass. Clearance is required.
Number of existing gravestones
About 200
Date of oldest tombstone
1926
Date of newest tombstone
Still operational.
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, the oldest tombstone is dated to the early 20th century, so it can be assumed it was constructed in that period. The cemetery is not marked on old maps. The wall was erected by the ESJF in August 2015.