Velykyy Bereznyy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Velykyy Bereznyy
Settlement
Velykyy Bereznyy
Site address
Velykyy Bereznyy Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.89267, 22.46541
Perimeter length
343 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
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is somewhat overgrown with bushes and tall grass. The fence is in a good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
358
Date of oldest tombstone
1810
Date of newest tombstone
1944
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There are two tiyuns, one dedicated to Rabbi Tsvi, son of Nahum Mordekhai Fraind (died 1944), the other to Rabbi Shalom Sofer, son of Rabbi Israel Efraim Fishel (died 1929).
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, given the dates on the preserved tombstones, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded in the early 19th century.