Voronovytsia New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Vinnytsia
Settlement
Voronovytsia
Site address
Voronovytsia New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.110737, 28.690753
Perimeter length
231 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. The cemetery is located on a slope, and is severely overgrown with trees, bushes, and tall grass. Some of the preserved tombstones are partially sunken in the ground. The site is abandoned, and borders agricultural land and private houses. Old trees still run around the perimeter, serving as a natural border. Clearance and fencing are required.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 70 (27 of them are new)
Date of oldest tombstone
The oldest found is dated 1939
Date of newest tombstone
2009
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The foundation was preserved at the entrance, maybe it was beit-tahara.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved gravestone dates to the mid 20th century it can be inferred the cemetery was founded in that era. The cemetery could not be found marked on old maps of the region.

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