Yasynove Druhe Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Odessa
District
Podilsk
Settlement
Yasenove Druhe
Site address
Yasenove Druhe Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.89611, 30.00968
Perimeter length
359 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 abandoned. The territory is overgrown and is used for animal grazing.
Number of existing gravestones
44. There are many gravestones without inscriptions and a number of gravestone bases.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
1960
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Jewish cemetery of Yasenove Druhe is marked on a Russian topographic map of 1927. According to this map, it used to occupy a bigger plot, continuing​ to the territory of the Christian cemetery to the west. The cemetery was in use at least until 1960.

Little is known about Yasynove Jewish community. According to the census of 1897, 573 Jews (13% of the total population) resided here. In 1926, the Jewish population had grown to 610. Nazi forces occupied Yasynove in August 1941. In autumn, nearly 150 Jews were murdered. According to epigraphic data, there was a Jewish population in Yasenove Druhe after WWII at least until 1960s.

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