Zalishchyky Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ternopyl
District
Zalishchyky
Settlement
Zalishchyky
Site address
Zalishchyky Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.64350, 25.72702
Perimeter length
556 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery was demolished. Its northern and eastern parts are partly overbuilt. The other parts of the site are wastelands. Remnants of gravestones were returned to the site. The site requires fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
100
Date of oldest tombstone
1844 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1855 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Presumably, the cemetery was established in the early 19th century. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid-19th century.