Zhashkiv New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Zhashkiv
Settlement
Zhashkiv
Site address
Zhashkiv New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.25763, 30.10331
Perimeter length
188 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
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery's new section is clear and fenced, but the older part is more or less entirely demolished, severely overgrown, and derelict. Clearance and fencing is required for the entire cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
78
Date of oldest tombstone
1927
Date of newest tombstone
1985
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. The oldest tombstone is dated to the early 20th century, so it can be assumed the cemetery was founded in that era. It presumably appears on a German map of the region from 1941.

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