Zhvanets New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Kam’yanets’-Podil’s’kyy
Settlement
Zhvanets’
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for one kilometre in the southern direction from the centre of the village along the Dnister river. The cemetery is located on the hill opposite the house with blue gates.
GPS coordinates
48.53075, 26.50504
Perimeter length
336 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
5. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to the IAJGS database, the new cemetery emerged in 1900 and was operational until 1943. It was not marked on old maps as a Jewish cemetery.

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