Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Basarabeaska Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Basarabeaska Jewish Cemetery

Basarabeaska Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Basarabeaska Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Basarabeasca
Settlement:
Basarabeasca
Site Address:
188, Oktyabrskaya Street. From city hall, follow Karl Marx Street south for 1 kilometre. Turn right, then take the second right to Oktyabrskaya Street.
GPS coordinates:
46.32287 28.96769
Perimeter length:
560 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is fenced only on the side facing the street.
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones:
Approximately 1000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1850s
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2010s
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Beit-tahara
Mass Graves on Site:
Yes. There are mass graves, marked with memorial sign.
Specific Threats:
Horse grazing
Drone surveys:
Yes

The Jewish Cemetery in Basarabyaska was most likely established in the mid 19th century. It can be found on maps of the region from the 1870s. The cemetery is still in use.