Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Bender New Jewish Cemetery

Historical map :
Bender New Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
Transnistria
Settlement:
Bender
Site Address:
Zagorodnaya Street.
GPS coordinates:
46.8098298,29.4634216
Perimeter length:
835 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 2-2.5 metre tall brick wall.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones:
7000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1913
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2010s
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Ohel
Mass Graves on Site:
Yes. There are several mass graves of victims of the Holocaust and the 1917 pogrom.
Drone surveys:
No. The site is located in a restricted zone.

The New Jewish Cemetery in Bender was founded at the beginning of the 20th century, and can be found marked on a map of the region from the 1910s. The cemetery is still in use, and was surveyed in 2015 by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.