Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Bender Old Jewish Cemetery

Historical map :
Bender Old Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
Transnistria
Settlement:
Bender
Site Address:
75 Sadovaya Street.
GPS coordinates:
46.8116399,29.4861284
Perimeter length:
1000 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The site is now occupied by sheds.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Private
Drone surveys:
No. The site is located in a restricted zone.

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, it can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1860s and 1910s. The cemetery was most likely in use until WWII and was subsequently demolished.