Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Dubasari New Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Dubasari New Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
Transnistria
Settlement:
Dubasari
Site Address:
The cemetery can be found opposite 18 Lomonosov Street.
GPS coordinates:
47.2777598,29.1447856
Perimeter length:
856 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fecne. The cemetery is partially surrounded by a stone wall 1.5-2 metres in height, and partially by a new metal fence around the same height.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is somewhat overgrown but otherwise well kept.
Number of existing gravestones:
Approximately 800. The gravestones are numbered.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1830s
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2016
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
No. Restricted area.

The exact period of the Dubasari cemetery’s foundation is unknown, but it can be found marked on a map of the region from the 1860s. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1820s. The cemetery is still in use, and was surveyed by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen in 2014.