Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Grigoriopol Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Grigoriopol Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
Transnistria
Settlement:
Grigoriopol
Site Address:
The cemetery can be found opposite 35 Pushkina Street.
GPS coordinates:
47.1371583,29.3115728
Perimeter length:
170 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 1.5 metre tall metal fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones:
Approximately 150
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1933
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2008
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed. The fence is in need of repair.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Specific Threats:
Tombstones have likely been stolen by neighbours to use as construction materials.
Drone surveys:
No. The area is restricted.

The Grigoriopol Jewish Cemetery was most likely established just prior to WWII and is still in use. In 2015, it was surveyed by Jeffrey D. Wexler of JewishGen.