Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Kapreshti Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Kapreshti Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Floresti
Settlement:
Prodanesti
Site Address:
The Kapreshti Jewish cemetery of is located to the north of Prodaneshti village. Heading along the main street of Kapreshti in the direction of Prodaneshti, take the second left after the local library and proceed for 440 metres. The cemetery is located on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates:
47.75001, 28.47799
Perimeter length:
493 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is abandoned and very overgrown in some parts. Two large plots of the cemetery have been seized and are being used as fields.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 500
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1889 (oldest tombstone found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1989
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is at high risk of destruction due to agricultural usage of it’s territory.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Specific Threats:
Two large plots of the cemetery are today being used as fields. The rest of the cemetery is at risk of destruction through agriculture usage.
Drone surveys:
Yes