Site Address:1, Milano street.
GPS coordinates:47.03676, 28.7979 (gates)
Perimeter length:1400 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:No. The old part was demolished and overbuilt.
Type and height of existing fence:Type of the fence. There is a masonry wall, partially constructed from broken matzevot.
General Site Condition:Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The site has recently been cleaned up, and is in the process of restoration.
Number of existing gravestones:About 23,500 (23.430 counted in 2003)
Date of Oldest Tombstone:1903
Date of Newest Tombstone:2018
Urgency of erecting a fence:Fence is not needed. Already fenced.
Traces of Vandalism:Yes. By the end of 2018, the cemetery was not properly maintained. It was overgrown, with some traces of vandalism: numerous matzevot are broken (intentionally or otherwise), and there is graffiti, some of it Anti-Semitic.
Preserved Construction on Site:The site contains the ruins of Beit-Tahara
Specific Threats:The cemetery is listed as a nationally protected monument. Restoration is in process, with plans to create an open-air museum.
Drone surveys:No. Permission has not yet been granted. Once it has been, we will return to conduct the survey.