Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Lublin Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Lublin Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Soroka
Settlement:
Nimerevka
Site Address:
From Nimerevka, travel South-East through the fields for 3-4 kilometres, whereupon you will encounter a number of rocks and the cemetery site on the left.
GPS coordinates:
48.097725,28.499405
Perimeter length:
186 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is a derelict field.
Number of existing gravestones:
3. Fragments of broken matzevot were found.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1860s
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High. There is a significant threat of the site being appropriated for agricultural use.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Specific Threats:
There is a significant threat of the site being.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown, and it has not been found marked on any maps of the region. According to epigraphic data, the cemetery already existed by 1860. It was most likely in use until the early 20th century. After WWII, locals stole matzevot from the site. The cemetery was surveyed in 2015 by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.