Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Rashkov New Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Rashkov New Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
Transnistria
Settlement:
Rashkov Rașcov
Site Address:
The cemetery can be found opposite 113 Pokrovskaya Street.
GPS coordinates:
47.9236482,28.8301555
Perimeter length:
468 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is enclosed on three sides by a 1-1.5 metre tall stone wall.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. Overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones:
2000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1820s
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2004
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Beit-tahara
Specific Threats:
It appears part of the cemetery’s site is used as a vineyard.
Drone surveys:
No

The New Jewish Cemetery in Rashkov was most likely founded in the beginning of the 19th century. It remained in use after WWII, with the most recent preserved gravestone dating to the 2000s. In 2016, it was surveyed by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.