Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Teleneshti New Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Teleneshti New Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Teleneshti New Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Teleneshti
Settlement:
Teleneshti
Site Address:
The cemetery is located at the crossroad of L288 and Solits Street.
GPS coordinates:
47.5049, 28.34424
Perimeter length:
480 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 1.2 metre tall metal fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. Abandoned.
Number of existing gravestones:
Approximately 1000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1900s
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1980s
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Traces of Vandalism:
Yes, there are multiple broken matzevot.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
No

The Teleneshti Jewish Cemetery was most likely established at the end of the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1900s. The cemetery remained in use after WWII, with the latest preserved gravestone dating to the 1980s.