Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Yedinets Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Yedinets Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Yedinets Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Yedinets
Settlement:
Yedinets
Site Address:
101, Frunze Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.15474, 27.30975
Perimeter length:
725 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a stone fence ranging in height from 1.5-2 metres tall.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones:
1500-2000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1830s
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2010s
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Beit-tahara
Mass Graves on Site:
Yes. There are two mass graves, marked with a memorial plaque.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The Yedinets Jewish Cemetery was most likely founded in the 19th century. It can be found marked on maps of the region from 1868 and the 1900s, and, according to epigraphic data, already existed in the 1830s. The cemetery is still in use.