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Huncovce New Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Presov
District:
Kežmarok
Settlement:
Huncovce
Site Address:
The cemetery is located at the end of Nova street.
GPS coordinates:
49.117584, 20.383380
Perimeter length:
289 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No. Estimated location only.
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. Yes, the cemetery is surrounded by a new concrete fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is well-maintained. No specific work is required.
Number of existing gravestones:
200
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
The site contains an Ohel dedicated to one Rabbi Samuel Rosenberg (? – 09/07/1919), erected on the 100th anniversary of his death. The Ohel contains two other tombstones, one belonging to Efraim Yehuda, the Rabbi’s only son, as well as his son-in-law Yehuda Horowitz (husband of the Rabbi’s only daughter Sarah).
Drone surveys:
Yes

The new cemetery was opened in the first half of the 19th century. According to the Jewish Gen Online Burial Registry (JOWBR), the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1833. The tombstones on the cemetery date to the 19th and 20th centuries. The site also contains an Ohel dedicated to one Rabbi Samuel Rosenberg (?-09/07/1919). The Ohel was erected on the 100th anniversary of his death.