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Kosice Orthodox New Jewish Cemetery
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Site Address:The Orthodox Jewish cemetery is located adjacent to the Neologist cemetery and to the Christian municipal cemetery on Rastislavova Street.
GPS coordinates:48.692791, 21.255768
Perimeter length:483 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:No
Type and height of existing fence:Type of the fence. The site is surrounded by a 2 metre tall brick wall.
General Site Condition:Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is still in use and as such is well-maintained. No restoration works took place on tombstones during the visit.
Number of existing gravestones:Over 1,200
Date of Oldest Tombstone:1900
Date of Newest Tombstone:1945
Urgency of erecting a fence:Fence is not needed. Gate is needed.
Land Ownership:Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:Beit-tahara and 6 ohel-like buildings.
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It is not marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest tombstone dates to 1900, the cemetery most likely existed since at least the late 19th century.