Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Horodenka New Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Horodenka New Jewish Cemetery
Perimeter map :
Horodenka New Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Horodenka
Settlement:
Horodenka
Site Address:
The cemetery is located opposite the house at 18, Kots'ubyns'koho Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.66780,25.51478
Perimeter length:
471 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The three sides of the cemetery are surrounded by a metal fence of 1.5 metres height, and its fourth side is surrounded by a metal mesh of the same height.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones:
200. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1900
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1938
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Medium. The old fencing is unsteady. It should be repaired or re-fenced.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Thre is an ohel dedicated to Rabbi Shmuel Abraham Aba of Horodenka, an author of a book Siftei Tzadik, a son of Rabbi Baruch of Vyzhnytsya (died in 1895).
Mass Graves on Site:
Yes. There is a marked mass grave on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It was not marked on old maps. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the late 19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period.