Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Nadvirna Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Nadvirna Jewish Cemetery
Nadvirna Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Nadvirna Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Nadvirna
Settlement:
Nadvirna
Site Address:
The cemetery is located opposite the house at 23, Vyzvolennya Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.63652, 24.57667
Perimeter length:
631 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is partly fenced. Its western side is surrounded by a concrete fence of 1.2 metres height.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. Industrial buildings were built over its southern part.
Number of existing gravestones:
400
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1826
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
There are two ohels on the cemetery, constructed by the Ohaley Tsadikim union. One is dedicated to Rabbi Isakhar Ber of Nadvirna (died in 1848), Rabbanit (the name is erased) (died in 1878), Rachel (died in 1886), and Rabbanit (the name is erased) (died in 1932). The other is dedicated to Admor and Magid Tsvi Hirsh of Nadvirna (died in 1802), an author of Sefer Tsemakh hey LeTsvi, and Rabbi Moshe Yehiel Mikhl (died in 1859).
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. The oldest gravestone relates to the first half of the 19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery already existed during that period. First, it appears on cadastral maps in 1847 and, later, in the 1880s, on an Austrian map.