Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Perehins'ke Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Perehins'ke Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Perehins'ke Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Rozhniativ
Settlement:
Perehins'ke
Site Address:
The cemetery is located adjacent to 6, Lysenko Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.82353,24.2029
Perimeter length:
108 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. Three sides of the cemetery are surrounded by an old metal mesh fence of one-metre height, and the western side is surrounded by remnants of a wooden fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones:
29. Many old gravestones are lying face down, so it should be lifted and cleared for exact dating.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1864 (only one dated found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low. Requires re-fencing.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Presumably, there are remnants of a stone table from a beit-tahara.
Drone surveys:
Yes
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on Polish maps of 1939. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid-19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery already existed during that period.