Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Stoyaniv Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Stoyaniv Jewish Cemetery
Historical map:
Stoyaniv Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Lviv
District:
Radekhiv
Settlement:
Stoyaniv
Site Address:
The cemetery is located opposite the house at 30, Tarnavs'koho Street.
GPS coordinates:
50.37478,24.64911
Perimeter length:
269 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is partly fenced. Three sides of the cemetery are surrounded by an old metal fence of one-meter height.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
5
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1915 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1936 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Medium
Land Ownership:
State
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it was marked on the 3rd Austro-Hungarian military survey of the 1880s. Jews were present in Stoyaniv from 1629. Jews were engaged in trade and craft as well as wooden houses building. The Belz Hasidism dominated. In 1900, the Jewish population numbered 726 (15% of the total population). In the interwar period, the Zionist organizations were functioning. In the 1930s, antisemitism was spread among the locals. The Germans occupied Stoyaniv on June 24, 1941. On September 12, 1942, the Jewish population of Stoyaniv was deported to the Belzec death camp, and some Jews were murdered on the spot.