Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Berehove Old Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:


Historical map and perimeter:

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Zakarpattia
District:
Berehove
Settlement:
Berehove
Site Address:
The cemetery is located behind the houses 28 and 30 on Tomasha Mikhaya Street. To reach the cemetery, take the pathway between these houses.
GPS coordinates:
48.20895, 22.65636
Perimeter length:
502 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete and brick fence of two metres height with metal gates.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained. The western part of the site is used for private gardening.
Number of existing gravestones:
Over 2,000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1797
Date of Newest Tombstone:
Still operating
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Ohel, a bulding used as beit-tahara and caretaker's house
Drone surveys:
Yes

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1866, but the earliest preserved tombstone dates from the end of the 18th century.