Nyzhni Stanivtsi Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Nyzhni Stanivtsi
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn left onto Sadaova street on the crossroads of Nezalezhnosti and Sadova Street. Proceed for about 300 metres. The cemetery is located at the end of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.32018, 25.56219
Perimeter length
321 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence, constructed by ESJF in December 2018.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it was marked on an Austrian map of1880. Presumably, the cemetery was operating until WWII.

Little is known about the Jewish community life of Nyzhni Stanivtsi. Jews were present in Nyzhni Stanivtsi in the early 19th century. At that period, a synagogue existed. The Jews of Nyzhni Stanivtsi were engaged in wood trade and crafts. The population of the village suffered from the typhus epidemic during the WWI. The economy stagnated under the Romanian government from 1918 untill1940. The Soviet regime ruled the town for a short period. The German-Romanian forces occupied Nyzhni Stanivtsi in July 1941. During the occupation, 80 Jews were executed.