Bialystok New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Podlaskie Voivodeship
Site address
The cemetery is located opposite 36, Wschodnia Street.
GPS coordinates
53.1502579, 23.1959152
Perimeter length
1520 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
There is a brick wall about 1.6m high along Wschodnia Street, a metal mesh fence about 1.2m high along Tadeusza Boya-Żeleńskiego Street and a brick wall with metal mesh (around 2m high) between the Jewish and the Catholic cemetery.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
It is a well-preserved cemetery with a large number of tombstones. The northern part is covered with trees. Many tombstones are damaged, covered with moss and their inscriptions are not readable. A large amount of matzevot have been preserved, in situ and have readable inscriptions. Trashes in north-east part of the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
About 5000 tombstones and around 1000 fragments of tombstones have been preserved.
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
There is an ohel dedicated to Tzadik Chaim Herz Helpern, and there is also a monument erected before the Second World War, dedicated to the victims of the pogrom in 1906, when 90 Jews were killed.
Drone surveys

Historical overview