Ivano-Frankivsk New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Site address
The cemetery is located opposite the house at 50, Linkavs'koho Street.
GPS coordinates
48.91630, 24.68314
Perimeter length
784 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a stone wall of two metres height with metal gates, erect by the Hungarian evangelical fellowship.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The western part of the cemetery is severely overgrown. The central part is well-maintained. There are a few haystacks on the cemetery. The fence is broken.
Number of existing gravestones
Arround 4000. Most of the preserved gravestones are pilled in the eastern part of the cemetery. There are many memorials dedicated to the people buried in a mass grave.
Date of oldest tombstone
1906 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1965 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel dedicated to Admor Haim of Otyniya (died in 1932), an author of Nimukey Haim and Tal Haim. There are 3 tsiyunim dedicated to Rotse (killed in 1942), a daughter of Rabbi Tsvi Hirsh of Kretshnif, Nisan Haim (killed in 1945), Haim, a son of Rabbi Mordekhai of Nadvirna, and his wife Gitl (died in 1942). All of them were buried in a mass grave.
Drone surveys

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the early 20th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. First, it appears on maps of 1930 and later on maps of 1940.