Kalush Jewish Cemetery
The cemetery is located opposite the school at 14, Bilasa i Danylyshyna Street.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is partly fenced by remnants of a metal fence on a concrete foundation.
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing. Sections of the fence are stolen or broken, re-fencing required.
Number of existing gravestones
1,000. It can be assumed that recent gravestones with marble nameplates were broken or stolen.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a locked ohel with two gravestones inside on the site. It is not known who holds the key.
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the 1700s, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the late 17th century or during the first year of the 18th century. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1860s. Later it was marked on the map of the 1880s.