Kaniv Jewish Cemetery
From Kyivs'ka Street, opposite the "Avias Plus" filling station, turn South-East and drive 230 meters beyond the barrier.
413 metres. Modern perimeter is accurate. According to the old maps the perimeter was much bigger to the north-west (for about 250 meters).
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery has a fence installed in October 2015 by ESJF, is a tall concrete wall with metal gates which have no lock. One section of the wall was damaged by a fallen tree.
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The majority of the cemetery is wall maintained, although some areas are slightly overgrown. It seems the local government attempted to clear the vegetation with fire, as there are many burned pine trees around the site, one of which fell on the wall.
Number of existing gravestones
54. The majority of the tombstones are new. There are some fenced graves lacking tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Preserved construction on site
The exact date of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. The oldest tombstone dates to the early 20th century. It can first be found marked on Russian and German maps from 1941. The cemetery was fenced by ESJF in July 2015.