Kosice Orthodox New Jewish Cemetery
The Orthodox Jewish cemetery is located adjacent to the Neologist cemetery and to the Christian municipal cemetery on Rastislavova Street.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The site is surrounded by a 2 metre tall brick wall. The gate was stolen. The site can be accessed via the Neologist cemetery.
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is still in use and as such is well-maintained. No restoration works took place on tombstones during the visit.
Number of existing gravestones
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Beit-tahara and 6 ohel-like buildings.
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It is not marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest tombstone dates to 1900, the cemetery most likely existed since at least the late 19th century.