Mukachevo New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Site address
The cemetery is located at the southeast exit from Mukachevo in the direction of Khust, behind the Christian cemetery near 19 Masarika Street (formerly Matrosova Street).
GPS coordinates
48.435930, 22.759606
Perimeter length
584 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete and masonry fence with a metal gate.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is clear and well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition. No specific work is required.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 800
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Still in use
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The site contains an ohel dedicated to Rabbi Haim Elezer (died 1936), Ester (died 1929), and Rabbi Tsvi (died 1914), author of the “Darkhei tshuva” sefer, son of Shloma Shapiro.
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Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest tombstone dates to the mid 19th century, but according to locals it was founded in the mid 20th century, the oldest tombstones having been transferred from the old cemetery. It could not be found marked on old maps of the region.

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