Nyirbeltek Jewish Cemetery
The Jewish cemetery is located on Kossuth Lajos Street. It is not numbered, it is located across from the municipal cemetery.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
There is a metal net and barbed wire fence, around 2 metres high.
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well kept.
Number of existing gravestones
3 standing, 9 bases.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Preserved construction on site
The Jewish cemetery of Nyírbéltek was established as early as 1870, since it appears on the cadastral map of that year. The latest tombstone found in the cemetery was erected in 1942. The cemetery has been fenced.
In 1840, 17 Jews lived in the village, later increasing to 108 in 1880, and 128 by 1930. According to the Yad Vashem database, about 150 Jews from Nyírbéltek were murdered in the Holocaust.