Zabolotiv Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Site address
The cemetery is located adjacent to 2, Pidval'na Street.
GPS coordinates
48.46901, 25.28817
Perimeter length
420 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a metal mesh fence with concrete sections of 1.5 metres height with metal gates installed in September 2017 by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
200. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones. The cemetery should be cleared for exact dating.
Date of oldest tombstone
1848 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1923 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel dedicated to Rabbi Menahem Mendil (died in 1891), his daughter Gitl (died in 1923), his wife Rabbanit Pesil-Leah, and family of Rabbi David (died in 1848), a son of Menahem Mendil of Kosiv, his son Rabbi Yaakov and his wife Rabbanith Frida (died in 1894).There is one more tsiyun outside the ohel, presumably, dedicated to a child (the name is erased) (died in 1850).
Drone surveys

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest gravestone relates to the mid 19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. It was not marked on old maps. The cemetery was fenced by ESJF in Sepmenber 2017.

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