Zhvanets Old Jewish Cemetery
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 650 metres in the eastern direction from the gas station on the western end of Zhvanets’. Turn right, and proceed for about 300 metres. The cemetery is located in the fields at the end of the road.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. The cemetery site is used for cattle grazing.
Number of existing gravestones
12. The dated on the gravestones are unreadable. There are presumably around 20 more gravestones that are laying down on the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. In the IAJGS database it was mentioned, that according to locals, the old cemetery was operational until 1900. It can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in that period. It was not marked on old maps as the Jewish cemetery.