Bessarabia / Moldova Jewish Cemeteries 4/30/2019 Yefim Kogan yefimk@verizon.net
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  Town Uezd (1900) Current region/country (2014) Street Address/ village Time frame Cemetery ID # of records uploaded # of Unknown Tombstones # of photographs When was last update Status Plans for indexing/Photographing Sources   Final Cemetery Report with information about the cemetery, photos, maps, etc
1 Alexăndreni Beltsy Moldova close to the intersection (bridge) of route 265 and the rail tracks   MOLD-07239 48 11 47 12/27/2016 Phase 1 is completed There is going to be another section photographed (1) Size: 0.72 ha; # of graves: 363; (4)-1500sq.m., 700 graves, oldest from 18c   http://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/Aleksandreni/AleksandreniCemeteryReport.pdf
2 Artsyz Akkerman Odessa-Ukraine 46 Ordzhonikidze Street   UKR-07533 107 241 76 7/31/2017 Completed   (6) 100-500 gravestones, from 1882-20c   http://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/Artcyz/ArtcyzCemeteryReport.pdf
3 Baimaclia (Baymakliya) Izmail Moldova                 Cemetery was not found yet.It may not exist anymore.      
4 Bălţi (Beltsy) Beltsy Moldova Artema street   MOLD-04011 Phase1,2, 3, 4, 5: 4432 64 Phase1, 3: 3568 August, 2017 Phase1, 2, 3, 4, 5 are done Phase 6 will be done in 2018 (2) Size: 800.000 sq. m.; # of graves: 25.000; dated from 19 c; (4)-100 ha, more than 20,000 graves   http://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/Beltsi/BeltsiCemeteryReport.pdf
5 Basarabeasca (Romanovka) Bendery Moldova New Section   MOLD-06630 308 61 257 4/29/2016 Completed   (4)-20,000 sq.m., 5000 graves, from 18c; (5) Map #31-7   http://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/bessarabka/BessarabkaNewCemetery.pdf
6 Basarabeasca (Romanovka) Bendery Moldova Old Section   MOLD-07334 96 673 95   Completed     http://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/bessarabka/BessarabkaOldCemetery.pdf
7 Bender (Bendery, Tighina) Bendery Transnistria-Moldova 42 Zagorodnaya Street From 1909 to current MOLD-04106 5110 872 5402 1/13/2013 Completed   (3) 3.5 hektar or 8.6 acre; (4)-over 5,000 graves, earliest form 1913   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Bendery/BenderyCemeteryReport.pdf
8 Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyy (Akkerman) Akkerman Odessa-Ukraine Lazo Street   UKR-07816 1284 847 1242   Completed   at the Google map   https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/akkerman/AkkermanCemeteryReport.pdf
9 Bolgrad Izmail Odessa-Ukraine near Zavodskaya street, south part of the town   MOLD-07483 130 2 120   Completed   from website: http://www.vosizneias.com/15408/2008/04/28/bolgrad-ukraine-vandals-strike-jewish/   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/bolgrad/BolgradCemeteryReport.pdf
10 Briceni (Brichany) Khotin Moldova     MOLD-04194 2,537 143 2,360 2/29/2016 Phase 2 completed. Clearting path project was done and there will be another 1,500+ tombstones indexed and put to JOWBR (2) Size: 10.000 sq. m.; # of graves: 5.000; dated from 19 c; (4)-5000sq.m., about 500 graves, from 18c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Briceni/BriceniCemetery.pdf
11 Briceva (Bricheva) Soroki Moldova     MOLD-04826 128 255 128 11/29/2016 Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/bricheva/BrichevaCemeteryReport.pdf
12 Cahul (Kagul) Izmail Moldova     MOLD-05490 241 112 219 3/26/2015 Completed   (4)-10,000sq.m., 1,500 graves, earliest from 19c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Cahul/CahulCemeteryReport.pdf
13 Călăraşi (Kalarash, Tuzora) Orgeev Moldova Donich str.   MOLD-03385 503   503 12/19/2010 Completed   (2) Size: 60.000 sq. m.; # of graves: 5.000; dated from 19 c; (4) 60,000 sq.m., 500 graves, oldest from 19c    
14 Camenka (Kamenka) Olgopol, Podolia Transnistria-Moldova     MOLD-06465 484 360 482   Completed   (4)-15,000sq.m., about 5,000 graves, oldest from 18c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/camenca/CamencaCemetery.pdf
15 Capreshti Soroki Moldova     MOLD-06401 88 20 84 12/28/2015 Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Capresti/CaprestiCemetery.pdf
16 Ceadyr-Lunga (Chedyr-Lunga), Moldova Akkerman Moldova Sergey Lazo Street   MOLD-05491 73 19 69 January, 2015 Completed   (1) Size: 0.12 ha; # of graves: 50; 5,000sq.m., 500 graves, oldest from early 20c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Chadyr-Lunga/Chadyr-LungaCemeteryReport.pdf
17 Chinisheutsy Orgeev Moldova     MOLD-06117 3 35 3 September, 2015 Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Chinisheutsi/ChinisheutsiCemetery.pdf
18 Cimişlia (Chimishliya) Bendery Moldova Zoya Kosmodeminaskaya Street   MOLD-04621 131 276 119 6/14/2014 Completed   (1) Size: 0.5 ha; # of graves: 300;(4) 2000 sq.m., about 200 graves, oldest from 19c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Chimishliya/ChimishliyaReport.pdf
19 Comrat (Komrat), Moldova Izmail Moldova     MOLD-05492 43 8 43 2/28/2015 Completed   (4) 1,000 sq.m., about 5o graves, oldest from 19c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Comrat/ComratCemeteryReport.pdf
20 Dubăsari (Dubossary) Tiraspol, Kherson Transnistria-Moldova New Section   MOLD-04765 235 15 222 6/14/2014 Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Dubossary/DubossaryCemeteryNewReport.pdf
21 Dubossary (Dubăsari) Tiraspol, Kherson Transnistria-Moldova Old Section   MOLD-06823 149 46 149 9/30/2016 Completed   (5) On Map 29-7; (4) 30,000 sq.m., 500 graves   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Dubossary/DubossaryCemeteryOldReport.pdf
22 Dumbroveni Soroki Moldova     MOLD-06619 4   1 3/27/2016 Completed   One standing monument and several toppled down (from Maury Kitces).   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Dombroveni/DombroveniCemetery.pdf
23 Dumbrăviţa (Dumbrovitsa) / Vadu-lui-Vlad colony Beltsy Moldova                 Part of the cemetery was photographed. (1) Size: 0.1 ha; # of graves: 200    
24 Edineţ (Edinets) Khotin Moldova     MOLD-00912 423   423 5/1/2006 Some part is done. Need to check if all graves were indexed and photographed (5) Exists on the map 27-5    
25 Făleşti (Faleshty) Beltsy Moldova Old Jewish Cemetery   MOLD-07335 301 121 256   Completed   (1) Size: 1 ha; # of graves: 200; (5) exist on the map 28-6; (4) 60,000 sq.m., 5000 graves, oldes from 19 c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Falesti/FalestiOldCemetery.pdf
26 Făleşti (Faleshty) Beltsy Moldova New Jewish Cemetery   MOLD-06747 97   88 5/31/2016 Completed   (4) from 1970s, 7.500 sq.m., 500 graves   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Falesti/FalestiNewCemetery.pdf
27 Floreşti (Floreshty) Beltsy Moldova     MOLD-07240 341 37 326   Completed   (1) Size: 2 ha; # of graves: 150; (4) 7,500 sq.m., 1500 graves, eldest from 19 c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/floresti/FlorestiCemetery.pdf
28 Gherşunovca (Gershunovka) Balta, Podolia Rybnitsa, Transnistria-Moldova                 Plan to photograph in 2017-18.Cemetery was not found yet (2018) (4) 10,000 sq.m., 500 graves, oldest from 19c    
29 Grigoriopol Tiraspol, Kherson Transnistria-Moldova Krasnogorka, north of G.   MOLD-06402 73 30 72 12/28/2015 Completed   (4) 100 graves   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Grigoriopol/GrigoriopolCemetery.pdf
30 HÓnceşti (Gancheshty, Kotovsk) Kishinev Moldova Mira Street   MOLD-06631 222 12 160 4/29/2016 Completed   (4) 40,000 sq.m., 500 graves, oldest from 19c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/hincesti/HincestiCemetery.pdf
31 Ismail (Izmail) Izmail Odessa-Ukraine Telmana Street 3A   UKR-06118 688 37 644 September, 2015 Completed   (6) 100-5-- tombstones, from 1835   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Ismail/IsmailCemetery.pdf
32 Khotyn (Khotin) Khotin Chernivtsi-Ukraine     UKR-02839 2693   2693 1/7/2010 Completed        
33 Kiliya Izmail Odessa-Ukraine     UKR-01872 314 241 295 6/14/2007 Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Kiliya/Kiliya_Cemetery_Project_Report.pdf
34 Kishinev Kishinev Moldova Jewish Cemetery, Skulyanka, 1 Milano str.   MOLD-07241 2858 84 2600     Sector 2 and 4 were completed, sector 5 was photographed an dalso photographing is started in Sector 3 (1) Size: 3.2 ha; # of graves: 3,800. (2) Size: 1,000,000 sq. m.; # of graves: 23,430; dated from 19 c; (5) Map 29-7; (4)   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Kishinev/KishinevJewishCemeteryReport.pdf
35 Kishinev Kishinev Moldova Town Cemetery, Doyna   MOLD-05100 9630 10 9333   Completed Some graves are put in mixed sectors - these are not done yet. (1) Size: 4.8 ha; # of graves: 5,600   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Kishinev/KishinevDoynaReport.pdf
36 Klishkivtsi Khotin Chernivtsi-Ukraine Old Cemetery               Plan to photograph in 2018-19      
37 Klishkivtsi Khotin Chernivtsi-Ukraine New Cemetery               Plan to photograph in 2018-19      
38 Lăpuşna (Lapushna) Kishinev Moldova                   (1) Size: 0.5 ha; # of graves: 50    
39 Leova (Leovo) Izmail Moldova     MOLD-06824 353 343 289   Completed Photographing is done, except some stones without access. (1) Size: 13 ha; # of graves: 2,250; (4) 1,500 sq.m., 1,000 graves, oldest from 17c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Leovo/LeovoCemetery.pdf
40 Lipcani (Lipkany) Khotin Moldova     MOLD-03783 1879 567 1806 Phase 1 - 6/12/2012; Phase2-1/30/2017; Phase3 - 2/28/2017 Completed   (1) Size: 1ha; # of graves: 280. (2) Size: 10,000 sq. m.; # of graves: 1,000; dated from 19 c; (4) 10,000 sq.m., 100 graves stil visiable, oldest from 18c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/lipkani/LipkaniCemeteryReport.pdf
41 Lyublin (Nemirovka) Soroki Moldova     MOLD-06466 1 1 1   Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/lyublin/LyublinCemetery.pdf
42 Mărculeşti (Markuleshty) Soroki Moldova     MOLD-06748 208 484 204   Completed   (1) Size: 1.2 ha; # of graves: 130; (4) 5,000 sq.m., 1,500 graves, earliest frm 18c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/marculesti/MarculestiCemetery.pdf
43 Mykolaivka-Novorosiys'ka (Bayramcha, Nikolayevka-Novorossiyskaya) Akkerman Odessa-Ukraine                 Cemetery was not found yet.Maybe it is not exist anymore! (6), 101-500 (8)    
44 Nisporeni (Nisporeny) Kishinev Moldova vil. Varzaresti   MOLD- 173 264 170   Completed   (1) Size: 0.72 ha; # of graves: 100. (2) Size: 20,000 sq. m.; # of graves: 600; dated from 19 c; (4) 20,000 sq.m., 100 graves, earliest from 19c   https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/nisporeni/NisporeniCemetery.pdf                        
45 Novoselitsa Khotin Chernivtsi-Ukraine     MOLD-08147 992 47 772   Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/novoselitsa/NovoselitsaCemeteryReport.pdf                        
46 Olaneshty Akkerman Moldova                 Will be indexed and processed in May, 2019 Almost detroyed cemetery, found by Sergei Daniliuk in March, 2019                                    
47 Ocniţa (Oknitsa) Soroki Moldova                   (1) Size: 1.9 ha; # of graves: 200    
48 Orhei (Orgeev) Orgeev Moldova Uniria str.   MOLD-02279 4278   2695 12/29/2008 Completed   (1) Size: 3.0ha; # of graves: 700. (2) Size: 400,000 sq. m.; # of graves: 15,000; dated from 18 c; (4) 400,000 sq.m, 3,500 graves, earliest from 17c   http://data.jewishgen.org/imagedata/jowbr/MOLD-02279/orhei.html
49 Otaki (Ataki) Soroki Moldova vil. Volchinets From 18c MOLD-07548 2203 258 1733 October, 2017 Completed There are sections not yet photographed with 1000-1200 graves.Need clearing work before photographing (2) 160.000sq.m.; # of graves: 3.500; from 19 c; (4) 160,000 sq.m., 500 graves, oldest from 19c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/otaci/OtaciCemeteryReport.pdf
50 Prodaneshti-Vek (Prodaneshty) Soroki Moldova                   (4) 500 graves, earliest from 19c    
51 Raşcov (Rashkov) Olgopol, Podolia Kamenka, Transnistria-Moldova     MOLD-06620 1451 213 1443 February, 2018 Completed   (4) 20,000 sq.m., 5,000 graves, from 18-20c.It is possible that Rashkov and Vadul-Rashkov had ONE cemetery.   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/rashkov/RashkovCemetery.pdf
52 Raşcov (Rashkov) Olgopol, Podolia Kamenka, Transnistria-Moldova Old Cemetery, in town   MOLD-07549 390 308 384 September, 2017 Completed       https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/rashkov/RashkovOldCemetery.pdf
53 Reni Odessa oblast Ukraine Stepovaya St. 21 18-19c UKR- 263 241 263 January, 2019 Completed   (8) 101-500, in use   https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/reni/ReniCemeteryReport.pdf                        
54 Rezina Orgeev Moldova Old cemetery, Pakiya str., close to Rd R13 andthe bridge over Dniester River   MOLD-07242 65 25 65   Completed There are might be graves not accesable and will be photographed after restoration project. (1) Size: 0.6 ha; # of graves: 200; (4) 500 graves   https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/rezina/RezinaOldCemeteryReport.pdf
55 Rezina Orgeev Moldova New cemetery, Matrosov street   MOLD-06279 148 3 139 November, 2015 Completed   (4) frp, 1950s, 1.500 sq.m., 300 graves   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Rezina/RezinaNewCemeteryReport.pdf
56 RÓbniţa (Rybnitsa) Balta, Podolia Transnistria-Moldova New Cemetery   MOLD-06062 825 1 825 August, 2015 Completed   (1) Size: 0.8 ha; # of graves: 420; (4)16,000 sq.m., 5,000 graves. Oldest from 18c; on Google Map (Old Jewish Cemetery).   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Rybnitsa/RybnitsaNewCemetery.pdf
57 RÓbniţa (Rybnitsa) Balta, Podolia Transnistria-Moldova Old Cemetery, Dalnyaya str., Neudobia district   MOLD-07227 846 75 765 November, 2015 Completed     http://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/rybnitsa/RybnitsaOldCemeteryReport.pdf
58 RÓşcani (Ryshkany) Beltsy Moldova                 Plan to photograph in 2017-18 (1) Size: 0.4 ha; # of graves: 190 (5) Exists on map 27-6    
59 Sarata Akkerman Ukraine Part of the town cemetery. Jewish cemetery was destroyed!   UKR-07243 16   11 June, 2017 Completed   (8) 1-20, possible there are more than 1 place where Jews buried   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Sarata/SarataCemeteryReport.pdf
60 Sculeni (Skulyany) Beltsy Moldova     MOLD-06131 24   13 October, 2015 Completed   (5) Exists at the map 29-6   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Sculeni/SculeniCemeteryReport.pdf
61 Sholdaneshty Orgeev Moldova                   (1) Size: 1.6 ha; # of graves: 250    
62 Slobozia (Slobodzeya) Tiraspol, Kherson Transnistria-Moldova                 Plan to photograph in 2018-19.Cemetery was not found yet.      
63 Sokyryany (Sekureny) Khotin Chernivtsi-Ukraine     UKR-02766 446   445 7/10/2011 Completed        
64 Soroca (Soroki) Soroki Moldova New Cemetery   MOLD-03664 3109 154 1332 October, 2015 Completed   (1) Size: 3 ha; # of graves: 500; (4) 1500,00 sq.m., 20,000 graves, from 18c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Soroki/SorokiNewCemeteryReport.pdf
65 Soroca (Soroki) Soroki Moldova Old Cemetery   MOLD-04340 914   914 12/13/2013 Completed       http://data.jewishgen.org/IMAGEDATA/JOWBR/MOLD-03664/Soroca.html
66 Străşeni (Strasheny) Kishinev Moldova M. Eminescu Street, between 110 and 176 houses   MOLD-06825 12   11 11/30/2016 Completed   (1) Size: 1 ha; # of graves: 150   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/straseni/StraseniCemeteryReport.pdf
67 Tarakliya Izmail Moldova                 It is not clear yet if there is anything left at the cemetery (1) Size: 0.9 ha; # of graves: 100    
68 Tarutine (Tarutino) Akkerman Odessa-Ukraine     UKR-01873 109   109 3/6/2007 Completed        
69 Tatarbunar (Tatarbunary) Akkerman Odessa-Ukraine Kievskaya street   UKR-07244 1   1   Completed   (6) not clear if any gravestones are still standing.Mass Graves   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/tatarbunar/TatarbunarCemeteryReport.pdf
70 Teleneşti (Teleneshty) Orgeev Moldova Old Jewish Cemetery, Kantemir str.   MOLD-00911 911   911 5/1/2006 Completed   (1) Size: 12 ha; # of graves: 500; (4) 40,000 sq.m.    
71 Teleneşti (Teleneshty) Orgeev Moldova New Jewish Cemetery                 (4) 150,000 sq.m., 500 graves, oldest from 19c    
72 Tiraspol Tiraspol, Kherson Transnistria-Moldova Jewish cemetery   MOLD-03644 2306 73 2103 2014 Completed   (1) Size: 3.4 ha; # of graves: 2,800; (4) 2,000 graves, from 19-20 c   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Tiraspol/TiraspolJewishCemetery.pdf
73 Tiraspol Tiraspol, Kherson Transnistria-Moldova "Dalnee" cemetery   MOLD-06063 880 77 844 August, 2015 Completed       http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Tiraspol/TiraspolDalneeCemetery.pdf
74 Ungheni(Ungeny) Beltsy Moldova     MOLD-06280 347 7 254 November, 2015 Completed   (1) Size: 1.5 ha; # of graves: 200; (4)-very good; (4) 100 graves, 2,400 sq.m.   http://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/Ungheni/UngheniCemeteryReport.pdf
75 Vadul-Rashkov Soroki Moldova In south part of town   MOLD-07996 862 454 860 October, 2018 Completed Very old cemetery. On a web site. On Facebook. A research group from Kishinev is photographing all the tombstones; Google   https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/vadulrashkov/VadulRashkovCemetery.pdf
76 Vertiujeni (Vertyzheni) Soroki Moldova                   (5) Exists on the map 27-7; (4) 500 graves    
77 Volontirovka Akkerman Moldova In West part of town     4   4 Apr-19 Completed Cemetery is practically destroyed     https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/volontirovka/VolontirovkaCemeteryReport.pdf                        
78 Yaloveny Kishinev Moldova                   (1) Size: 0.5 ha; # of graves: 50    
79 Zguriţa (Zguritsa) Soroki Moldova   From 18c               (2) Size: 2,000 sq. m.; # of graves: 1,200; dated from 19 c(5) Exists on map 27-6; (4) 2,000 sq.m., 1,000 graves, some from 18c; (5) on the map 27-6    
Sources: (1) Partial List of Cemeteries from Moldova, 1990s List
(2) Jewish Memory http://www.jewishmemory.md/en/category/cemeteries/
(3) Other sources: Books, burial registry
(4) Jewish Heritage Sites and Monuments in Moldova http://www.heritageabroad.gov/Portals/0/Bilateral%20Agreements/Moldova_Report_FINAL.pdf?ver=2017-02-24-221622-197
(5) Maps of Russian Empire from 1846-1863
(6) International Jewish Cemetery Project
(7) Websites, Facebook
(8) JEWISH CEMETERIES, SYNAGOGUES, AND MASS GRAVE SITES IN UKRAINE http://www.heritageabroad.gov/Portals/0/Bilateral%20Agreements/survey_ukraine_2005.pdf?ver=2017-02-24-224413-560
As of January 2017 there are 77 cemeteries in the Bessarabia-Moldova region
and 54 were already indexed, and some photographed.
52,000 + records are available at JOWBR.