Bessarabia / Moldova Jewish Cemeteries 4/30/2021 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 5525 70 4693 July, 2020 Phases 1 - 6 are done Phases 7 and up will be worked in 2021, 2022 (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 3976 380 3790 2/29/2016 Completed Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 3 are all done. (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   (4) 500 graves, earliest from 19c   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     MOLD-08767 3 41 44 October, 2019 Completed   (1) Size: 0.1 ha; # of graves: 200   https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/valea-lui-vlad/Valea-lui-VladCemeteryReport.pdf
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 8,851 558 7,889     Sector 1, 2, 4 and 5 were completed, sectors 3 and 6 are in progress (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 2021-22      
37 Klishkivtsi Khotin Chernivtsi-Ukraine New Cemetery               Plan to photograph in 2021-22      
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 does not exist anymore! (6), 101-500 (8)    
44 Nisporeni (Nisporeny) Kishinev Moldova vil. Varzaresti   MOLD-08357 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                 Very few tombstones remained.Will be indexed at the end of 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 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
51 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
52 Reni Odessa oblast Ukraine Stepovaya St. 21 18-19c UKR-08430 263 241 263 January, 2019 Completed   (8) 101-500, in use   https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/cemetery/reni/ReniCemeteryReport.pdf                        
53 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
54 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
55 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
56 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
57 RÓşcani (Ryshkany) Beltsy Moldova                 Plan to photograph in 2022 (1) Size: 0.4 ha; # of graves: 190 (5) Exists on map 27-6    
58 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
59 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
60 Sholdaneshty Orgeev Moldova                   (1) Size: 1.6 ha; # of graves: 250    
61 Slobozia (Slobodzeya) Tiraspol, Kherson Transnistria-Moldova                 Plan to photograph in 2020-21.Cemetery was not found yet.      
62 Sokyryany (Sekureny) Khotin Chernivtsi-Ukraine     UKR-02766 446   445 7/10/2011 Completed        
63 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
64 Soroca (Soroki) Soroki Moldova Old Cemetery   MOLD-04340 914   914 12/13/2013 Completed       http://data.jewishgen.org/IMAGEDATA/JOWBR/MOLD-03664/Soroca.html
65 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
66 Tarakliya Izmail Moldova                 It is not clear yet if there is anything left at the cemetery (1) Size: 0.9 ha; # of graves: 100    
67 Tarutine (Tarutino) Akkerman Odessa-Ukraine     UKR-01873 109   109 3/6/2007 Completed        
68 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
69 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.    
70 Teleneşti (Teleneshty) Orgeev Moldova New Jewish Cemetery                 (4) 150,000 sq.m., 500 graves, oldest from 19c    
71 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
72 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
73 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
74 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
75 Vertiujeni (Vertyzheni) Soroki Moldova                   (5) Exists on the map 27-7; (4) 500 graves    
76 Volontirovka Akkerman Moldova In West part of town   MOLD-08445 4   4 Apr-19 Completed Cemetery is practically destroyed     https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/volontirovka/VolontirovkaCemeteryReport.pdf                        
77 Yaloveny Kishinev Moldova                   (1) Size: 0.5 ha; # of graves: 50    
78 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 2021 there are 78 cemeteries in the Bessarabia-Moldova region
and 62 were already indexed, and some photographed.
66,318 +records are available at JOWBR.