Obj. ID: 44966
Jewish Funerary Art Jewish cemetery in Tovste (Tłuste) - photos of 2019
To the main object: Jewish cemetery in Tovste (Tłuste), Ukraine
According to ESJF European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, the exact period of the cemetery's establishment is unknown. It appears on cadastral maps of 1826, 1858 and 1899. It can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in the middle of the 18th century. The grave of Baal Shem Tov's mother, Sarah, is located on the Jewish cemetery of Tovste. The cemetery is partly fenced. Its road side is surrounded by a concrete fence of 1.5 metres height. The northern part of the cemetery is used as a private garden. There are about 500 gravestones.
Date of the oldest tombstone: 1840
Date of the latest tombstone: 1941
To reach the cemetery, procced for about 450 metres in the eastern direction from the central intersection of the village. The cemetery is located on the left of the road adjacent to the Christian cemetery.