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Obj. ID: 357
Jewish Funerary Art
  Jewish cemetery in Yabluniv, Ukraine

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Kheifetz, Michael,

According to ESJF European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, the exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the first half of the 18th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. According to the VAAD database, there is a gravestone of 1667, but it was not detected by ESJF surveyors team. The cemetery first appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s and, later, it was also marked on a Polish map of 1939.

The site is used for cattle grazing. There is a barn on the cemetery site. There are about 400 gravestones. 

Date of the oldest tombstone: 1727

Date of the latest tombstone: 1940

Summary and Remarks

The cemetery in Yabluniv was documented by the Center for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1994 and again by the Project Jewish history in Galicia and Bukovina in 2012. 

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Name/Title
Jewish cemetery in Yabluniv | Unknown
Object Detail
Tombstone
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
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Site
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School/Style
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Period
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Period Detail
Collection
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Documentation / Research project
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Textual Content
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Yes
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources

See also the website of the Project Jewish history in Galicia and Bukovina,
"Yablonov Cemetery," Jewish Galicia and Bukovina, http://jgaliciabukovina.net/144357/cemetery/yablonov-cemetery (accessed November 6, 2022)
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Negative/Photo. No.
The following information on this monument will be completed:
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