Obj. ID: 47371
Jewish Funerary Art New Jewish cemetery in Olesko, Ukraine - Photos of 2019
To the main object: New Jewish cemetery in Olesko, Ukraine
According to ESJF European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, the exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it was marked on Polish maps of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny (WIG) of the 1930s. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the end of the 18th century. The cemetery is surrounded by a metal fence of 1.5 metres height. There are 2 gravestones and about 20 fragments. The date of oldest tombstone is 1794.
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 980 metres in the western direction from the Saint Nicholas statue (Statuya Mykolaya Chudotvortsya). The cemetery is located on the right of the road.