US Commission No. SLCE000360
Jelka is located in Galanta, E of Bratislava. The isolated flat suburban location has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all via continuous masonry wall and a continuous fence with a locking gate. The approximate size of cemetery is now 150x50 meters. 100-500 marble, granite and sandstone 18th-20th century tombstones, most in original location, are flat shaped stones, finely smoothed and inscribed stones or double tombstones with Hebrew inscriptions. The cemetery has special section for children. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. The present property owner is unknown. The property is Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are agricultural and residential. Occasionally, private visitors stop. No maintenance has been done. Now, there is regular caretaker. Moderate threat: weather erosion. Slight threat: vandalism.
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