Jewish cemetery near the Nová Bystřice
Czech Republic

Jewish cemetery in New Bystřice below the notoriety of larger and older cemeteries, but still worth a visit. It was founded in the years 1878-9 and since he was the only one in the whole region, Jews were buried here from distant places, as well as Austrian facing (Litcham). The oldest gravestone find the year 1880, the latest is from 1934. We find modest tombstones, reminding older Jewish tombstones as flashy as továrnické Wurmfeldů families. The first mention of the presence of Jews in 1827, in 1924, the Israelites reported 76 persons, 30 September 1939 the Jewish community was officially canceled, what happened to the Jews themselves sources are silent, probably most of them did not survive the war. The cemetery can be found near the town on the main road towards Číměř, Jindrichuv Hradec.


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Updated: 21/08/2013


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