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International Jewish Cemetery Project - Argentina
Carmel is 410 km from Buenos Aires, 70 km from Vasavilbaso, 27 km from Villaguay, 24 km from San Gregorio, 20 km from Villa Clara, 15 km from Villa Dominguez, and 7 km from Sajaroff. Carmel colony on Route 20, 15 km west of Villa Dominguez and south of Ingenerio Sajaroff no longer appears on maps. Only four or five houses remain. [December 2003]

 

  • El Cementerio Israelita de Carmel: Jaime Tomas Jruz holds the keys (03455) 492031. Mr. Teveles in Villaguay, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Daniel Teweles, MD This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it can provide information. A brick wall painted white surrounds the cemetery. The entrance is a tall door, solid at the bottom with decorative arches at the top. To either side of the gate are columns with a Mogen David. Behind the gate is a white building with a Mogen David. The grass is well tended. The cemetery dates from 1898. All graves face east. Men are buried on the right, women on the right. The right section holds pioneer graves. Moises Jaimovich donated the land. Some graves have photos and decorative metal elements. The oldest grave, a small white obelisk, is that of Mauricio Mizrahi (1899-1900.) A long grave holds three members of the Efron family. A romantic story is attached to one grave with a stone bench. [December 2003]