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  • Sociedad Argentina de Genealogia Judia: Juana Azurduy 2223, P. 8, (1429), Buenos Aires, Argentina. E-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

UPDATE: Searchable database of cemeteries:  http://www.amia.org.ar/index.php/services/default/sepelios [Aug 2014]

 

  • Website:(in Spanish).Asociación de Genealogía Judía de Argentina reported that photographing anything in any Argentinean cemetery (Jewish or otherwise) requires government authorization. Shortly after the dissolution of the Buenos Aires Kehila AMIA in 1994, the Ministry of Security forbade photographing any Jewish building, inside or outside, without authorization. Their JGS received pictures of Cemetery Cazes in Entre Rios (about 200 burials) because of an agreement to give a copy to the authorities of the digitalized list created from the photos. See Buenos Aires for cemetery death index information.

  • KehilaLink [Sep 2012]
  • Latin American Jewish Congress: Casilla de Correo 20, Suc.53, (Larrea 744), 1453 Buenos Aires. Tel. 54 1 962 5028/ 961 4534, Fax 54 1 963 7056

  • (YIVO): IWO Instituto Judío de Investígaciones. Delegacion de Asociaciones Israelitas Argentinas (DAIA), Ayacucho 632, 6 Piso, 1026 Buenos Aires, Tel. 54 1 375 4747/ 375 4730/ 375 4742, Fax 54 1 375 4742. [December 2000]

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    REFERENCES:

    Armony, Paul. Moisesville: The Jewish Pioneer Colony Toldot 4, Jul 1997. (English translation by Gila Brand). [August 2009]

    Armony, Paul. "Cemeteries in Argentina" [in Spanish] Toledot, September 1999. [October 2000]

    Avni, Haim Argentina & the Jews: A History of Jewish Immigration [August 2009]

    Braunstein, Gabriel. "The Jewish immigration to Entre Rios, Argentina". JGSR News, Jewish Genealogical Society of Rochester. [August 2009]

    Sofer, Eugene. "From Pale to Pampa: A Social History of the Jews of Buenos Aires Modern Judaism, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Oct., 1984), pp. 341-343. [August 2009]

    Weisbrot, Robert Weisbrot. The Jews of Argentina from the Inquisition to Peron 1979. [August 2009]

    45 Jewish cemeteries exist in Argentina. JGS of Argentina has burial records for eighteen of those cemeteries, a total of 157,850 names current through 1997. The records cover about 100 years. Of these eighteen cemeteries, nine (of a total 11) are in the Buenos Aires area and nine (from 34 active ones) are in the country. We are dealing with three other cemeteries' kehillot to obtain information and/or records, (two in big Buenos Aires and the third in Moisesville). This should include around 11,000/12,000 people.   The 1998 Jewish population in Argentina is estimated in around 220,000 persons, 85% living in the greater Buenos Aires area. Unfortunately, today, there are many private park cemeteries where many Jews and their non-Jewish wives are buried. Besides, many Jews are buried in the city cemetery for a variety of reasons. Also, some people were cremated. Our principal problem is with the cemeteries in the countryside both from a lack of information and the funding to obtain such. It will be necessary to go there to find anything. [see Buenos Aires] Source: Paul Armony (deceased)

    TRANSLATION OF JGS ARGENTINA CEMETERY INFORMATION:

    We have 35 cemeteries with 170,000 registries.

    1. For a search of one last name in the 11 cemeteries of Buenos Aires and the 24 cemeteries of the other areas (more than 170,000 burials from 1900 to 1998/99) from data that we have, (see detail): $3 per name with a minimum of $15 for up to 5 names; 15 names cost $45 and $1 for each additional thereafter. Example: 72 deceased of the same last name or slight variants of spelling is $5 for the first 15 and $57 for the following the 57 deceaseds or a total of $102 dollars

    2. Data that we have are: Name, last name, in the case of married women, sometimes is the last names as a single person, the date of death, (in very old burials sometimes they lack some data, like death and month), position of the tomb and cemetery, and in very few registries age at death, for example in old Liniers.   WE HAVE NEITHER NAME of the FATHER, NOR the DATE OF BIRTH, NOR BIRTHPLACE, NOR NATIONALITY, NOR PROFESSION, NOR DATA OF the CHILDREN (except for exceptions).  To obtain to more information requires to visit the cemetery and/or getting the death certificate. This costs $30 per visit to a cemetery of Buenos Aires, for up to 5 deceased in the same cemetery. They cannot research cemeteryies of the Interior, except by communicateing with the communities of the interior that administer cemeteries and deciding with them the cost. Obtaining a death certificate in Buenos Aires costs $35 (certified) or $10 (uncertifed). If nothing is found, no money is refunded. "single give back the $15 that is not paid when not receiving it." [sic] This single is valid for Buenos Aires; any other place requires a different cost.

       

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    # Burial Location
    1 -- Cemetery Table --
    2 ALGARROBO:
    3 ALLAN: see GENERAL ROCA
    4 AQATUYA: Santiage del Estero Province
    5 ARAUZ: see BERNASCONI
    6 AVIA TERAI: see PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    7 AVIGDOR:: also see Entre Rios
    8 BAHIA BLANCA:
    9 BARILOCHE:
    10 BASAVILBASO: Also see ENTRE RIOS
    11 BERAZATEGUI: see Buenos Aires
    12 BERNASCONI: also see BAHIA BLANCA and GENERAL SAN MARTIN
    13 BERRO: see LOPEZ
    14 BILEZ: see Villa Clara
    15 BUENOS AIRES:
    16 CAMARGO: see Buenos Aires
    17 CARLOS CASERES: Buenos Aires
    18 CARMEL: also see Entre Rios:
    19 CERES: Santa Fe Province
    20 CHACO Province:
    21 CHARATA:
    22 CHARATAL: see CHACO
    23 CIPOLLETTI: also see GENERAL ROCA
    24 CLARA: see Villa Clara and Entre Rios
    25 COLINAS:
    26 COLONIA BARON GINSBURG: see SAN VICENTE
    27 COLONIA D. CALVO: see SAN VICENTE
    28 COLONIA DORA: Santiago del Estero Province
    29 COLONIA FATIMA:
    30 COLONIA PALMAR YATAY: see UBAJAY
    31 COLONIA RUSA: see COLONIA FATIMA and GENERAL ROCA
    32 CONCEPCION DEL BERMEJO: see PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    33 CONCORDIA:
    34 CORDOBA:
    35 CULTURAL CS: see GENERAL ROCA
    36 CURBELO: see GENERAL CAMPOS
    37 DARRAGUEYRA: see BERNASCONI
    38 DESPARRAMADOS: see Villaguay
    39 DOMINGUEZ: see Entre Rios
    40 ENTRE RIOS
    41 GENERAL CAMPOS: Entre Rios Province
    42 GENERAL ROCA:
    43 GENERAL SAN MARTIN: (formerly VILLA ALBA)
    44 HAMBIS:
    45 HIRSCH: see ALGARROBO
    46 INGENEIRO SAJAROFF: see Villaguay and Entre Rios
    47 JUAN JOSE CASTELLI: see PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    48 LA CRIOLLA: see CERES
    49 LA ELSA: see CERES
    50 LA MARINA: see CERES
    51 LA PLATA: Buenos Aires Province
    52 LAPIN: aka Colonia Philipson
    53 LAS BRENAS: see CHARATA
    54 LAS PALMERAS: Santa Fe Province
    55 LEONARD COHEN: see VILLA ALCARAZ
    56 LOMAS DE ZAMORA: see Buenos Aires
    57 LOPEZ:Entre Rios Province
    58 LOUIS OUNGRE: see VILLA ALCARAZ
    59 LUCIENVILLE: see Basavilvaso
    60 MACHAGAI: see PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    61 MAURICIO HIRSCH:
    62 Medanos: see MIDANOS
    63 MIDANOS: Buenos Aires province
    64 MOCTEZUMA: see ALGARROBO
    65 MOISESVILLE: Santa Fe Province
    66 MONIGOTES: Santa Fe Province
    67 MONTEFIORE: Santa Fe Province
    68 PAGANINI: Santa Fe
    69 PALACIOS: Santa Fe Province, San Cristobal department
    70 PAMPA DEL INFIERNO: see PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    71 PARANA:
    72 PEDERNAL: aka Colonia Santa Isabel
    73 PERLIZA: see Villaguay
    74 PINEDO:
    75 POSADAS: Misiones Province
    76 PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    77 PUEBLO CAZIS:
    78 QUINTILIP: see PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    79 RIO NEGRO Province: Patagonia
    80 RIVERA:
    81 ROLON: see SAN VICENTE
    82 ROSARIO:
    83 SABA SYLVINA: see CHARATA
    84 SAN CRISTSBAL: Santa Fe Province, San Cristsbal district
    85 SAN GREGORIO: aka Colonia Sonnenfeld
    86 San Luis
    87 SAN SALVADOR:
    88 SAN VICENTE:
    89 SANTA FE Province:
    90 SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO:
    91 TRES ISELTAS: see PRESIDENCIA ROQUE SAENZ PENA
    92 TUCUMAN:
    93 UBAJAY: Entre Rios Province
    94 VENEZIANI:
    95 VIEDMA: Rio Negro province
    96 VILLA ALBA:
    97 VILLA ALCARAZ: Entre Rios Province
    98 VILLA ANGELA: Chaco Province
    99 VILLA CLARA:
    100 VILLA DOMINGUEZ:
     
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