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International Jewish Cemetery Project - Argentina also see Villaguay and Entre Rios
18 km SE of Villaguay in the "center" of the Clara colony (named for Barsness Hirsch) of Entre Rios Province was founded in 1892. Site of agricultural cooperative, Fondo Comunal Sociedad Cooperativa Agricultural Cooperative Company and Community Fund: the town originated as three ranches of which only one remains (San Manuel) and eventually was home to the first Jewish Hospital in South America. Probably, burials were in San Gregorio Jewish Cemetery, 7 km away. [December 2003]
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