. 47°51' N 7°43' E, In Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald district in SW Germany near the French border, 12 miles SW of Freiburg im Breisgau, 5 miles NE of Müllheim. [Not to be confused with Sulzbürg at 49°11' 11°25" in Oberpfalz, SE of Nürnberg].Sulzburg situated on the western slope of the Black Forest had a long tradition of continuous Jewish settlement since The Middle Ages. Around 1850 almost one third of its population of around 1200 was Jewish. Sulzburg's barrel-vaulted synagogue has been completely restored.
Wikipedia "In the middle of the 16th century, the landmarked and landscaped cemetery was used for Jews from Sulzburg as well as from the wider area. Before 1670 Lörrach cemetery was used. For several decades no burials were made in the 61.84 acre Sulzburger cemetery but by 1717 it was in use. From this period, the small cemetery hall dates . The Jewish cemetery is located on the so-called Badstraße in Berholz. In 1970, a memorial to the victims of persecution was built. [Apr 2013]
Information about the Jewish cemetery Sulzburg in the list of Jewish cemeteries in Baden-Württemberg the Central Archives for the Study of the History of the Jews in Germany
79295 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters)
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 462.
(Researched and tanslated from German January 2009)
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