ALZENAU i.Ufr. incorp.HÖRSTEIN (HOERSTEIN)
ALZENAU i.Ufr. incorp.HÖRSTEIN (HOERSTEIN) | bayern-bavaria - International Jewish Cemetery Project
ALZENAU i.Ufr. incorp.HÖRSTEIN (HOERSTEIN): 63755 Bavaria, Lower Franconia (Gerz, Peters).
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Turn left before the end of Am Jüdischen Friedhof street (A) (Detail)
IN USE: From 1812, extended in 1848, until 1938.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 266.
The cemetery is enclosed by a solid stone wall, which has a double metal entrance gate.
Desecration took place in January 1936 when 100 gravestones were uprooted. A second desecration occurred in January 1937.
The cemetery is maintained in excellent order by the city of Alzenau. The ground is owned by the Landesverbandes Israelitischer Kultusgemeinden in Bayern.
SOURCE: Alemannia Judaica and Schwierz, page 73 (Schwierz LBI).
(Researched and translated from German December 2009)