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AMBERG: 92224  Bavaria, Upper Palatinate (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Urban District.

LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Cemetery entrance on the left at the end of Phillip-Melanchthon-Strasse (Detail).

IN USE: From 1927 and still used today by the present Jewish community.

NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: Many old stones, also many post 1945 period.


  • Numerous individual gravestone photographs and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.


  • In Schwierz - refer to Sources below.
  • Norbert Flach: Spurensicherung : Amberg und der Landkreis unter dem Hakenkreuz publ. Vereinigung der Verfolgten des Naziregimes- Bund der Antifaschisten, Kreisverband Amberg-Sulzbach, Frankfurt (Main): VAS-Verlag fuer Akademische Schriften, 1993, 155 pages, ill. (LBI).


  • This cemetery contains the graves of 16 Nazi concentration camp victims.

SOURCE: Alemannia Judaica and Schwierz, page 282 (LBI).

(Researched and translated from German July 2009)

Last Updated on Friday, 10 July 2009 20:14
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