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CHAM: 93413 Bavaria, Upper Palatine (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Cham.

LOCATION OF CEMETERY:

IN USE: From 1889 until 1947 (last burial).

NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: Approximately 100.

DOCUMENTATION:

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

PUBLICATIONS:

  • In Schwierz - refer to Sources below.
  • Timo Bullemer: The Cemetery of the former Jewish Community of Cham (rijo research). (German version).

NOTES:

  • First burial in 1890. A memorial stone was erected in 1998 in memory of a Cham born refugee Jewish lady who died in the USA.
  • Three memorial plaques honour Jewish dead or missing soldiers of WW1.
  • The cemetery was desecrated in 1949 and again in 1977, when gravestones were toppled.
  • The iron gated cemetery is surrounded by a solid stone wall and is kept in excellent condition.

SOURCE: Alemannia Judaica and Schwierz, pages 283-284 (LBI).

(Researched and translated from German September 2009)

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