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LISBERG: 96170 Bavaria, Upper Franconia (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Bamberg.

LOCATION OF CEMETERY: From Lisberg (A) direction Frenshof, along footpath to (B)

IN USE: From 1739 until 1936 (last funeral).



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

  • Jüdische Friedhöfe in Bayern publ. Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte, Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst - click on Friedhöfe A-Z and Lisberg.


  • Israel Schwierz: Steinerne Zeugnisse jüdischen Lebens in Bayern - refer to Sources below.

  • Michael Trüger: Der jüdische Friedhof in Lisberg, publ. Der Landesverband der Israelitischen. Kultusgemeinden in Bayern - click on Friedhöfe and Lisberg.

  • Johann Fleischmann: Mesusa: Spuren juedischer Vergangenheit an Aisch, Aurach, Ebrach und Seebach. Die jüdischen Friedhöfe von Zeckern, Walsdorf, Aschbach, Uehlfeld, Mühlhausen, Lisberg, Burghaslach und Reichmannsdorf. Documentation for Lisberg on pages. 279-308, publ. Arbeitskreis "Juedische Landgemeinden an Aisch, Aurach, Ebrach und Seebach", 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 (LBI).

  • Klaus Guth in collaboration with Eva Groiss-Lau and Ulrike Krzywinski: Juedische Landgemeinden in Oberfranken (1800-1942) : ein historisch-topographisches Handbuch, publ. Bayerische Verlagsanstalt, Bamberg, 1988, 416 pages, illustr. (LBI).


  • Prior to having their own burial site, the cemetery in Walsdorf was used by this Jewish community.

  • The cemetery is enclosed by a wire-mesh fence and a thick evergreen hedge. There is an iron gate. Only the foundations of the old mortuary together with the stone mortuary table remain in place.

  • Desecration took place in 1938, when most gravestones were uprooted.

SOURCE: Alemannia Judaica and Schwierz, page 228 (Schwierz LBI).

(Researched and translated from German April 2010).

Photos courtesy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it who notes that the cemetery is surrounded by a low concrete wall, not a wire-mesh fence.[August 2017]


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