OBERNZENN: 91619 Bavaria (Gerz)
A Jewish community existed in 17th and 18th c. Cemetery in decent condition, has older and more recent tombstones. Source: Steinerne Zeugnisse juedischen Lebens in Bayern; eine Dokumentation, 2nd ed. by Israel Schwierz. Muenchen: Bayerische Landes- zentrale fuer politische Bildungsarbeit 1992, ISBN 3-87052-398-0, 368 pp. [1st ed. 1988, ISBN 3-87052-393-X, 352 pp.].


[UPDATE]  Der juedische Friedhof Obernzenn 1613-2013 (The Jewish Cemetery of Obernzenn 1613-2013) by Gisela Naomi Blume Publisher: Nuernberg : Gesellschaft fuer Familienforschung in Franken, 2013 ISBN 9783929865622. The book includes the inscriptions (with German translation from the Hebrew) and photographs of 377 heastones of the Jewish cemetery of Obernzenn, as well as biographical data and 87 genealogical trees. The book is available at the USHMM and some major university libraries and can be ordered directly from the publisher.

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