COLONIA PHILLIPPSON (Itaara): Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul Print

The first Jewish Colonization Association colony in Brazil was Philippson, in the region of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, in 1904, consisting of 37 families (267 persons) from Bessarabia. Shtetlink. [September 2010]

Cemetery: declared a National Historic site in 1994.

 

According to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , who took the photos below: "...most Jews left Philippson to Santa Maria and the cemetery has been active from the 1920's until now."

 

 

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