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Djurdjevac, Ðurđevac, Gjurgjevac, Sankt-Georgen, Szentgyörgy, Sanct-Georgen, Gyurgyevecz, Djurdjevec. 46°02' N 17°04' , 54.0 miles ENE of Zagreb

Cemetery, established in 1860, exists in 1994. The property was nationalized in 1958. [Land Registry: Folder No: 1257 Plot No.: 4685/2] Synagogue building sold in 1956 but existed in 1994. Jewish Community belonged to the J.C. in Bjelovar. Source: Srdjan Matic, MD, 40 West 95th Street, Apt. 1-B, New York, NY 10025. (212) 222-7783. Jewish Population: 1931- 57; 1941- 20; 1947-1; 1994-0 [1999]

The Jewish cemetery's  former size remains unknown. Only two tombstones exist, lying damaged in a Gypsy  village built on the site of the cemetery. On one of them, the carved blessing of Cohanim is still visible. [February 2009]


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