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US Commission No. CZCE00375
Alternate name: Pawlov in German. Pavlov is located in Bohemia, Pehlrimov at 49º24 15º15, 3 km SE of Pelhrimov, 24 km W of Jihlava. Cemetery: 600 m SE of chateau, close to road leading to Nemojov. Present town population is under 1,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Obecni Urad Pavlov, 394 01 Ol Rynarec, mayor: Ludvik Pozar.
  • Regional: Okresny urad, Referat Kultury, 393 01 Pelhrimov; tel. 0366/3107; and Prazska ZNO, Maislova 18, 110 01 Praha 1; tel. 02/231-69-25.
  • Interested: Statnii Zidovske Muzeum, Jachimova 3, 110 01 Praha 1; tel. 02/231-06-34 or 02/231-07-85; and local historian, Bohumil Jedlicka, 394 01 Rynarec 14; and Okresni Muzeum (chief: Engineer Jiri Cerny), Masaryko namesti 12, 393 01 Pelhrimov; tel. 0366/2535.

Earliest known Jewish community was first half of 19th century. 1930 Jewish population was 0. Scanty congregation existed when Jewish settlement in neighbouring Pelhrimov was prohibited. Congregation disbanded in second half of 19th century. The landmarked (No. 3224) cemetery originated before 1806 with last known Conservative Jewish burial perhaps 1914. The isolated rural (agricultural) hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all via a broken masonry wall without gate. The pre- and post-WWII size of cemetery is 0.0378 ha.

20-100 stones, most in original location, date from 19th century. The granite flat shaped stones and finely smoothed and inscribed stones have Hebrew and German inscriptions. The cemetery contains no known mass graves, sections, or structures. Praha Jewish community owns cemetery. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Occasionally, private visitors and local residents stop. Vandalism occurred 1945-1981. Jewish groups within the country did restoration between both World Wars but no maintenance now. Serious threat: vandalism. Moderate threat: pollution and vegetation.
Vlastmila Hamackova, Zabelska 37, Engineer Mojmir Maly, Ve Stresovickach 58, 169 00 Praha 6; tel. 33-57-69 and Jiri Fiedler, z"l, Brdickova 1916, 155 00 Praha 5; tel. 02/55-33-40 completed survey on 30 August 1992. Documentation: census 1723, 1830, 1849, 1930; Cadastre of 1830, and letters of historian B. Jedlicka, (1984-1985) z. museum Praha. No interviews.

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