|TREBIVLICE: Litomerice, Bohemia|
Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic, 13 km southwest of Lovosice. The population is 826 (2006).
US Commission No. CZCE000189
Alternate name: Triblitz; Trziblitz in German, Třebívlice in Czech. Trebivlice is located in Bohemia, Litomerice at 50º27 13º54, 17 km SW of Litomerice and 23 km SSW of Usti nad Labem. Cemetery: 1 km NW. Present town population is under 1,000 with no Jews.
Earliest known Jewish community was 1713. 1930 Jewish population was 6. Jews moved to big towns in second half of 19th century. The unlandmarked Jewish cemetery originated in 1868 or 1877 with last known Progressive/Reform Jewish burial in 1941. The isolated rural (agricultural) hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by crossing public orchard, access is open with permission via broken fence with non-locking gates. The pre- and post-WWII size of cemetery is about 2 meters sq. [?-sic) ha.
20-100 stones date from second half of 19th-20th century. The granite and sandstone finely smoothed and inscribed stones or multi-stone monuments have Hebrew, German and Czech inscriptions. The cemetery has no special sections, no known mass graves, or structures. The municipality owns Jewish cemetery property. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Rarely, private visitors stop. Vandalism occurred 1945-1981 with no maintenance. Very serious threat: vegetation. Moderate threat: pollution, existing and proposed nearby development. Slight threat: uncontrolled access, weather erosion and vandalism.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2009 14:42|