FULDA: 360xx [many codes] Hesse (Gerz)
1) I and 2) II, Edetzellerstr. Der juedische Friedhof in Fulda, ed. by Klaus Krolopp. Fulda: Magistrat 1980, 32 pp. (Dokumentationen zur Stadt-geschichte 2) DS135.G4 F88 1980. Verstaubte Fuldaer akten Erzaehlen: wie Man vor 50 Jahren ueber den alten Judenfriedhof dachte/ Fulda: 1938. 1 leaf 28 x 25 cm. fold. to 21 x 15 cm. Detached from Fuldaer Zeitung, Nr. 232, 8/9 Okt. 1938. Photoreproduction. id # GT 3250 F84 V4. Source: LBI. Fuldas Totenhoefe in alter und neuer Zeit; Die Juden Totenhoefe, Fulda: 1936. 1 leaf. 25 x 26 cm. fold. to 21 x 16 cm. Detached from Buchenblaetter, Beilage der Fuldaer Zeitung fuer Heimatfreunde, 1936. Photoreproduction. Bibliographical footnotes. ID # GT 3250 F84 F8. Source: LBI
Located on Heidelstein Strasse in Hesse. Town Contact: Friedhofsamt, Mr. Bohl, tel: 0661-901248-1, who has the key.
The cemetery, used now only as a Jewish cemetery, was established in 1906 with the last known Jewish burial in 1979. The isolated cemetery, with no sign but with Jewish symbols on gate or wall, is located on flat land and is the same size as before 1939. Access is open with permission. The city of Fulda pays a regular caretaker to maintain the site. A continuous masonry wall and locking gate surround the cemetery where 100-500 headstones appear in original locations. The oldest headstone dates from 1906. The headstones have Hebrew and German inscriptions. Within the limits of the cemetery is a pre-burial house.
UPDATE: OLD cemetery Postcode 36037 Fulda Location: between railroad station and Rabanusstrasse; NEW cemetery Postcode 36043 Fulda LOCATION: Heidelsteinstrasse
An incidental discovery led to fragments of ancient Jewish gravestones found leaning against the left outside wall of the Fulda Dom (Cathedral). At least one of the stones (photo 3 in the Source page linked below) allows the year of death to be established (335X in the Jewish calendar) or at the turn of the 16th / 17th century. The stones are now in very good and restored condition. The translation of the Hebrew inscription was made by Jennifer van Greft from Israel.
SOURCE: http://home.arcor.de/jinh/; scroll down to "Zufallsfunde" on the left column, and then click on "Jüdische Grabsteine am Dom zu Fulda" (Translated from German October 2007)
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