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incorporating WINKEL, MITTELHEIM, HALLGARTEN: 65375 Hesse
DISTRICT: Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis (Rüd)
CEMETERY LOCATION: about 1 km west of Hallgarten, on continuation of Schützenstrasse.
IN USE: from 1625 until 1937 (1974).
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 146.
PUBLICATIONS:

  • The number of gravestones in this cemetery numbers 146, according to the list of cemeteries in Hesse, researched by the ‘Kommission für die Geschichte der Juden in Hessen’.
  • ‘Auf dem Judenfriedhof’ by Walter Ewig in: Heimatblätter des Vereins für Orts-und Heimatkunde 44.
DOCUMENTATION:
NOTE:
  • History: a Jewish cemetery has existed near Hallgarten since 1673 to serve numerous Jewish communities in the surrounding area, including Johannisberg, Eltville am Rhein and Rüdesheim amongst others.
SOURCES: Alemannia-Judaica.
[Researched and translated from German March 2008]
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