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DEBRECEN: H&B [DEBRETSIN, DEBREZIN, DEBRECZYN , DEBREȚIN , DEBRECÍN , DEBRETSEN, DEBRECZIN, DEBRECZEN, HAJDÚSZENTGYÖRGY, HADHÁZYTELEP PDF Print E-mail

Coat of arms of Debrecen Alternate names: Debrecen [Hun], Debretsin and דעברעצין  [Yid], Debrezin [Ger], Debreczyn [Pol], Debrețin [Rom], Debrecín [Slov, Cz], Debretsen, Debreczin, Debreczen, Hajdúszentgyörgy, Hadházytelep. 47°32' N, 21°38' E, In E Hungary, 119 miles E of Budapest, 29 miles S of Nyíregyháza. Second-largest city in Hungary.Today: Capital of Hajdú-Bihar county. Jewish population: 3,089 (in 1880), 10,170 (1920) . Debrecen was located in Hungary's Hajdu Megye (Country). Raoul Wallenberg disappeared somewhere on his way to having a meeting with Marshall Rodion Malinovsky in Debrecen.Source. [February 2009]

Josza is now part of Debrecen but was a separate town. [March 2009]

Cemetery: address: Monostorpalyi u. 10 in downtown Debrecen (Pasti utca). Caretaker lives next to the still-active cemetery with several thousand tombstones. The Jewish community is about 1,000 strong. The center has a kosher kitchen. For visits, contact the Jewish Community (Zsido Hitkozseg) in Debrecen, Bajcsy-Zsilinszki E. u. 26. Phone: 315-861. source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (George Lazar)

UPDATE: Cemetery has been renovated. [March 2009]

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