Coat of arms of Erdőbénye Erdőbénye. 48°16' N, 21°22' E, 17 miles SW of Sátoraljaújhely, 29 miles ENE of Miskolc.. Jewish population: 332 (in 1880), 153 (in 1930).

  • JewishGen Hungary SIG
  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 366: "Erdobenye".
  • Wikipedia: "At one point the leader of the local Jewish population was Rabbi Chaim Friedlander, author of the homoletic "Tal Chaim". He was the son-in-law of Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh of Liska (alternative name for Olaszliszka), and when his father-in-law died, Rabbi Chaim Friedlander took over his father-in-laws seat in Liska Hasidic dynasty." [Apr 2014]


  • Jewish cemetery keys are in Dózsa György Street. well-kept cemetery[March 2009]
  • US Commission No. 000013
  • Erdobenye is located in Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen (48º16' 21º22'), 55km from Miskolc. Cemetery: E of town center, land record 224 hrsz. Town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.


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