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Coat of arms of Bünde Bünde is a town in the Herford district. Alternate names: Bünde [Ger], Buende. 52°12' N, 08°35' E, 12 miles N of Bielefeld, in Kreis Herford, NE Nordrhein-Westfalen. Jewish population: 137 (1871), 56 (1933). The town is called the Cigar Box of Germany. Many tobacco products such as pipes, and tobacco jars are also produced here. The Westphalian tobacco industry is based here, as well as the tobacco museums. Jewish history annual tours.

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 219: "Buende".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Germany, Vol. 4 (2007), p. 285: "Bunde".
  • JewishGen GerSIG

Old Cemetery: Market Street [Marktstrasse], across from the high school on the market. Used 1828 - 1896, 1896=ceased.
No visible gravestones. Before the Jews of Bunde had a separate burial ground, they buried their dead in Enger .
- History in Westphalia-Lippe 1987 , p.68
- History in Sahrhage 1988 , pp. 17 - 19
- History in splendor 1998 , page 109

New Cemetery:

Cemetery Road [Friedhofstrasse], part of the municipal cemetery (Feldmark cemetery) used 1896 - 1983. About 65 visible gravestones.
1984 by Linde Weiland (occupation list, 47 photos)
- History in Westphalia-Lippe 1987 , p.68
- History in Sahrhage 1988 , pp. 58, 68
- History in splendor 1998 , page 109

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