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Alternate names: Gura Humorului [Rom], Gura Humora [Ger, Pol, Yid], Gurahum. -גורא הומאָרא Located at 47°33' N, 25°54' E in Suceava County, Moldavia region, 17 miles WSW of Suceava, 21 miles S of Rădăuţi (Radautz). 1900 Jewish population:  1,457. Yizkors: Gura Humora: 'ayarah bi-derom Bukovina; koroteha shel kehilah yehudit (Israel, 1992) and Der Geshichte der Juden in der Bukowina, vol. II (Tel Aviv, 1962).

  • Stones beautifully cared for, many in German. 3 pictures in book. Source: Saros Laszlo and Vali Dezso. Tanu ez a kohalom (This Cairn is Witness Today). ISBN 9637476172. Bruce Kahn. photographs of the cemetery. [February 2001]
  • burials records of cemetery. [March 2004]
  • Ruth Ellen Gruber Blogspot article has link to information about Gura Humorului cemetery with photo and burial index. "In 1857 Gura Humorului had a Jewish population of 190 souls. In that year also the Jewish cemetery was established. That cemetery was active until 1920. In 1920 the "New" cemetery was established right near the "Old" one, and it is still open today. This cemetery (the old and the new) has about 2060 graves. Stones beautifully cared for, many in German. The new part was renovated recently by The Association of Gura - Humora Jewish Community Descendants. " [November 2009]

Photo courtesy Hannelore C Fotografia


Photos by Charles Burns [March 2016]

[UPDATE] Photos and article on cemetery survey [April 2017]


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