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Obj. ID: 46540  Holocaust Memorial in the Jewish cemetery in Velhartice, Czech Republic, 1948

© Pallay, Sheila, Photographer: Pallay, Sheila, 2019

Who is Commemorated?

Jews of Velhartice killed in the Holocaust

Description

The monument is an upright polished slab inscribed in Czech. The inscriptions lists names of 24 local Jews killed in the Holocaust. 

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Holocaust Memorial in the Jewish cemetery in Velhartice | Unknown
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History

A Jewish cemetery was established in 1858. The cemetery is encircled by a stone wall. In the cemetery, there are 65 tombstones.

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Sources

Rozkošná, Blanka and Pavel Jakubec. Židovské památky Čech – Jewish Monuments in Bohemia (Brno, 2004)

"Velhartice-synagoga  (Welhartitz-Synagoge)," Zaniklé obce a objekty / Verschwundene Orte und Objekts, http://www.zanikleobce.cz/index.php?obec=4847 (accessed February 1, 2023)

for a good image, see https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/78/%C5%BDH_Velhartice_04.jpg

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