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photography: Jacek Michiej
Katowice

Cmentarz żydowski w Katowicach

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Jewish cemetery in Katowice cemetery located at ul. Kozielska 16, in the Śródmieście district. In 1868, the Jewish community in Katowice bought from Josef Ludnowski, for 480 thalers, the area for the new cemetery was 3 acres of land . The cemetery was opened in 1869. Its area was enlarged in 1927. During World War II, the Germans devastated the cemetery. They brought the corpses of the murdered defenders of Katowice here . After the end of the war, another extension of the cemetery area was made (in 1945 ). The cemetery is surrounded by a brick fence. About 1,400 tombstones have been preserved on the area of 1.1 ha. The first person buried in this cemetery was four-year-old Carl Munzer. The members of such families as Goldstein, Glaser and Schalsch are buried in the cemetery. In 1890, the funeral home was rebuilt, and next to it, the Funeral Brotherhood building was built with an apartment for the guardian . There is a monument on the cemetery dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust. It has the form of a wide altar. Polish-Hebrew inscriptions are placed on stelaes, crowning the mensa. There are plaques on mensa, commemorating six families that were murdered by Germans during World War II. Two standing candles were located on mensie . The cemetery was entered in the register of monuments on October 29, 1990 (registration number: A / 1414/90). The limits of protection include: cemetery area, tombstones, funeral house, funeral fraternity building, fencing with a forged gate . [source: Wikipedia, 568843]
confessionJudaism
type of the cemeteryreligious
state of the cemeteryactive
[source: Wikipedia, 568843]
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Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-p
Wikipedia, Cultural heritage monuments in Poland with known IDs, Images from Wiki Loves Monuments 2014, Images from Wiki Loves Monuments 2014 in Poland, Jewish Cemetery in Katowice, Self-published work, Uploaded via Campaign:wlm-pl
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