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Jewish Cemeteries in Poland

Jewish cemetery

The Jewish Cemetery on the hill overlooking the town of Skwierzyna, Lubuskie, in the far west of Poland.

Jews have lived in Poland since the 14th century and until the Second World War were a prosperous and integral part of Polish society. However, monuments to the long history of Jews in Poland has become increasingly difficult to uncover in modern Poland. Jewish cememteries do provide a link to the rich cultural heritage once present in Poland.  one of many gravestones carved with Jewish symbols and written in Hebrew

Here are some links to information about some of the most interesting Jewish cemeteries in Poland:

Schwerin Warthe Jewish Cemetery


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