The Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague
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New website covers 1500 Jewish cemeteries in five European countries

The new website of the European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative offers an open access database of 1500 Jewish cemetries in Greece, Lithuania, Moldova, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

Data about each cemetry – including aerial photographs, historical data and geographical data – will be uploaded as the research of each cemetry is completed.

In January, the European Jewish Cemetries Initiative received € 800,000 from the European Union.

Read the full article at Jewish Heritage Europe.