ZABRZE JEWISH CEMETERY
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Cemetery ID:  172
Cemetery Name:  Zabrze Jewish Cemetery
Location Vis-À-Vis Above Named Town:  In center of town
Address 1:  Cmentarna Street 15
Address 2: 
Latitude:  50.307861 
Longitude:  18.795122 
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Accessed By:  Turning directly off a public road
Details Of Access:  Cemetery gate with two big Stars of David visible from the street.
Area Map: 
Cemetery Opening Hours:  All the time during day.
Currently In Use:  No
 
Collapse panel 2. Information on the Jewish Community
 
City/Town/Village Name:  Zabrze
Alternative Names:  Hindenburg (German), זאבז'א (Yiddish)
Country:  Poland
Region:  Zabrze County - Silesian Voivodeship
Latitude:  50.3 
Longitude: 18.783333 
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Current General Population:  over 100000
Current Jewish Population:  about 10
Jews Of This Town Buried Elsewhere:   
Date Earliest Known Jewish Community:  1872
Date Last Known Jewish Community:  about 1968
Jewish Population Before World War II:  about 800
Noteworthy Historical Events Involving
Or Affecting The Jewish Community: 
Jews From This Town Are Also Known
To Be Buried In:   
Jews From This Town Are Also Known
To Be Buried Comments: 
Jewish Community Denomination/s:  Orthodox
Notable Natives Of The Local Jewish Community: 
1.Wilhelm Eisner – since 1868 owner of the glass factory.
2.Salomon Lomnitz – i 1869 he opened first pharmacy shop in Zabrze.
3.Loebel Haendler – since 1860 owner of the biggest brewery in Zabrze.
4. Max Böhm ( born 1835 – died 06.01.1904) – jewish community founder
Additional Comments: 
 
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Collapse panel 3. Location, Markers, Access & Security
 
Description Of Cemetery Location:  urban
Situated:  on a hillside
Isolation Detail:  isolated
Additional Details:  Cemetery is located in old part of Zabrze city. It is so cold Old Zabrze or Small Zabrze.
Road / Entrance Sign:  Yes
Language Of Sign:   
Sign Text:  No text. Just Star of David.
Photo Of Sign: 
Identifiable Features On Sign:  Star of David
The Sign Mentions:   
Cemetery Entrance:  a locking gate
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Inscription Text: 
Cemetery Boundary:  a stone wall
Additional Comments:  Around cemetery is stone wall. One part of the wall is a separation between Jewish and Christian cemetry.
Access:  open with permission of (See Other info keyholder)
The Cemetery Is Visited:  rarely
Visited By:  all kind
Current Owner Of Cemetery:  regional or national government
 
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