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Cemetery ID:  240
Cemetery Name:  Szydlowiec Jewish Cemetery
Location Vis-À-Vis Above Named Town:  Within town
Address 1:  Wschodnia St.
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Accessed By:  Turning directly off a public road
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Currently In Use:  No
Collapse panel 2. Information on the Jewish Community
City/Town/Village Name:  Szydlowiec
Alternative Names:  Schidlovietz (French), Schidlovtzer (German), Shidlovetto (Spanish), Shidloviecz (Latin), Shidlovtza (English), Szydłowiec (Polish), Шидловец (Russian), שידלוביאץ (Yiddish), שידלוביץ (Hebrew)
Country:  Poland
Region:  Szydlowiec County - Masovian Voivodeship
Latitude:  51.233333 
Longitude: 20.85 
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Current General Population:  10000 - 25000
Current Jewish Population:  None
Jews Of This Town Buried Elsewhere:   
Date Earliest Known Jewish Community:  17th century
Date Last Known Jewish Community:  1941
Jewish Population Before World War II:  5000 - 10000
Noteworthy Historical Events Involving
Or Affecting The Jewish Community:  By the 1770s, the Jews of Szydlowiec constituted 90% of the total town population. The hassidic dynasty of Szydlowiec was founded in the 19th century. The Bund, the Hasskalah followers, the Zionists and Agudat Israel became active in the early 20th century. Following WWI, the garment industry became the main source of employment of the local Jewish population. In 1939 there were over 7000 Jews in the town. The ghetto was established in December 1941 and in September its inhabitants were sent to the Treblinka death camp.
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Notable Natives Of The Local Jewish Community:  Rabbi Natan David Rabinovitch (died 1865), son of Yerachmiel of Pschicha, founder of the local hassidic dynasty.
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Collapse panel 3. Location, Markers, Access & Security
Description Of Cemetery Location:  urban
Situated:  on flat land
Isolation Detail:  isolated
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Road / Entrance Sign:  No
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Cemetery Entrance:  a locking gate
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Cemetery Boundary:  wall or fence
Additional Comments:  Originally the cemetery was of much bigger size. There is a strong presumption that the original site of the cemetery was overbuilt by surrounding buildings. The cemetery is fenced off and it is made of the iron fence and masonry wall. The iron fence bears the menorah symbols. The side gate does not lock.
Access:  open to all
The Cemetery Is Visited:  frequently
Visited By:  all kind
Current Owner Of Cemetery:  Local Municipality
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