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Collapse panel 1. Cemetery Location & Access
Cemetery ID:  86
Cemetery Name:  Bialystok Jewish Cemetery I
Location Vis-À-Vis Above Named Town:   
Address 1:  Wschodnia Str., dzielnica Banowka
Address 2: 
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Accessed By:  Turning directly off a public road
Details Of Access: 
Area Map:  Click here
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Currently In Use:   
Collapse panel 2. Information on the Jewish Community
City/Town/Village Name:  Bialystok
Alternative Names:  Balstogė (Lithuanian), Białystok (Polish), Bjalistoko (Esperanto), Беласток (Belarusian), ביאליסטוק (Yiddish)
Country:  Poland
Region:  Bialystok County - Podlachian Voivodeship
Latitude:  53.116667 
Longitude: 23.166667 
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Current General Population:  over 100000
Current Jewish Population:  10 - 1000
Jews Of This Town Buried Elsewhere:   
Date Earliest Known Jewish Community:  1692 or 1711
Date Last Known Jewish Community:   
Jewish Population Before World War II:  25000 - 100000
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
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Jewish Community Denomination/s:   
Notable Natives Of The Local Jewish Community:  Ludwik Zamenhof
Dr. Josif Chazanowicz
Rabbi Szmuel Mohilewer
Chaim Zelig Slonimski
Jacob Szapiro
Icchak Szamir
Leon Pines
Rabbi Gedalij Rozenman
Ludwik Zamenhof
Icchak Malmed are buried there.
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Collapse panel 3. Location, Markers, Access & Security
Description Of Cemetery Location:  suburban
Situated:  on flat land
Isolation Detail:  separate, but near other cemeteries
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Identifiable Features On Sign:  General Jewish symbols
The Sign Mentions:   
Cemetery Entrance:  a locking gate
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Inscription Text: 
Cemetery Boundary:  a broken masonry wall
Additional Comments: 
Access:  open to all
The Cemetery Is Visited:  frequently
Visited By:  all kind
Current Owner Of Cemetery:  Local Municipality
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Collapse panel 4. Current Use / Condition Status / Cemetery Specific Characteristics
Collapse panel 5. Tombstones, Memorial Markers & Structures
Collapse panel 6. Burials Register
Collapse panel 7. Ecological Decay & Vandalism
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