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Jewish Families from Svitavy (Zwittau), Moravia, Czech Republic

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  • Max Zifferer (c.1836 - 1912)
  • Moses Rosenzweig (deceased)
  • Hermann Edler von Zeissl (1817 - 1884)
    Hermann Edler von Zeissl (September 22, 1817 - September 23, 1884) was a Moravia-born Austrian Jewish dermatologist who was born in the village of Vierzighuben (Czech: Čtyřicet Lá...

This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Svitavy (Zwittau) in the Czech Republic.

he cemetery was founded in 1892; during the Second World War the cemetery fell into disrepair and tombstones were stolen or knocked over. At the beginning of the 21st century the town restored the cemetery (the communists built a clay court at the site). Forty tombstones have been preserved.