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Jewish Families from Luže, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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This project seeks to collect representatives of each of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Luže in the Czech Republic.

b. 1840-1848 []

d. 1840-1873 []

The Synagogue



A district on n the SE side of town was inhabited by a Jewish community with a rabbi since the late 18th century. Jewish population was 309 persons in 1920, who almost all were exterminated during WWII. The Synagogue from the 18th century has been renovated. A large Jewish cemetery about 1 km north of Luže has graves dating back to the 17th century.