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

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  • Therese Moravec (1874 - 1943)
    Birth record: NOVÝ RYCHNOV (Neu Reichenau, o. Pelhřimov) 491 N (births) 1788 - 1901, 1912; Z (deaths) 1820-1873 (11/28) Death record: Born 15. 01. 1874 Last residence before deportation: Prague...
  • Charlotte Hochwald (1880 - bef.1945)
    Wedding in Brno 25.5.1902 Source: Badatelna | REP 73 REC 415 (170) Death record: Born 02. 09. 1880 last residence before deportation: Brno Transport Af, č. 55 (31.03.1942 Brno -> Terezín) Transport...
  • 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 Lánů, Svitavy-Lány), n...
  • Anna Stein (c.1849 - 1931)
  • Moses Rosenzweig (deceased)

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.