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Jewish Families from Třešť (Triesch), Moravia, Czech Republic

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

Earliest known Jewish community was after 1426. Jewish population: 750 (in 1830), 64 (in 1930). A big fire in 1824 destroyed the Jewish quarter. Wolf ben Loew Lichtenstadt, +1827, rabbi; Josef Frankfurter, 1801-80 (buried here), rabbi; Maxmilian Stern, 1844-1908, rabbi all lived here. The landmarked (Nr. 7109 S.M.) Jewish cemetery originated in 1650 with last known Conservative Jewish burial before 1942.