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Jewish families from Podbořanský Rohozec (Deutsch Rust), Louny district, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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  • Samuel Glaser (1842 - 1899)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : May 20 2018, 11:34:05 UTC Birth record: PODBOŘANSKÝ ROHOZEC (o. Louny) 1581 N 1840-1857 (13/100) Marriage record: ŽATEC (o. Louny) 2465 O 1860-...
  • Alexander Faig / Feig (1805 - d.)
    Birth: PODBOŘANSKÝ ROHOZEC (o. Louny) 1580 N 1798-1839 3/25 Marriage record: PODBOŘANSKÝ ROHOZEC 1584 O 1840-1890 (4/34)
  • Adolf Grünbaum (1854 - 1929)
    Marriage record: KARLOVY VARY 762 O 1869-1905 repro 28: Grave: Lists full birth and death dates
  • Franziska Kussi (1840 - 1907)
    Birth record: PODBOŘANSKÝ ROHOZEC 1581 N 1840-1857 (7/100) Death record: PLZEŇ (o. Plzeň-město) 1554 Z 1869-1920 (i v letech 1908-1920 pro každý rok) image 199
  • Katharina Feig (c.1816 - 1845)

This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the Podbořanský Rohozec (Deutsch Rust or Teutschenrust) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.


Earliest known Jewish community was probably mid-18th century. 1930 Jewish population was 13. In 1864, the community numbered 290 people (50% of total population). Jews moved to big towns in second half of 19th century. In 1935, major Jewish creditor murdered here was the last Conservative or Progressive/Reform funeral at this landmarked cemetery established in 1860. This was the birthplace of traveller Eduard Glaser (1855-1908). Between fields and woods, the isolated hillside by water has no sign or marker. Reached by crossing private property, access is pen to all with a slightly damanged continuous masonry wall and non-locking gate. The pre- and post-WWII size of cemetery is about 1493 sq. m.

20-100 stones date from second half of 19th-20th century. The granite and sandstone flat shaped stones, finely smoothed and inscribed stones, flat stones with carved relief decoration, double tombstones or multi-stone monuments have Hebrew and German inscriptions. Some tombstones have portraits on stones. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. Within the limits of the site is a pre-burial house. Usti nad Labem Jewish community owns the Jewish cemetery. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Rarely, private visitors and local residents stop. Vandalism occurred during World War II, occasionally 1945-1991. Work was done by Israeli descendants of Zentner family who clean occasionally around their family grave and elsewhere too. Maintenace was very seldom. Moderate threat: weather erosion and vegetation. Slight threat: uncontrolled access, pollution, vandalism and existing nearby development.