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

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  • Rosa Ikenberg (1888 - d.)
  • Moritz Löwy / Löwi (1857 - 1912)
    Birth record: PODBOŘANSKÝ ROHOZEC (o. Louny) 1582 N 1857-1895 (3/78)Marriage record: PLZEŇ (o. Plzeň-město) 1551 O 1874-1910 (i v letech 1908-1910 pro každý rok)(73/304) Birth record: PODBOŘANSKÝ RO...
  • Elisabeth Richter (1838 - 1888)
    Birth record HBMa 1580 image 21/25 p19 Babet : is possible she and her sister Bertha are actually the same person.
  • Isak Jacob / Jakob Glaser (1828 - d.)
    Marriage record: POSTOLOPRTY (o. Louny) 1654 O 1866-1893 (15/21)
  • Theresia (Rezi) Abeles (1852 - 1916)
    Birth: PODBOŘANSKÝ ROHOZEC (o. Louny) 1581 N 1840-1857 kn 1581 65/100

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.