Ancient Jewish cemetery of Gibraltar

Ancient Jewish cemetery of Gibraltar

Windmill Hill, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Ancient Jewish cemetery of Gibraltar

Ancien cimetière juif de Gibraltar

Windmill Hill, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar

Description historique

Gibraltar

The Jewish presence in Gibraltar seems to date back to the 14th century. A historical document from 1356 refers to an attempt by the Jewish community to free prisoners held by pirates. During the Inquisition of 1492, many Jews fled to North Africa via Gibraltar. ... Read more