France / Lorraine / Metz

Ancient Jewish cemetery of Metz

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Ancient Jewish cemetery of Metz

Avenue de Blida, 57000 Metz

Description historique


The Jewish presence in Metz probably dates from the first centuries of the Common Era. Nevertheless, the first administrative certificates are listed in the 9th century. The first major local Jewish figure was Rabbi Gershom Ben Yehuda (960-1028), a symbol of the ... Read more