France / Occitanie / Posquières-Vauvert

Ancient Jewish cemetery of Vauvert

Practical info

Type of location: Cemetery

Ancient Jewish cemetery of Vauvert

Chemin du Grès, Vauvert

Historical description


Four hundred Jews lived in Posquières in the 12th century, according to the Benjamin of Tudela’s travels. A city where, as the author recounts, a community very much invested in study and research was maintained. Like other towns in the region at the time. ... Read more